18 A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict, but the one who is patient calms a quarrel.

Read Proverbs 15:18 Using Other Translations

A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.
A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger quiets contention.
A hot-tempered person starts fights; a cool-tempered person stops them.