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

  • BSP
    Verse 28: The person who thinks before he or she speaks is considered righteous to God.
  • BSP
    Verse 30: Hearing a good report can make us feel good not only mentally, but also physically. We should try to fill our mind with positive and upbuilding things.
  • Lu2677
    Proverbs15:16"Better is little with fear of the Lord, than great treasure and trouble therein." (have better life even if you do not have much material things, if you be afraid of God,"fear" 26"The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the Lord,but the words of the pure are pleasant words."(thoughts of the wicked;Talking about mere thoughts, not just wicked thoughts.)pure heart=pure words.
  • BSP
    Verse 19 shows how Jehovah God views laziness. He views it in a negative way and we should avoid it.
  • BSP
    Verse 15 brings out that if we see everything negatively then we will feel afflicted all day long. We need to try to have a positive viewpoint.
  • 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?

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