Proverbs 22:24
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New International Version
Do not make friends with a hot-tempered person, do not associate with one easily angered,

King James Bible
Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go:

Darby Bible Translation
Make no friendship with an angry man, and go not with a furious man;

World English Bible
Don't befriend a hot-tempered man, and don't associate with one who harbors anger:

Young's Literal Translation
Shew not thyself friendly with an angry man, And with a man of fury go not in,

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Commentary
Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Make no friendship with an angry man - Spirit has a wonderful and unaccountable influence upon spirit. From those with whom we associate we acquire habits, and learn their ways, imbibe their spirit, show their tempers and walk in their steps. We cannot be too choice of our company, for we may soon learn ways that will be a snare to our soul.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Proverbs 21:24 Proud and haughty scorner is his name, who deals in proud wrath.

Proverbs 29:22 An angry man stirs up strife, and a furious man abounds in transgression.

2 Corinthians 6:14-17 Be you not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship has righteousness with unrighteousness...

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The Rich and the Poor
Chapel Royal, Whitehall, 1871. Proverbs xxii. 2. "The rich and poor meet together: the Lord is the maker of them all." I have been asked to preach here this afternoon on behalf of the Parochial Mission Women's Fund. I may best describe the object for which I plead, as an attempt to civilise and Christianise the women of the lower classes in the poorer districts of London and other great towns, by means of women of their own class--women, who have gone through the same struggles as they have,
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons

The Christian Business World
Scripture references: Proverbs 22:29; Romans 12:11; Psalms 24:1; 50:10-12; Haggai 2:8; Psalm 49:6,10,16,17; 62:10; Matthew 13:22; Mark 10:23,24; Job 31:24-26; Proverbs 3:9; Matthew 25:14-30; 24:45-51; 6:19-21; Luke 12:16-21. THE IDEAL IN THE BUSINESS WORLD There is often a wide difference between the methods actually employed in doing business and when they should be. Good men who are in the thick of the battle of competition and rivalry with other firms in the same line of trade, are the quickest
Henry T. Sell—Studies in the Life of the Christian

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