Proverbs 29:8
Mockers inflame a city, but the wise turn away anger.
Cross References
Proverbs 11:11
By the blessing of the upright a city is built up, but by the mouth of the wicked it is torn down.

Proverbs 16:14
The wrath of a king is a messenger of death, but a wise man will pacify it.

Proverbs 29:9
If a wise man goes to court with a fool, there will be raving and laughing with no resolution.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Proverbs 11:11
By the blessing of the upright a city is built up, but by the mouth of the wicked it is torn down.

Isaiah 28:14-22
Therefore hear the word of the LORD, O scoffers, who rule this people in Jerusalem. . . .

Matthew 27:39-43
And those who passed by heaped abuse on Him, shaking their heads, . . .

John 9:40, 41
Some of the Pharisees who were with Him heard this, and they asked Him, "Are we blind too?" . . .

John 11:47-50
Then the chief priests and Pharisees convened the Sanhedrin and said, "What are we to do? This man is performing many signs. . . .

1 Thessalonians 2:15, 16
who killed both the Lord Jesus and their own prophets, and drove us out as well. They are displeasing to God and hostile to all men, . . .

James 3:5, 6
In the same way, the tongue is a small part of the body, but it boasts of great things. Consider how small a spark sets a great forest ablaze. . . .


Exodus 32:10-14
Now leave Me alone, so that My anger may burn against them and consume them. Then I will make you into a great nation." . . .

Numbers 16:48
He stood between the living and the dead, and the plague was halted.

Numbers 25:11
"Phinehas son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has turned My wrath away from the Israelites; for he was zealous for My sake among them, so that I did not consume the Israelites in My zeal.

Deuteronomy 9:18-20
Then I fell down before the LORD for forty days and forty nights, as I had done the first time. I did not eat bread or drink water because of all the sin you had committed in doing what was evil in the LORD's sight and provoking Him to anger. . . .

2 Samuel 24:16, 17
But when the angel stretched out his hand to destroy Jerusalem, the LORD relented from the calamity and said to the angel who was destroying the people, "Enough, withdraw your hand now!" At that time the angel of the LORD was by the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite. . . .

Jeremiah 15:1
Then the LORD said to me: "Even if Moses and Samuel should stand before Me, My heart would not go out to this people. Send them from My presence, and let them go.

Ezekiel 22:30
I searched for a man among them to repair the wall and stand in the gap before Me on behalf of the land, so that I should not destroy it. But I found no one.

Amos 7:2-6
And when the locusts had eaten every green plant in the land, I said, "Lord GOD, please forgive! How will Jacob survive, since he is so small?" . . .

James 5:15-18
And the prayer offered in faith will restore the one who is sick. The Lord will raise him up. If he has sinned, he will be forgiven. . . .

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