New Living Translation
A hot-tempered person starts fights; a cool-tempered person stops them.
King James Bible
A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.
Darby Bible Translation
A furious man stirreth up contention; but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.
World English Bible
A wrathful man stirs up contention, but one who is slow to anger appeases strife.
Young's Literal Translation
A man of fury stirreth up contention, And the slow to anger appeaseth strife.
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LibraryContention Over the Man Born Blind.
(Jerusalem.) ^D John IX. 1-41. [Some look upon the events in this and the next section as occurring at the Feast of Tabernacles in October, others think they occurred at the Feast of Dedication in December, deriving their point of time from John x. 22.] ^d 1 And as he passed by, he saw a man blind from his birth. [The man probably sought to waken compassion by repeatedly stating this fact to passers-by.] 2 And his disciples asked him, saying, Rabbi, who sinned, this man, or his parents, that he should …
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel
"And the Life. " How Christ is the Life.
"Now the End of the Commandment," &C.
"Thou Shall Keep Him in Perfect Peace, Whose Mind is Stayed on Thee, Because He Trusteth in Thee. "
Finally Abram said to Lot, "Let's not allow this conflict to come between us or our herdsmen. After all, we are close relatives!
People with understanding control their anger; a hot temper shows great foolishness.
A gentle answer deflects anger, but harsh words make tempers flare.
A lazy person's way is blocked with briers, but the path of the upright is an open highway.
The anger of the king is a deadly threat; the wise will try to appease it.
A troublemaker plants seeds of strife; gossip separates the best of friends.
A quarrelsome person starts fights as easily as hot embers light charcoal or fire lights wood.
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