New American Standard Bible
He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city.
King James Bible
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
Darby Bible Translation
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
World English Bible
One who is slow to anger is better than the mighty; one who rules his spirit, than he who takes a city.
Young's Literal Translation
Better is the slow to anger than the mighty, And the ruler over his spirit than he who is taking a city.
Proverbs 16:32 Parallel
LibraryApril 17. "He that Ruleth his Spirit is Better than He that Taketh a City" (Prov. xvi. 32).
"He that ruleth his spirit is better than he that taketh a city" (Prov. xvi. 32). Temperance is true self-government. It involves the grace of self-denial and the spirit of a sound mind. It is that poise of spirit that holds us quiet, self-possessed, recollected, deliberate, and subject ever to the voice of God and the conviction of duty in every step we take. Many persons have not that poise and recollected spirit. They are drifting at the impulse of their own impressions, moods, the influence of …
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This you know, my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;
2 Kings 5:12
"Are not Abanah and Pharpar, the rivers of Damascus, better than all the waters of Israel? Could I not wash in them and be clean?" So he turned and went away in a rage.
He who is slow to anger has great understanding, But he who is quick-tempered exalts folly.
A gray head is a crown of glory; It is found in the way of righteousness.
The lot is cast into the lap, But its every decision is from the LORD.
A man's discretion makes him slow to anger, And it is his glory to overlook a transgression.
Like a city that is broken into and without walls Is a man who has no control over his spirit.
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