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

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Discussion for Proverbs 15

  • Lu2677
    Proverbs 15:3 "The eyes of the Lord are in every place, beholding the evil and the good." I believe through faith that this verse is true. Yet, there are some people that call themselves "Christian" telling a lie to their children and say that it is Santa that has the power to do this. Is this a harmless lie?
  • Steve morrow
    proverbs15:10correction is grievous unto him that forsaketh the way and he that hateth reproof shall die PROVERBS21:16THE MAN THAT WANDERETH OUT OF THE WAY OF UNDERSTANDING SHALL REMAIN IN THE CONGREGATION OF THE DEAD 1JOHN5:20 AND WE KNOW THAT THE SON OF GOD IS COME AND HATH GIVEN US AN UNDERSTANDING THAT WE MAY KNOW him THAT IS TRUE AND WE ARE IN him THAT IS TRUE EVEN IN his SON JESUS CHRIST....
  • Irene123
    V. 1 - a soft (compassionate) answer turneth way wrath; One needs the Holy Ghost indwelling in him everyday, thru daily prayer, to accomplish this. When talking to someone - anger begets anger so easily without His spirit living in you. And it works!! For2 1/2 yrs. His spirit has worked for me. Matt. 6:33 is so very true. To seek His righteousness is to follow Acts2:38, cont.
  • Lilian
    God knows us even before we came to our Mothers Womb. Simply be coz we are the Child of the Living God. All good gifts comes from above. If we are believers in Christ we must be also a Doer in Christ. Obedience to his words are more important to meditate than sacrifice. We must be born again in spirit live and follow like Jesus praise and thanks to the blood of Jesus this is more than enough amen
  • J
    And as a matter of a fact, the kingdom of heaven is supposed to be here on earth. The tree of life is used for the healing of all nations and the Pharisees have made the tree of life non-existent or a weed. Man has sold the souls of men for vanities, period.
  • Maria velasquez
    There is Not a Thing, simply Nothing!!! hidden from the LORD our GOD, Blessed be His Holy Glorious Mighty Merciful Powerful NAME Forever. Daily We need to cry out, looking up for His Tender Perfect Mercies in Christ Jesus His Son Our LORD GOD KING AND SAVIOR...Halleluiah.

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