New Living Translation
Control your temper, for anger labels you a fool.
King James Bible
Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.
Darby Bible Translation
Be not hasty in thy spirit to be vexed; for vexation resteth in the bosom of fools.
World English Bible
Don't be hasty in your spirit to be angry, for anger rests in the bosom of fools.
Young's Literal Translation
Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry, For anger in the bosom of fools resteth.
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Gen. ii. 17.--"But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shall not eat of it, for in the day that thou eatest thereof, thou shalt surely die."--Gen. i. 26.--"And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth." The state wherein man was created at first, you heard was exceeding good,--all …
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Covenanting Adapted to the Moral Constitution of Man.
Letter xxviii (Circa A. D. 1130) to the Abbots Assembled at Soissons
Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.
Short-tempered people do foolish things, and schemers are hated.
People with understanding control their anger; a hot temper shows great foolishness.
Don't long for "the good old days." This is not wise.
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