5964 temper

5964 temper

A person’s usual character or temporary frame of mind. The term often refers to a temporary state of anger, which Scripture insists must be brief and controlled.

General references to good temper

Pr 16:32 See also Pr 15:1; Mt 5:39; Eph 4:2; 1Ti 3:2-3; 2Ti 2:24; Jas 3:17

People who kept their temper under provocation

Joseph Ge 50:15-21

David 2Sa 16:5-13

Jesus Christ Lk 23:33-34

Stephen Ac 7:59-60

General references to bad temper

Pr 14:17; Mt 5:22 See also Ps 37:8; Pr 19:11; Ecc 7:8-9; Gal 5:19-20

People who lost their temper

Cain Ge 4:5

King Saul 1Sa 20:30 See also 1Sa 18:8; 1Sa 19:9-10

Nabal 1Sa 25:14-17

Naaman 2Ki 5:11-12

The people in the synagogue at Nazareth Lk 4:28-29

The Pharisees Lk 6:11

The people of Ephesus See also Ac 19:28-29

Others 1Ki 21:4; 2Ch 16:10; Est 3:5,6; Da 3:19; Am 1:11; Ac 7:57-58; Ac 22:22-23

Christians must do all they can to control their temper

Pr 22:24-25; Eph 4:26-27 See also Php 4:8; Jas 1:19-20; 1Pe 1:13; 2Pe 1:5-7

God enables Christians to control their temper

Gal 5:16-18,22-23 See also Php 2:12-13; 2Ti 1:7

See also

5495revenge & retaliation
5789anger
5834disagreement
5934restraint
5965temperament
8203character
8328quietness
8339self-control

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