Proverbs 27:4
Good News Translation
Anger is cruel and destructive, but it is nothing compared to jealousy.

Contemporary English Version
An angry person is dangerous, but a jealous person is even worse.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Anger hath no mercy: nor fury, when it breaketh forth: and who can bear the violence of one provoked?

New American Bible
Anger is cruel, and wrath overwhelming, but before jealousy who can stand?

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Anger hath no mercy: nor fury, when it breaketh forth: and who can bear the violence of one provoked?

James 1:19-21 You know, my dearest brethren. And let every man be swift to hear, but slow to speak and slow to anger. . . .

but

Proverbs 14:30 Soundness of heart is the life of the flesh: but envy is the rottenness of the bones.

Genesis 26:14 And he had possessions of sheep and of herds, and a very great family. Wherefore the Palestines envying him,

Genesis 37:11 His brethren therefore envied him: but his father considered the thing with himself.

Job 5:2 Anger indeed killeth the foolish, and envy slayeth the little one.

Matthew 27:18 For he knew that for envy they had delivered him.

Acts 5:17 Then the high priest rising up, and all they that were with him (which is the heresy of the Sadducees) were filled with envy.

Acts 7:9 And the patriarchs, through envy, sold Joseph into Egypt. And God was with him,

Acts 17:5 But the Jews, moved with envy and taking unto them some wicked men of the vulgar sort and making a tumult, set the city in an uproar: and besetting Jason's house, sought to bring them out unto the people.

Romans 1:29 Being filled with all iniquity, malice, fornication, avarice, wickedness: full of envy, murder, contention, deceit, malignity: whisperers,

James 3:14-16 But if you have bitter zeal, and there be contention in your hearts: glory not and be not liars against the truth. . . .

James 4:5,6 Or do you think that the scripture saith in vain: To envy doth the spirit covet which dwelleth in you? . . .

1 John 3:12 Not as Cain, who was of the wicked one and killed his brother. And wherefore did he kill him? Because his own works were wicked: and his brother's just.

envy

Proverbs 6:34 Nor will he yield to any man's prayers, nor will he accept for satisfaction ever so many gifts.

Songs 8:6 Put me as a seal upon thy heart, as a seal upon thy arm, for love is strong as death, jealousy as hard as hell, the lamps thereof are fire and flames.

Context
Do not Boast about Tomorrow
3A stone is heavy, and sand weighty: but the anger of a fool is heavier than them both. 4Anger hath no mercy: nor fury, when it breaketh forth: and who can bear the violence of one provoked?5Open rebuke is better than hidden love.…
Cross References
1 John 3:12
Not as Cain, who was of the wicked one and killed his brother. And wherefore did he kill him? Because his own works were wicked: and his brother's just.

Proverbs 6:34
Nor will he yield to any man's prayers, nor will he accept for satisfaction ever so many gifts.

Proverbs 27:3
A stone is heavy, and sand weighty: but the anger of a fool is heavier than them both.

Additional Translations
Wrath is cruel and anger is like a flood, but who can withstand jealousy?Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?

Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming; But who is able to stand before jealousy?

Wrath is merciless, and anger sharp: but envy can bear nothing.

Fury is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before jealousy?

Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before jealousy?

Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?

Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming; but who is able to stand before jealousy?

Fury is fierce, and anger is overflowing, And who standeth before jealousy?
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