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Don't give in to worry or anger; it only leads to trouble.
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Cease from anger, and leave rage; have no emulation to do evil.
Job 5:2 Anger indeed killeth the foolish, and envy slayeth the little one.
Job 18:4 Thou that destroyest thy soul in thy fury, shall the earth be forsaken for thee, and shall rocks be removed out of their place?
Proverbs 14:29 He that is patient, is governed with much wisdom: but he that is impatient, exalteth his folly.
Proverbs 16:32 The patient man is better than the valiant: and he that ruleth his spirit, than he that taketh cities.
Ephesians 4:26,31 Be angry: and sin not. Let not the sun go down upon your anger. . . .
James 1:19,20 You know, my dearest brethren. And let every man be swift to hear, but slow to speak and slow to anger. . . .
James 3:14-18 But if you have bitter zeal, and there be contention in your hearts: glory not and be not liars against the truth. . . .
Psalm 31:22 But I said in the excess of my mind: I am cast away from before thy eyes. Therefore thou hast heard the voice of my prayer, when I cried to thee.
Psalm 73:15 If I said: I will speak thus; behold I should condemn the generation of thy children.
Psalm 116:11 I said in my excess: Every man is a liar.
1 Samuel 25:21-23 And David said: Truly in vain have I kept all that belonged to this fellow in the wilderness, and nothing was lost of all that pertained unto him: and he hath returned me evil for good. . . .
Jeremiah 20:14,15 Cursed be the day wherein I was born: let not the day in which my mother bore me, be blessed. . . .
Jonah 4:1,9 And God saw their works, that they were turned from their evil way: and God had mercy with regard to the evil which he had said that he would do to them, and he did it not. . . .
Luke 9:54,55 And when his disciples, James and John, had seen this, they said: Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven and consume them? . . .
ContextDo Not Envy Those who Do Wrong
…7Be subject to the Lord and pray to him. Envy not the man who prospereth in his way; the man who doth unjust things. 8Cease from anger, and leave rage; have no emulation to do evil.9For evildoers shall be cut off: but they that wait upon the Lord, they shall inherit the land.…
Let all bitterness and anger and indignation and clamour and blasphemy be put away from you, with all malice.
But now put you also all away: anger, indignation, malice, blasphemy, filthy speech out of your mouth.
Be subject to the Lord and pray to him. Envy not the man who prospereth in his way; the man who doth unjust things.
Additional TranslationsRefrain from anger and abandon wrath; do not fret—it can only bring harm.Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not yourself in any wise to do evil.
Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: Fret not thyself, it tendeth only to evil-doing.
ease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself so as to do evil.
Cease from anger, and forsake wrath; fret not thyself: it [would be] only to do evil.
Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself, it tendeth only to evil-doing.
Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.
Cease from anger, and forsake wrath. Don't fret, it leads only to evildoing.
Desist from anger, and forsake fury, Fret not thyself only to do evil.
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