Proverbs 15:18

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

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

A wrathfull man stirreth vp strife: but he that is slow to anger, appeaseth strife.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, But the slow to anger calms a dispute.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

A wrathful man stirreth up contention; But he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.
- American Standard Version (1901)

An angry man makes men come to blows, but he who is slow to get angry puts an end to fighting.
- Basic English Bible

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

A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.
- Webster's Bible

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

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

A wrathful man stirreth up discord; but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Proverbs 15

  • Karen
    You'll see how wise someone truly is by their foolishness
  • Carolyn Scranton for verse 3
    Watching at this time is essential. Know what time it is!
  • True Bible fact.
  • God keeps watch upon bad people and deals with them according to their conduct. However, if we are among the good ones, we can be sure that Jehovah God takes note of our acts of faithfulness.
  • Sondra L Marshall
    Important reminders of what is expected of us. Thank you Lord for all the gifts you provide me.
  • Muuo
    Verses 1 2! if anyone is amongest the saints, he she must think of what 2 say if our father,God, will be pleased by your words for we must please God only Muuo

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