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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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The Works of Isaac Barrow, Volume 1

Isaac Barrow, Abraham Hill - 1845
...Pleasant words are as an honey-comb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones. — Prov. xvi. 24. A soft answer turneth away wrath ; but grievous words stir up anger. — Prov. xv. 1. 2 Thess. iii. 15. language is most proper and advantageous, and that reproachful...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1845 - 429 pages
...word of Holy Writ has in it a better turn of worldly wisdom than that from the Book of Proverbs: — " A soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger." The " soft answer " is, in fact, a euphemism. No one is offended who is told that " he labors under...
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Christian Non-resistance: In All Its Important Bearings, Illustrated and ...

Adin Ballou - Christian ethics - 1846 - 240 pages
...manner, he would ultimately be entirely cured of the bad humor about his tongue. So true is it that, "a soft answer turneth away wrath; but grievous words stir up anger." These familiar workings of this law of nature ought to open the most unwilling eyes to the fact, that...
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Early days; or, The Wesleyan scholar's guide, Volumes 13-15

1873
...little ones. SCRIPTURE QUESTIONS IN RHYME. NO. LVII. Give chapter and verse for the following facts. *' A soft answer turneth away wrath : but grievous words stir up anger."— PROVERBS xv. 1. HEN Midianhis oppressive rule o'er Israel maintain'd, A man of valour, called by God,...
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The Odd-fellows' Offering

Gift books - 1846
...and we shall have naught to fear from the invidious attacks of our enemies ; ever remembering " that a soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger." STBACUU, June, 1845. ORIGIN OF ODD FELLOWSHIP. BY MRS. ML GARDINER. IN heaven above was first conceived...
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Where I Stand-Back to the Basics of the Word

Teresa M. Musser - Religion - 2004 - 256 pages
...will have great treasure in Heaven and their rewards very satisfying! Here is wisdom. (Prov 15:1 KJV) A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. (Prov 16:23, 24 KJV) The heart of the wise teacheth his mouth, and addeth learning to his lips. Pleasant...
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From Slave Cabin to Pulpit

Peter Randolph - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 148 pages
...southern stand-point. I endeavored to keep my voice under, being reminded of that scripture which said: "A soft answer turneth away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger." The doctor felt that the North had committed the unpardonable sin, and there was no forgiveness for...
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Waging War in the Light of God's Revelation

Ray Hundley - Religion - 2004 - 300 pages
...off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth." (Col. 3:8) "A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger." (Prov, 15:1) "Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: Neither give place...
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Churchin' Is Big Business

Mychal Gabrielle - Fiction - 2004 - 416 pages
...bitterness. I didn't even feel lonely anymore. Once I understood the power found in the following scripture, "A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger" (Proverbs 15:1; NKJV), I was led to just pray. My prayers became that someday each of you would come...
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The Best Is Yet to Come

M. David Chambers - Family & Relationships - 2005 - 268 pages
...the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell/' James 3:6 "A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright/' Proverbs 15:1 & 2 "He that is slow to wrath is of great...
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