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" A soft answer turneth away wrath : but grievous words stir up anger. "
Lectures on the Essentials of Religion, Personal, Domestic, and Social - Page 201
by Henry Forster Burder - 1825 - 377 pages
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Uncle Barnaby: Or, Recollections of His Character and Opinions

Barnaby (Uncle.) - 1799 - 356 pages
...uncle had on his four hundred ; and he would not he dictated to by the greatest lord in the land. " A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger," Prov. xv. 1. Uncle Barnaby adopted the former method of dealing with his angry neighbour, and its efficacy...
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A Scripture Account of the Faith and Practice of Christians: Consisting of ...

Hugh Gaston - Bible - 1807 - 506 pages
...Prov. xiv. 1 7. He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly, and a man of wicked devices is hated. xv. 1. A soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger. Ver. 18. A wrathful man stirreth up strife, but he that is slow to anger appeascth strife. xvi. 32....
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A View of the Doctrines and Duties of the Christian Religion,: In Fortynine ...

Joseph Lathrop - Bible - 1810 - 588 pages
...himself to him who judgeth righteously." The observation of Solomon is often verified in experience, " A soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger. 5. Anger is sinful, when it prompts to designs, or acts of revenge. The divine law authorized a judge,...
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The Confession of Faith: The Larger and Shorter Catechism with the Scripture ...

Church of Scotland - Presbyterianism - 1810 - 600 pages
...guile. Ver. II. Let him eschew evil, ai:d do good : let him ģeek peace, and ensue it. Prov. xv. 1. A soft answer turneth away wrath : but grievous words stir up anger. Judges viii, 1. And the men of Ephraim said unto him, Why hast thou served us thus, that thou calludst...
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An Essay on the Inspiration of the Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testament

John Dick - Bible - 1811 - 287 pages
...marched out of Egypt, and at such a place they murmured against God ; and Solomon could remark, that " a soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger ;" or, that " better is a dinner of herbs, where love is, than a stalled ox, and hatred therewith."*...
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Theological Disquisitions; Or, An Enquiry Into Those Principles of Religion ...

Thomas Cogan - Judaism - 1812 - 487 pages
...various ramifications, are frequently inculcated, with no less energy of thought and expression. "' A soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger." " The beginning of strife is as one letting out water, therefore leave off contention before it be...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1812 - 356 pages
...He that hath no rule over, his own spirit, is like a city that is broken down, and without walls. , A soft answer turneth away wrath ; but grievous Words stir up anger. Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith. Pride goeth before...
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The Larger Catechism

Alexander M'Leod - Presbyterian Church - 1813 - 142 pages
...ihey regard not the work of the Lord, neither eonsider the operation of his hands. (i) Prov. 15. 1. A soft answer turneth away wrath : but grievous words stir up anger. Prov. 12. 18. There is that speaketh like the piereings of a sword : but the tongue of the wise is...
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A Treatise on the Passions and Affections of the Mind ..., Volume 4

Thomas Cogan - Christianity - 1813
...various ramifications, are frequently inculcated, with no less energy of thought and expression. " A soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger." " The beginning of strife is as one letting out water, therefore leave off contention before it be...
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The Confession of Faith, the Larger and Shorter Catechisms, with the ...

Church of Scotland - Presbyterianism - 1813 - 542 pages
...but they rc-gard not the work of the Lord, neither consider the operation of his hands. * Prov xv 1. A soft answer turneth away wrath : but grievous words stir up anger. Prov. xii. 18. There is that speaketh like the piercings of a sword : but the tongue of the wise is...
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