Proverbs 15:18
Good News Translation
Hot tempers cause arguments, but patience brings peace.

Contemporary English Version
Losing your temper causes a lot of trouble, but staying calm settles arguments.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A passionate man stirreth up strifes: he that is patient appeaseth those that are stirred up.

New American Bible
The ill-tempered stir up strife, but the patient settle disputes.

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A passionate man stirreth up strifes: he that is patient appeaseth those that are stirred up.

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Proverbs 10:12 In the lips of the wise is wisdom found: and a rod on the back of him that wanteth sense.

Proverbs 26:21 As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire, so an angry man stirreth up strife.

Proverbs 28:25 He that boasteth and puffeth up himself, stirreth up quarrels: but he that trusteth in the Lord, shall be healed.

Proverbs 29:22 A passionate man provoketh quarrels: and he that is easily stirred up to wrath, shall be more prone to sin.

2 Samuel 19:43 And the men of Israel answered the men of Juda, and said: I have ten parts in the king more than thou, and David belongeth to me more than to thee: why hast thou done me a wrong, and why was it not told me first, that I might bring back my king? And the men of Juda answered more harshly than the men of Israel.

2 Samuel 20:1 And there happened to be there a man of Belial, whose name was Seba, the son of Bochri, a man of Jemini: and he sounded the trumpet, and said: We have no part in David, nor inheritance in the son of Isai: return to thy dwellings, O Israel.

James 3:14-16 But if you have bitter zeal, and there be contention in your hearts: glory not and be not liars against the truth. . . .

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Proverbs 15:1 A mild answer breaketh wrath: but a harsh word stirreth up fury.

Proverbs 25:15 By patience a prince shall be appeased, and a soft tongue shall break hardness.

Genesis 13:8,9 Abram therefore said to Lot: Let there be no quarrel, I beseech thee, between me and thee, and between my herdsmen and thy herdsmen: for we are brethren. . . .

Judges 8:1-3 And the men of Ephraim said to him: What is this that thou meanest to do, that thou wouldst not call us, when thou wentest to fight against Madian? And they chid him sharply, and almost offered violence. . . .

1 Samuel 25:24 And she fell at his feet, and said: Upon me let this iniquity be, my lord: let thy handmaid speak, I beseech thee, in thy ears, and hear the words of thy servant.

Ecclesiastes 10:4 If the spirit of him that hath power, ascend upon thee, leave not thy place: because care will make the greatest sins to cease.

Matthew 5:9 Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

Acts 6:1-5 And in those days, the number of the disciples increasing, there arose a murmuring of the Greeks against the Hebrews, for that their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. . . .

James 1:19,20 You know, my dearest brethren. And let every man be swift to hear, but slow to speak and slow to anger. . . .

Context
A Gentle Answer Turns Away Wrath
17It is better to be invited to herbs with love, than to a fatted calf with hatred. 18A passionate man stirreth up strifes: he that is patient appeaseth those that are stirred up.19The way of the slothful is as a hedge of thorns: the way of the just is without offence.…
Cross References
Genesis 13:8
Abram therefore said to Lot: Let there be no quarrel, I beseech thee, between me and thee, and between my herdsmen and thy herdsmen: for we are brethren.

Proverbs 14:29
He that is patient, is governed with much wisdom: but he that is impatient, exalteth his folly.

Proverbs 15:1
A mild answer breaketh wrath: but a harsh word stirreth up fury.

Proverbs 15:19
The way of the slothful is as a hedge of thorns: the way of the just is without offence.

Proverbs 16:14
The wrath of a king is as messengers of death: and the wise man will pacify it.

Proverbs 16:28
A perverse man stirreth up quarrels: and one full of words separateth princes.

Proverbs 26:21
As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire, so an angry man stirreth up strife.

Proverbs 28:25
He that boasteth and puffeth up himself, stirreth up quarrels: but he that trusteth in the Lord, shall be healed.

Proverbs 29:22
A passionate man provoketh quarrels: and he that is easily stirred up to wrath, shall be more prone to sin.

Ecclesiastes 10:4
If the spirit of him that hath power, ascend upon thee, leave not thy place: because care will make the greatest sins to cease.

Additional Translations
A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger calms dispute.A wrathful man stirs up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeases strife.

A wrathful man stirreth up contention; But he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.

A passionate man stirs up strife; but he that is slow to anger appeases even a rising one. A man slow to anger will extinguish quarrels; but an ungodly man rather stirs them up.

A furious man stirreth up contention; but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.

A wrathful man stirreth up contention: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.

A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.

A wrathful man stirs up contention, but one who is slow to anger appeases strife.

A man of fury stirreth up contention, And the slow to anger appeaseth strife.
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