5 Psalms About Anger

Read through these Psalms and reflect on how anger affects your hearts nevertheless learn about the loving anger of God.

Psalms 37:8 – 37:9

“Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil. For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.”

Psalms 145:8

“The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy.”

Psalms 30:5

“For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.”

Psalms 77:9 – 77:11

“Hath God forgotten to be gracious? hath he in anger shut up his tender mercies? Selah. And I said, This is my infirmity: but I will remember the years of the right hand of the most High. I will remember the works of the LORD: surely I will remember thy wonders of old.”

Psalms 6:1

“O LORD, rebuke me not in thine anger, neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure.”

Popular Bible verses about anger

Ephesians 4:26

“Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath:”

James 1:19

“Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:”

Proverbs 15:1

“A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.”

1 Chronicles 13:10

“And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Uzza, and he smote him, because he put his hand to the ark: and there he died before God.”

Ephesians 4:31

“Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:”

Ecclesiastes 7:9

“Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.”

Jeremiah 10:24

“O LORD, correct me, but with judgment; not in thine anger, lest thou bring me to nothing.”

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