Ecclesiastes 7:9
Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger settles in the lap of a fool.
Cross References
James 1:19
My beloved brothers, understand this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to anger,

Proverbs 14:17
A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, and a devious man is hated.

Proverbs 14:29
A patient man has great understanding, but a quick-tempered man promotes folly.

Ecclesiastes 7:10
Do not say, "Why were the old days better than these?" For it is unwise of you to ask about this.

Treasury of Scripture
Be not hasty in your spirit to be angry: for anger rests in the bosom of fools.


1 Samuel 25:21,22
Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow hath in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained unto him: and he hath requited me evil for good…

2 Samuel 19:43
And the men of Israel answered the men of Judah, and said, We have ten parts in the king, and we have also more right in David than ye: why then did ye despise us, that our advice should not be first had in bringing back our king? And the words of the men of Judah were fiercer than the words of the men of Israel.

Esther 3:5,6
And when Haman saw that Mordecai bowed not, nor did him reverence, then was Haman full of wrath…


Genesis 4:5,6,8
But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell…

Genesis 34:7,8,25,26,30,31
And the sons of Jacob came out of the field when they heard it: and the men were grieved, and they were very wroth, because he had wrought folly in Israel in lying with Jacob's daughter; which thing ought not to be done…

2 Samuel 13:22,28,32
And Absalom spake unto his brother Amnon neither good nor bad: for Absalom hated Amnon, because he had forced his sister Tamar…


Ecclesiastes 7:8
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