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

  • Cec
    Im so thankful to be reminded in proverbs 15 1 that kindness over powers anger
  • 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.
  • 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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