New Living Translation
Sensible people control their temper; they earn respect by overlooking wrongs.
King James Bible
The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
Darby Bible Translation
The discretion of a man maketh him slow to anger, and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
World English Bible
The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger. It is his glory to overlook an offense.
Young's Literal Translation
The wisdom of a man hath deferred his anger, And his glory is to pass over transgression.
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LibraryThe Wrath of God
What does every sin deserve? God's wrath and curse, both in this life, and in that which is to come. Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire.' Matt 25: 41. Man having sinned, is like a favourite turned out of the king's favour, and deserves the wrath and curse of God. He deserves God's curse. Gal 3: 10. As when Christ cursed the fig-tree, it withered; so, when God curses any, he withers in his soul. Matt 21: 19. God's curse blasts wherever it comes. He deserves also God's wrath, which is …
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But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you!
Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.
Make allowance for each other's faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others.
2 Kings 5:12
Aren't the rivers of Damascus, the Abana and the Pharpar, better than any of the rivers of Israel? Why shouldn't I wash in them and be healed?" So Naaman turned and went away in a rage.
A gossip goes around telling secrets, but those who are trustworthy can keep a confidence.
People with understanding control their anger; a hot temper shows great foolishness.
Better to be patient than powerful; better to have self-control than to conquer a city.
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