Proverbs 29:22

22 An angry person stirs up conflict, and a hot-tempered person commits many sins.

Read Proverbs 29:22 Using Other Translations

An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.
A man of wrath stirs up strife, and one given to anger causes much transgression.
An angry person starts fights; a hot-tempered person commits all kinds of sin.

What does Proverbs 29:22 mean?

John Gill's Exposition of the Bible
Proverbs 29:22

An angry man stirreth up strife
In families, neighbourhoods, communities, churches, and commonwealths; that is, one that is given to anger, and gives way to it, in whom it prevails and rules; and a furious man aboundeth in transgression;
or, "a master of wrath or fury" F25; one much addicted to it: or, "the husband of wrath": wedded to it, as a man to his wife: or, as the Vulgate Latin version renders it, "who is easy to be angry"; is easily provoked, wrath rises up in him at once; this leads him on to many sins, as cursing, swearing, murder,


F25 (hmx leb) "dominus furoris", so Vatablus, Piscator, Michaelis.
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