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Anger (387 Occurrences)

Matthew 18:34 And his lord was very angry, and put him in the hands of those who would give him punishment till he made payment of all the debt. (See NAS RSV NIV)

Matthew 22:7 So the king's anger was stirred, and he sent his troops and destroyed those murderers and burnt their city. (WEY)

Mark 3:5 When he had looked around at them with anger, being grieved at the hardening of their hearts, he said to the man, "Stretch out your hand." He stretched it out, and his hand was restored as healthy as the other. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 21:23 "Alas for the women who at that time are with child or who have infants; for there will be great distress in the land, and anger towards this People. (WEY)

John 3:36 He who believes in the Son has the Life of the Ages; he who disobeys the Son will not enter into Life, but God's anger remains upon him. (WEY)

Acts 19:28 When they heard this they were filled with anger, and cried out, saying, "Great is Artemis of the Ephesians!" (WEB)

Romans 2:5 The fact is that in the stubbornness of your impenitent heart you are treasuring up against yourself anger on the day of Anger--the day when the righteousness of God's judgements will stand revealed. (WEY)

Romans 2:8 while on the other hand upon the self-willed who disobey the truth and obey unrighteousness will fall anger and fury, affliction and awful distress, (WEY NIV)

Romans 5:9 If therefore we have now been pronounced free from guilt through His blood, much more shall we be delivered from God's anger through Him. (WEY)

Romans 9:22 And what if God, while choosing to make manifest the terrors of His anger and to show what is possible with Him, has yet borne with long-forbearing patience with the subjects of His anger who stand ready for destruction, (WEY)

Romans 10:19 But I say, Did not Israel know? First Moses saith, I will provoke you to jealousy by them that are no people, and by a foolish nation I will anger you. (KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)

Romans 12:19 Do not be revengeful, my dear friends, but give way before anger; for it is written, "'Revenge belongs to Me: I will pay back,' says the Lord." (WEY)

1 Corinthians 13:5 She does not behave unbecomingly, nor seek to aggrandize herself, nor blaze out in passionate anger, nor brood over wrongs. (WEY NIV)

2 Corinthians 12:20 For I am afraid that by any means, when I come, I might find you not the way I want to, and that I might be found by you as you don't desire; that by any means there would be strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, factions, slander, whisperings, proud thoughts, riots; (WEB DBY RSV NIV)

Galatians 5:20 idolatry, sorcery, hatred, strife, jealousies, outbursts of anger, rivalries, divisions, heresies, (WEB DBY NAS RSV)

Ephesians 2:3 Among them all of us also formerly passed our lives, governed by the inclinations of our lower natures, indulging the cravings of those natures and of our own thoughts, and were in our original state deserving of anger like all others. (WEY)

Ephesians 4:26 be angry and do not sin; let not the sun go down upon your wrath, (See NAS RSV NIV)

Ephesians 4:31 Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, outcry, and slander, be put away from you, with all malice. (WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ephesians 5:6 Let no one deceive you with empty words, for it is on account of these very sins that God's anger is coming upon the disobedient. (WEY YLT)

Ephesians 6:4 And ye fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and admonition of the Lord. (DBY NAS RSV)

Colossians 3:6 It is on account of these very sins that God's anger is coming, (WEY YLT)

Colossians 3:8 but now you also put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and shameful speaking out of your mouth. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Colossians 3:21 Fathers, provoke not your children to anger, lest they be discouraged. (KJV WBS)

1 Thessalonians 1:10 and to await the return from Heaven of His Son, whom He raised from among the dead--even Jesus, our Deliverer from God's coming anger. (WEY YLT)

1 Thessalonians 2:16 for they still try to prevent our preaching to the Gentiles so that they may find salvation. They thus continually fill up the measure of their own sins, and God's anger in its severest form has overtaken them. (WEY YLT)

1 Thessalonians 5:9 For God has not pre-destined us to meet His anger, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ; (WEY YLT)

2 Thessalonians 2:8 and then the Lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will sweep away with the tempest of His anger, and utterly overwhelm by the awful splendour of His Coming. (WEY)

1 Timothy 2:8 I desire therefore that the men in every place pray, lifting up holy hands without anger and doubting. (WEB WEY YLT RSV NIV)

Hebrews 3:11 As I swore in My anger, they shall not be admitted to My rest" -- (WEY YLT NIV)

Hebrews 4:3 We who have believed are soon to be admitted to the true rest; as He has said, "As I swore in My anger, they shall not be admitted to My rest," although God's works had been going on ever since the creation of the world. (WEY YLT NIV)

Hebrews 11:27 Through faith he left Egypt, not being frightened by the king's anger; for he held on his course as seeing the unseen One. (WEY RSV NIV)

James 1:19 So, then, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger; (WEB YLT NAS RSV)

James 1:20 for the anger of man doesn't produce the righteousness of God. (WEB WEY NAS RSV NIV)

Revelation 6:16 while they called to the mountains and the rocks, saying, "Fall on us and hide us from the presence of Him who sits on the throne and from the anger of the Lamb; (WEY YLT)

Revelation 6:17 for the day of His anger--that great day--has come, and who is able to stand?" (WEY YLT)

Revelation 11:18 The nations grew angry, and Thine anger has come, and the time for the dead to be judged, and the time for Thee to give their reward to Thy servants the Prophets and to Thy people, and to those who fear Thee, the small and the great, and to destroy those who destroy the earth." (WEY YLT)

Revelation 12:12 For this reason be glad, O Heaven, and you who live in Heaven! Alas for the earth and the sea! For the Devil has come down to you; full of fierce anger, because he knows that his appointed time is short." (WEY)

Revelation 14:8 And another, a second angel, followed, exclaiming, "Great Babylon has fallen, has fallen--she who made all the nations drink the wine of the anger provoked by her fornication." (WEY)

Revelation 14:10 he also will drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is prepared unmixed in the cup of his anger. He will be tormented with fire and sulfur in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb. (WEB WEY ASV YLT NAS RSV)

Revelation 14:19 And the angel flung his sickle down to the earth, and reaped the vine of the earth and threw the grapes into the great winepress of God's anger. (WEY)

Revelation 15:1 Then I saw another marvel in Heaven, great and wonderful--there were seven angels bringing seven plagues. These are the last plagues, because in them God's anger has found full expression. (WEY)

Revelation 15:7 And one of the four living creatures gave the seven angels seven bowls of gold, full of the anger of God who lives until the Ages of the Ages. (WEY)

Revelation 16:1 Then I heard a loud voice from the sanctuary say to the seven angels, "Go and pour on to the earth the seven bowls of the anger of God." (WEY)

Revelation 16:19 The great city was split into three parts; the cities of the nations fell; and great Babylon came into remembrance before God, for Him to make her drink from the wine-cup of His fierce anger. (WEY YLT)

Revelation 19:15 From His mouth there comes a sharp sword with which He will smite the nations; and He will Himself be their Shepherd, ruling them with a scepter of iron; and it is His work to tread the winepress of the fierce anger of God, the Ruler of all. (WEY YLT)

Genesis 27:45 until your brother's anger turn away from you, and he forgets what you have done to him. Then I will send, and get you from there. Why should I be bereaved of you both in one day?" (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Genesis 30:2 Jacob's anger was kindled against Rachel, and he said, "Am I in God's place, who has withheld from you the fruit of the womb?" (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Genesis 31:35 And she said to her father, Let it not be an occasion of anger in the eyes of my lord that I cannot rise up before thee, for it is with me after the manner of women. And he searched carefully, but did not find the teraphim. (DBY)

Genesis 39:19 And it cometh to pass when his lord heareth the words of his wife, which she hath spoken unto him, saying, 'According to these things hath thy servant done to me,' that his anger burneth; (YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 44:18 Then Judah came near to him, and said, "Oh, my lord, please let your servant speak a word in my lord's ears, and don't let your anger burn against your servant; for you are even as Pharaoh. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Genesis 49:6 My soul, don't come into their council. My glory, don't be united to their assembly; for in their anger they killed men. In their self-will they hamstrung cattle. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 49:7 Cursed be their anger, for it was fierce; and their wrath, for it was cruel. I will divide them in Jacob, and scatter them in Israel. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 4:14 The anger of Yahweh was kindled against Moses, and he said, "What about Aaron, your brother, the Levite? I know that he can speak well. Also, behold, he comes forth to meet you. When he sees you, he will be glad in his heart. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 11:8 All these your servants shall come down to me, and bow down themselves to me, saying, "Get out, with all the people who follow you;" and after that I will go out.'" He went out from Pharaoh in hot anger. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 15:7 In the greatness of your excellency, you overthrow those who rise up against you. You send forth your wrath. It consumes them as stubble. (See NAS NIV)

Exodus 15:8 And by the spirit of Thine anger Have waters been heaped together; Stood as a heap have flowings; Congealed have been depths In the heart of a sea. (YLT)

Exodus 22:24 and my anger shall burn, and I will slay you with the sword; and your wives shall be widows, and your children fatherless. (DBY YLT NAS NIV)

Exodus 32:10 And now let me alone, that my anger may burn against them, and I may consume them; and I will make of thee a great nation. (DBY YLT NAS NIV)

Exodus 32:11 And Moses appeaseth the face of Jehovah his God, and saith, 'Why, O Jehovah, doth Thine anger burn against Thy people, whom Thou hast brought forth out of the land of Egypt with great power and with a strong hand? (YLT NAS NIV)

Exodus 32:12 Why should the Egyptians speak, and say, For misfortune he has brought them out, to slay them on the mountains, and to annihilate them from the face of the earth? Turn from the heat of thine anger, and repent of this evil against thy people! (DBY YLT NAS NIV)

Exodus 32:19 It happened, as soon as he came near to the camp, that he saw the calf and the dancing: and Moses' anger grew hot, and he threw the tablets out of his hands, and broke them beneath the mountain. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 32:22 Aaron said, "Don't let the anger of my lord grow hot. You know the people, that they are set on evil. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Exodus 34:6 Yahweh passed by before him, and proclaimed, "Yahweh! Yahweh, a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness and truth, (WEB ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 11:1 The people were complaining in the ears of Yahweh. When Yahweh heard it, his anger was kindled; and Yahweh's fire burnt among them, and consumed some of the outskirts of the camp. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 11:10 Moses heard the people weeping throughout their families, every man at the door of his tent; and the anger of Yahweh was kindled greatly; and Moses was displeased. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Numbers 11:33 While the flesh was yet between their teeth, before it was chewed, the anger of Yahweh was kindled against the people, and Yahweh struck the people with a very great plague. (WEB JPS ASV YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 12:9 The anger of Yahweh was kindled against them; and he departed. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 14:18 'Yahweh is slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, forgiving iniquity and disobedience; and that will by no means clear the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and on the fourth generation.' (WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 22:22 God's anger was kindled because he went; and the angel of Yahweh placed himself in the way for an adversary against him. Now he was riding on his donkey, and his two servants were with him. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Numbers 22:27 The donkey saw the angel of Yahweh, and she lay down under Balaam: and Balaam's anger was kindled, and he struck the donkey with his staff. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Numbers 24:10 Balak's anger was kindled against Balaam, and he struck his hands together; and Balak said to Balaam, "I called you to curse my enemies, and, behold, you have altogether blessed them these three times. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 25:3 Israel joined himself to Baal Peor: and the anger of Yahweh was kindled against Israel. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV NIV)

Numbers 25:4 Yahweh said to Moses, "Take all the chiefs of the people, and hang them up to Yahweh before the sun, that the fierce anger of Yahweh may turn away from Israel." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 25:11 "Phinehas, the son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron the priest, has turned my wrath away from the children of Israel, in that he was jealous with my jealousy among them, so that I didn't consume the children of Israel in my jealousy. (See NIV)

Numbers 32:10 Yahweh's anger was kindled in that day, and he swore, saying, (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 32:13 Yahweh's anger was kindled against Israel, and he made them wander back and forth in the wilderness forty years, until all the generation, who had done evil in the sight of Yahweh, was consumed. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Numbers 32:14 "Behold, you have risen up in your fathers' place, an increase of sinful men, to augment yet the fierce anger of Yahweh toward Israel. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Deuteronomy 4:25 When you shall father children, and children's children, and you shall have been long in the land, and shall corrupt yourselves, and make an engraved image in the form of anything, and shall do that which is evil in the sight of Yahweh your God, to provoke him to anger; (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 6:15 for Yahweh your God in the midst of you is a jealous God; lest the anger of Yahweh your God be kindled against you, and he destroy you from off the face of the earth. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 7:4 For he will turn away your son from following me, that they may serve other gods: so the anger of Yahweh would be kindled against you, and he would destroy you quickly. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 9:7 Keep well in mind how you made the Lord your God angry in the waste land; from the day when you went out of Egypt till you came to this place, you have gone against the orders of the Lord. (See NIV)

Deuteronomy 9:18 I fell down before Yahweh, as at the first, forty days and forty nights; I did neither eat bread nor drink water; because of all your sin which you sinned, in doing that which was evil in the sight of Yahweh, to provoke him to anger. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 9:19 For I was afraid of the anger and hot displeasure, with which Yahweh was angry against you to destroy you. But Yahweh listened to me that time also. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 11:17 and the anger of Yahweh be kindled against you, and he shut up the sky, so that there shall be no rain, and the land shall not yield its fruit; and you perish quickly from off the good land which Yahweh gives you. (WEB JPS ASV YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 13:17 There shall cleave nothing of the devoted thing to your hand; that Yahweh may turn from the fierceness of his anger, and show you mercy, and have compassion on you, and multiply you, as he has sworn to your fathers; (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 19:6 lest the avenger of blood pursue the manslayer, while his heart is hot, and overtake him, because the way is long, and strike him mortally; whereas he was not worthy of death, inasmuch as he didn't hate him in time past. (See NAS RSV)

Deuteronomy 29:20 Yahweh will not pardon him, but then the anger of Yahweh and his jealousy will smoke against that man, and all the curse that is written in this book shall lie on him, and Yahweh will blot out his name from under the sky. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Deuteronomy 29:23 And that the whole land thereof is brimstone, and salt, and burning, that it is not sown, nor beareth, nor any grass groweth therein, like the overthrow of Sodom, and Gomorrah, Admah, and Zeboim, which the LORD overthrew in his anger, and in his wrath: (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 29:24 even all the nations shall say, "Why has Yahweh done thus to this land? What does the heat of this great anger mean?" (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 29:27 therefore the anger of Yahweh was kindled against this land, to bring on it all the curse that is written in this book; (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 29:28 and Yahweh rooted them out of their land in anger, and in wrath, and in great indignation, and cast them into another land, as at this day." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 31:17 Then my anger shall be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them, and I will hide my face from them, and they shall be devoured, and many evils and troubles shall come on them; so that they will say in that day,'Haven't these evils come on us because our God is not among us?' (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Deuteronomy 31:29 For I know that after my death you will utterly corrupt yourselves, and turn aside from the way which I have commanded you; and evil will happen to you in the latter days; because you will do that which is evil in the sight of Yahweh, to provoke him to anger through the work of your hands." (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 32:16 They moved him to jealousy with strange gods. They provoked him to anger with abominations. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 32:21 They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not God. They have provoked me to anger with their vanities. I will move them to jealousy with those who are not a people. I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS NAS NIV)

Deuteronomy 32:22 For a fire is kindled in my anger, Burns to the lowest Sheol, Devours the earth with its increase, and sets the foundations of the mountains on fire. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Deuteronomy 32:27 If not -- the anger of an enemy I fear, Lest their adversaries know -- Lest they say, Our hand is high, And Jehovah hath not wrought all this. (YLT)

Joshua 7:1 But the children of Israel committed a trespass in the devoted things; for Achan, the son of Carmi, the son of Zabdi, the son of Zerah, of the tribe of Judah, took some of the devoted things. Therefore Yahweh's anger burned against the children of Israel. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Joshua 7:26 They raised over him a great heap of stones that remains to this day. Yahweh turned from the fierceness of his anger. Therefore the name of that place was called "The valley of Achor" to this day. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Joshua 23:16 when you disobey the covenant of Yahweh your God, which he commanded you, and go and serve other gods, and bow down yourselves to them. Then the anger of Yahweh will be kindled against you, and you will perish quickly from off the good land which he has given to you." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)


Anger (387 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To make painful; to cause to smart; to inflame. 4. (vt) To excite to anger;
to enrage; to provoke. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ANGER. ...
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Compassionate (22 Occurrences)
... Yahweh! Yahweh, a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger, and abundant
in loving kindness and truth, (See NAS NIV). Deuteronomy ...
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Provoking (29 Occurrences)
... out of this good land which he gave to their fathers, and will scatter them beyond
the River, because they have made their Asherim, provoking Yahweh to anger. ...
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Provocation (20 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The act of inciting anger or resentment. 2. (n.) That which provokes, or
excites anger; the cause of resentment; as, to give provocation. ...
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Abounding (28 Occurrences)
... Yahweh! Yahweh, a merciful and gracious God, slow to anger, and abundant
in loving kindness and truth, (See NAS RSV NIV). Numbers ...
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Burneth (67 Occurrences)
... Genesis 30:2 And Jacob's anger burneth against Rachel, and he saith, 'Am I in stead
of God who hath withheld from thee the fruit of the womb?' (YLT). ...
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Vanities (14 Occurrences)
... They have provoked me to anger with their vanities. ... I will provoke them to
anger with a foolish nation. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT). ...
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Slow (43 Occurrences)
... 12. (n.) A moth. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. SLOW. slo: Chiefly for 'erekh,
literally, "long," in the phrase "slow to anger" (Nehemiah 9:17, etc.). ...
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Provoked (70 Occurrences)
... And another, a second angel, followed, exclaiming, "Great Babylon has fallen, has
fallen--she who made all the nations drink the wine of the anger provoked by ...
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Kindle (25 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) Fig.: To inflame, as the passions; to rouse; to provoke; to excite to action;
to heat; to fire; to animate; to incite; as, to kindle anger or wrath; to ...
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3949. parorgizo -- to provoke to anger
... to provoke to anger. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: parorgizo Phonetic Spelling:
(par-org-id'-zo) Short Definition: I provoke to anger, exasperate ...
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3711. orgilos -- inclined to anger, passionate
... inclined to anger, passionate. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: orgilos
Phonetic Spelling: (org-ee'-los) Short Definition: prone to anger Definition ...
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1690. embrimaomai -- to be moved with anger, to admonish sternly
... to be moved with anger, to admonish sternly. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
embrimaomai Phonetic Spelling: (em-brim-ah'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I snort ...
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3709. orge -- impulse, wrath
... impulse, wrath. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: orge Phonetic Spelling:
(or-gay') Short Definition: anger, wrath, passion Definition: anger ...
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2372. thumos -- passion
... worth). This flaw is completely absent of the Lord expressing (inspiring)
anger. ... This anger is directed sin with intense and . [ the ...
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2042. erethizo -- to stir up
... Verb Transliteration: erethizo Phonetic Spelling: (er-eth-id'-zo) Short Definition:
I stir up, provoke Definition: I stir up, arouse to anger, provoke, irritate ...
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3115. makrothumia -- patience, long-suffering
... 3115 (from 3117 , "long" and 2372 , "passion, anger") -- properly, long-passion,
ie waiting sufficient time before expressing anger. ...
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3710. orgizo -- to make angry
... irritate, provoke, am angry. Cognate: 3710 -- be angry, as expressing a
"fixed anger" (settled opposition). 3710 ("to show settled ...
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3114. makrothumeo -- to persevere, to be patient
... perseverance. Cognate: 3114 -- properly, (to ), refusing to with anger, because
of reasoning. [The literal sense if the term is " ().". ...
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3950. parorgismos -- irritation
... 3950 (from 3949 , see there) -- irritation (exasperation, bitterness) which is provoked,
ie by someone causing a personal ("up-close") sense of anger (R. Trench ...
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Topical Bible Verses
Psalm 37:8
Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not yourself in any wise to do evil.—AKJV

Proverbs 15:1
A soft answer turns away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.—AKJV

Ephesians 4:26
Be you angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down on your wrath:—AKJV

Proverbs 16:32
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that rules his spirit than he that takes a city.—AKJV

James 1:20
For the wrath of man works not the righteousness of God.—AKJV

Ephesians 4:31
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:—AKJV

Ecclesiastes 7:9
Be not hasty in your spirit to be angry: for anger rests in the bosom of fools.—AKJV

Proverbs 15:18
A wrathful man stirs up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeases strife.—AKJV

ATS Bible Dictionary

A violent emotion of a painful nature, sometimes arising spontaneously upon just occasion, but usually characterized in the Bible as a great sin, Matthew 5:22 Ephesians 4:31 Colossians 3:8. Even when just, our anger should be mitigated by a due consideration of the circumstances of the offence and the state of mind of the offender; of the folly and ill-results of this passion; of the claims of the gospel, and of our own need of forgiveness from others, but especially from God, Matthew 6:15. Anger is in Scripture frequently attributed to God, Matthew 7:11 28:20; not that he is liable to those violent emotions which this passion produces, but figuratively speaking, that is, after the manner of men; and because he punishes the wicked with severity of a superior provoked to anger.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

an'-ger: In the Old Testament, the translation of several Hebrew words, especially of 'aph (lit. "nostril," "countenance"), which is used some 45 times of human, 177 times of Divine, anger (OHL). The word occurs rarely in the New Testament (Mark 3:5 Ephesians 4:31 Colossians 3:8 Revelation 14:10), its place being taken by the word "wrath" (see WRATH). As a translation of words denoting God's "anger," the English word is unfortunate so far as it may seem to imply selfish, malicious or vindictive personal feeling. The anger of God is the response of His holiness to outbreaking sin. Particularly when it culminates in action is it rightly called Has "wrath." The Old Testament doctrine of God's anger is contained in many passages in the Pentateuch, Psalms and the Prophets. In Proverbs men are dissuaded from anger (Proverbs 15:1; Proverbs 27:4), and the "slow to anger" is commended (Proverbs 15:18; Proverbs 16:32; Proverbs 19:11). Christians axe enjoined to put away the feeling of self-regarding, vindictive anger (Ephesians 4:31 Colossians 3:8), and to cherish no desire of personal revenge (Ephesians 4:26).

F. K. Farr


rath, roth, rath ('aph, from 'anaph, "to snort," "to be angry"; orge, thumos, orgizomai): Designates various degrees of feeling, such as sadness (Psalm 85:4), a frown or turning away of the face in grief or anger (2 Chronicles 26:19 Jeremiah 3:12), indignation (Psalm 38:3), bitterness (Judges 18:25), fury (Esther 1:12), full of anger (Genesis 4:5 John 7:23), snorting mad (Genesis 27:45 Matthew 2:16).

1. Divine Wrath:

Wrath is used with reference to both God and man. When used of God it is to be understood that there is the complete absence of that caprice and unethical quality so prominent in the anger attributed to the gods of the heathen and to man. The divine wrath is to be regarded as the natural expression of the divine nature, which is absolute holiness, manifesting itself against the willful, high-handed, deliberate, inexcusable sin and iniquity of mankind. God's wrath is always regarded in the Scripture as the just, proper, and natural expression of His holiness and righteousness which must always, under all circumstances, and at all costs be maintained. It is therefore a righteous indignation and compatible with the holy and righteous nature of God (Numbers 11:1-10 Deuteronomy 29:27 2 Samuel 6:7 Isaiah 5:25; Isaiah 42:25 Jeremiah 44:6 Psalm 79:6). The element of love and compassion is always closely connected with God's anger; if we rightly estimate the divine anger we must unhesitatingly pronounce it to be but the expression and measure of that love (compare Jeremiah 10:24 Ezekiel 23 Amos 3:2).

2. Human Wrath:

Wrath, when used of man, is the exhibition of an enraged sinful nature and is therefore always inexcusable (Genesis 4:5, 6; Genesis 49:7 Proverbs 19:19 Job 5:2 Luke 4:28 2 Corinthians 12:10 Galatians 5:20 Ephesians 4:31 Colossians 3:8). It is for this reason that man is forbidden to allow anger to display itself in his life. He is not to "give place unto wrath" (Romans 12:19 margin), nor must he allow "the sun to go down upon his wrath" (Ephesians 4:26). He must not be angry with his brother (Matthew 5:22), but seek agreement with him lest the judgment that will necessarily fall upon the wrathful be meted out to him (Matthew 5:25, 26). Particularly is the manifestation of an angry spirit prohibited in the training and bringing up of a family (Ephesians 6:4 Colossians 3:19). Anger, at all times, is prohibited (Numbers 18:5 Psalm 37:8 Romans 12:19 Galatians 5:19 Ephesians 4:26 James 1:19, 20).

3. Divine Wrath Consistent with Love:

Wrath or anger, as pertaining to God, is very much more prominent in the Old Testament than in the New Testament. This is to be accounted for probably because the New Testament magnifies the grace and love of God as contrasted with His wrath; at least love is more prominent than wrath in the revelation and teaching of Christ and His apostles. Nevertheless, it must not be thought that the element of wrath, as a quality of the divine nature, is by any means overlooked in the New Testament because of the prominent place there given to love. On the contrary, the wrath of God is intensified because of the more wonderful manifestation of His grace, mercy and love in the gift of His Son Jesus Christ as the Saviour of the world. God is not love only: He is also righteous; yea, "Our God is a consuming fire" (Hebrews 12:29); "It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God" (Hebrews 10:31). No effeminate, sentimental view of the Fatherhood of God or of His mercy and loving-kindness can exclude the manifestation of His just, righteous and holy anger against sin and the sinner because of his transgression (1 Peter 1:17 Hebrews 10:29). One thing only can save the sinner from the outpouring of God's righteous anger against sin in the day of visitation, namely, faith in the Lord Jesus Christ as the divinely-appointed Redeemer of the world (John 3:36 Romans 1:16-18; Romans 5:9). Nor should the sinner think that the postponement or the omission (or seeming omission) of the visitation of God's wrath against sin in the present means the total abolition of it in the future. Postponement is not abolition; indeed, the sinner, who continually rejects Jesus Christ and the salvation which God has provided in Him, is simply `treasuring up' wrath for himself "in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God; who (one day) will render to every man according to his works:.... to them that.... obey not the truth, but obey unrighteousness,.... wrath and indignation, tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that worketh evil" (Romans 2:5-9 2 Peter 3:10 Revelation 6:16, 17; Revelation 16:19; Revelation 19:15).


God's anger while slow, and not easily aroused (Psalm 103:8 Isaiah 48:9 Jonah 4:2 Nahum 1:3), is to be dreaded (Psalm 2:12; Psalm 76:7; Psalm 90:11 Matthew 10:28); is not to be provoked (Jeremiah 7:19 1 Corinthians 10:22); when visited, in the present life, should be borne with submission (2 Samuel 24:17 Lamentations 3:39, 43 Micah 7:9); prayer should be earnestly made for deliverance from it (Psalm 39:10; Psalm 80:4 Daniel 9:16 Habakkuk 3:2); it should be the means of leading man to repentance (Isaiah 42:24, 25 Jeremiah 4:8).

Certain specific things are said especially to arouse God's anger: continual provocation (Numbers 32:14), unbelief (Psalm 78:21, 22 Hebrews 3:18, 19), impenitence (Isaiah 9:13, 14 Romans 2:5), apostasy (Hebrews 10:26, 27), idolatry (Deuteronomy 32:19, 20, 22 2 Kings 22:17 Jeremiah 44:3), sin in God's people (Psalm 89:30-32 Isaiah 47:6), and it is manifested especially against opponents of the gospel of Jesus Christ (Psalm 2:2, 3, 5 1 Thessalonians 2:16).

4. Righteous and Unrighteous Anger:

There is a sense, however, in which anger is the duty of man; he is to "hate evil" (Psalm 97:10). It is not enough that God's people should love righteousness, they must also be angry with sin (not the sinner). A man who is incapable of being angry at sin is at the same time thereby adjudged to be incapable of having a real love for righteousness. So there is a sense in which a man may be said to "be.... angry, and sin not" (Ephesians 4:26). Anger at the sin and unrighteousness of men, and because their sin is grievous to God, may be called a "righteous indignation." Such an indignation is attributed to Jesus when it is said that He "looked round about on them with anger, being grieved at the hardening of their heart" (Mark 3:5). When anger arises because of this condition, it is sinless, but when anger arises because of wounded or aggrieved personality or feelings, it is sinful and punishable. Anger, while very likely to become sinful, is not really sinful in itself.

We have illustrations in the Scriptures of wrath or anger that is justifiable: Jesus (Mark 3:5), Jacob (Genesis 31:36), Moses (Exodus 11:8; Exodus 32:19 Leviticus 10:16 Numbers 16:15), Nehemiah (Nehemiah 5:6; Nehemiah 13:17, 25); of sinful anger: Cain (Genesis 4:5, 6), Esau (Genesis 27:45), Moses (Numbers 20:10, 11), Balaam (Numbers 22:27), Saul (1 Samuel 20:30), Ahab (1 Kings 21:4), Naaman (2 Kings 5:11), Herod (Matthew 2:16), the Jews (Luke 4:28), the high priest (Acts 5:17; Acts 7:54).

William Evans

Easton's Bible Dictionary
The emotion of instant displeasure on account of something evil that presents itself to our view. In itself it is an original susceptibility of our nature, just as love is, and is not necessarily sinful. It may, however, become sinful when causeless, or excessive, or protracted (Matthew 5:22; Ephesians 4:26; Colossians 3:8). As ascribed to God, it merely denotes his displeasure with sin and with sinners (Psalm 7:11).

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Trouble; vexation; also, physical pain or smart of a sore, etc.

2. (n.) A strong passion or emotion of displeasure or antagonism, excited by a real or supposed injury or insult to one's self or others, or by the intent to do such injury.

3. (v. t.) To make painful; to cause to smart; to inflame.

4. (v. t.) To excite to anger; to enrage; to provoke.

Strong's Hebrew
639. aph -- a nostril, nose, face, anger
... << 638, 639. aph. 640 >>. a nostril, nose, face, anger. Transliteration: aph
Phonetic Spelling: (af) Short Definition: anger. Word Origin ...
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3708a. kaas -- vexation, anger
... << 3708, 3708a. kaas. 3708b >>. vexation, anger. Transliteration: kaas Short
Definition: provocation. Word Origin from kaas Definition ...
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2740. charon -- (burning of) anger
... << 2739, 2740. charon. 2741 >>. (burning of) anger. Transliteration: charon
Phonetic Spelling: (khaw-rone') Short Definition: burning. ...
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2734. charah -- to burn or be kindled with anger
... charah. 2735 >>. to burn or be kindled with anger. Transliteration: charah Phonetic
Spelling: (khaw-raw') Short Definition: burned. Word Origin a prim. ...
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3708b. kaas -- vexation, anger
... vexation, anger. Transliteration: kaas Short Definition: grief. Word Origin from
kaas Definition vexation, anger NASB Word Usage anger (1), grief (2). ...
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2536a. Chammuel -- "anger of God," a Simeonite
... << 2536, 2536a. Chammuel. 2536b >>. "anger of God," a Simeonite. Transliteration:
Chammuel Short Definition: Hammuel. Word Origin from ...
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2536. Chammuw'el -- "anger of God," a Simeonite
... << 2535, 2536. Chammuw'el. 2536a >>. "anger of God," a Simeonite. Transliteration:
Chammuw'el Phonetic Spelling: (kham-moo-ale') Short Definition: Hamuel. Hamuel ...
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3708. ka'ac -- vexation, anger
ka'ac. << 3707, 3708. ka'ac. 3708a >>. vexation, anger. Transliteration: ka'ac Phonetic
Spelling: (kah'-as) Short Definition: vexation. vexation ...
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3707. kaas -- to be vexed or angry
... << 3706, 3707. kaas. 3708 >>. to be vexed or angry. Transliteration: kaas Phonetic
Spelling: (kaw-as') Short Definition: anger. Word Origin a prim. ...
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2534. chemah -- heat, rage
... Word Origin from yacham Definition heat, rage NASB Word Usage anger (7), angry
(1), burning anger (1), enrages (1), fury (9), heat (2), hot displeasure (1), hot ...
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Anger in Prayer be Free From

Anger of Cain Slaying Abel

Anger: A Characteristic of Fools

Anger: A Work of the Flesh

Anger: Ahab, Because Naboth Would not Sell his Vineyard

Anger: Ahasuerus, Toward Vashti, for Refusing to Amuse his Courtiers

Anger: Anger of God

Anger: Asa, Because the Prophet Rebuked Him

Anger: Avoid Those Given To

Anger: Balaam, Toward his Ass

Anger: Balak, Toward Balaam

Anger: Be Slow To

Anger: Brings Its own Punishment

Anger: Children should not be Provoked To

Anger: Connected With: Clamour and Evil-Speaking

Anger: Connected With: Cruelty

Anger: Connected With: Malice and Blasphemy

Anger: Connected With: Pride

Anger: Connected With: Strife and Contention

Anger: Elihu, Because Job had Beaten his Friends in Argument

Anger: Ephraimites, Toward Gideon, for not Soliciting Their Help Against the Midianites

Anger: Forbidden

Anger: General Scriptures Concerning

Anger: Grievous Words Stir Up

Anger: Haman, Because Mordecai did not Salute Him

Anger: Herod, Toward the Wise Men Who Deceived Him

Anger: Jews, Against Stephen

Anger: Jonah, Because the Gourd Withered

Anger: Jonathan, on Account of Saul's Persecution of David

Anger: Justifiable: Jacob

Anger: Justifiable: Moses

Anger: Justifiable: Nehemiah

Anger: Justifiable: Our Lord

Anger: May be Averted by Wisdom

Anger: Meekness Pacifies

Anger: Moab

Anger: Moses, Toward Pharaoh

Anger: Naaman, Because Elisha Directed Him to Wash in the Jordan

Anger: Nebuchadnezzar, on Account of the Insubordination of the Three Hebrews, Who Refused to Worship his Idol

Anger: Paul, Toward Ananias

Anger: Pharaoh, Toward Moses

Anger: Saul, Toward Jonathan, on Account of his Sympathy With David

Anger: should not Betray Us Into Sin

Anger: Simeon and Levi, on Account of the Humbling of Their Sister, Dinah

Anger: Sinful: Ahab

Anger: Sinful: Asa

Anger: Sinful: Balaam

Anger: Sinful: Cain

Anger: Sinful: Esau

Anger: Sinful: Haman

Anger: Sinful: Herod

Anger: Sinful: High Priest

Anger: Sinful: Jews

Anger: Sinful: Jonah

Anger: Sinful: Moses

Anger: Sinful: Naaman

Anger: Sinful: Nebuchadnezzar

Anger: Sinful: Saul

Anger: Sinful: Simeon and Levi

Anger: Sinful: Uzziah

Anger: The People of Nazareth, Toward Jesus

Anger: Uzziah Toward Azariah, the Priest, Because of his Reproof of

The Anger of God is Averted from Them That Believe

The Anger of God is Averted Upon Confession of Sin and Repentance

The Anger of God is Righteous

The Anger of God is Slow

The Anger of God: Against: Apostasy

The Anger of God: Against: Idolatry

The Anger of God: Against: Impenitence

The Anger of God: Against: Sin, in Saints

The Anger of God: Against: The Wicked

The Anger of God: Against: Those Who Forsake Him

The Anger of God: Against: Unbelief

The Anger of God: Aggravated by Continual Provocation

The Anger of God: Averted by Christ

The Anger of God: Cannot be Resisted

The Anger of God: Exemplified Against: Aaron and Miriam

The Anger of God: Exemplified Against: Abimelech

The Anger of God: Exemplified Against: Builders of Babel

The Anger of God: Exemplified Against: Cities of the Plain

The Anger of God: Exemplified Against: Egyptians

The Anger of God: Exemplified Against: Enemies of Israel

The Anger of God: Exemplified Against: Five Kings

The Anger of God: Exemplified Against: Israelites

The Anger of God: Exemplified Against: Korah

The Anger of God: Exemplified Against: Men of Bethshemesh

The Anger of God: Exemplified Against: Nadab

The Anger of God: Exemplified Against: Saul

The Anger of God: Exemplified Against: Saul's Family

The Anger of God: Exemplified Against: Sennacherib

The Anger of God: Exemplified Against: The Old World

The Anger of God: Exemplified Against: The Spies

The Anger of God: Exemplified Against: Uzzah

The Anger of God: Extreme, Against Those Who Oppose the Gospel

The Anger of God: Folly of Provoking

The Anger of God: Manifested in Judgments and Afflictions

The Anger of God: Manifested in Terrors

The Anger of God: Removal of, should be Prayed For

The Anger of God: should Lead to Repentance

The Anger of God: Specially Reserved for the Day of Wrath

The Anger of God: Tempered With Mercy to Saints

The Anger of God: The Justice of, not to be Questioned

The Anger of God: To be Born With Submission

The Anger of God: To be Deprecated

The Anger of God: To be Dreaded

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Provoking (29 Occurrences)

Provocation (20 Occurrences)

Abounding (28 Occurrences)

Burneth (67 Occurrences)

Vanities (14 Occurrences)

Slow (43 Occurrences)

Provoked (70 Occurrences)

Kindle (25 Occurrences)

Provoke (64 Occurrences)

Kindled (83 Occurrences)

Aroused (29 Occurrences)

Mightily (36 Occurrences)

Stirred (64 Occurrences)

Merciful (53 Occurrences)

Burns (34 Occurrences)

Stir (57 Occurrences)

Devouring (20 Occurrences)

Malice (24 Occurrences)

Passionate (6 Occurrences)

Practiced (22 Occurrences)

Plenteous (16 Occurrences)

Ba'asha (26 Occurrences)

Choler (2 Occurrences)

Angered (13 Occurrences)

Baasa (26 Occurrences)

Selleth (17 Occurrences)

Quenched (22 Occurrences)

Devoureth (27 Occurrences)

Slander (34 Occurrences)

Backsliding (19 Occurrences)

Perpetually (10 Occurrences)

Consuming (26 Occurrences)

Scatter (65 Occurrences)

Amazi'ah (37 Occurrences)

Angry (269 Occurrences)

Shattered (42 Occurrences)

Strife (71 Occurrences)

Baasha (26 Occurrences)

Accomplished (64 Occurrences)

Displeased (39 Occurrences)

Burned (587 Occurrences)

Blot (23 Occurrences)

Blast (28 Occurrences)

Ba'al (55 Occurrences)

Alas (62 Occurrences)

Streets (83 Occurrences)

Abundant (124 Occurrences)

Spend (54 Occurrences)

Mischief (64 Occurrences)

Sown (45 Occurrences)

Vile (59 Occurrences)

Spared (45 Occurrences)

Devoured (81 Occurrences)

Quarreling (17 Occurrences)

Zeboiim (7 Occurrences)

Kindleth (9 Occurrences)

Astonishment (51 Occurrences)

Dissension (18 Occurrences)

Divined (6 Occurrences)

Disobey (15 Occurrences)

Displeasure (12 Occurrences)

Dismissed (22 Occurrences)

Discharged (8 Occurrences)

Drifting (3 Occurrences)

Mediums (10 Occurrences)

Pitied (19 Occurrences)

Practised (13 Occurrences)

Provoketh (7 Occurrences)

Pardoneth (2 Occurrences)

Blotted (15 Occurrences)

Ban (12 Occurrences)

Brood (19 Occurrences)

Befall (25 Occurrences)

Choosing (6 Occurrences)

Crouch (7 Occurrences)

Consumeth (37 Occurrences)

Consumes (21 Occurrences)

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