New International Version
An angry person stirs up conflict, and a hot-tempered person commits many sins.
King James Bible
An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.
Darby Bible Translation
An angry man exciteth contention; and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.
World English Bible
An angry man stirs up strife, and a wrathful man abounds in sin.
Young's Literal Translation
An angry man stirreth up contention, And a furious man is multiplying transgression.
Proverbs 29:22 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
An angry man stirreth up strife - His spirit begets its like wherever he goes.
And a furious man aboundeth in transgression - His furious spirit is always carrying him into extremes, and each of these is a transgression.
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A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict, but the one who is patient calms a quarrel.
Whoever loves a quarrel loves sin; whoever builds a high gate invites destruction.
Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person, do not associate with one easily angered,
As charcoal to embers and as wood to fire, so is a quarrelsome person for kindling strife.
A servant pampered from youth will turn out to be insolent.
For as churning cream produces butter, and as twisting the nose produces blood, so stirring up anger produces strife."
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