[He that is
(whether in size, number, life, strength or temper).
; properly the nose
; hence the face
, and occasionally a person
; also (from the rapid breathing in passion) ire
A primitive root; to do
, in the broadest sense and widest application.
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 19885
From the same as H0191
and a man
Contracted for H0582
(or perhaps rather from an unused root meaning to be extant
); a man
as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation.).
of wicked devices
; a plan
, usually evil (machination
), sometimes good (sagacity
A primitive root; to hate
Stem - Niphal (See H8833
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 1602
_ _ He ... angry literally, “short of anger” (compare Proverbs 14:29, opposite idea).
_ _ man ... hated that is, the deliberate evildoer is more hated than the rash.
_ _ Note, 1. Passionate men are justly laughed at. Men who are peevish and touchy, and are soon angry upon every the least provocation, deal foolishly; they say and do that which is ridiculous, and so expose themselves to contempt; they themselves cannot but be ashamed of it when the heat is over. The consideration of this should engage those especially who are in reputation for wisdom and honour with the utmost care to bridle their passion. 2. Malicious men are justly dreaded and detested, for they are much more dangerous and mischievous to all societies: A man of wicked devices, who stifles his resentments till he has an opportunity of being revenged, and is secretly plotting how to wrong his neighbour and to do him an ill turn, as Cain to kill Abel, such a man as this is hated by all mankind. The character of an angry man is pitiable; through the surprise of a temptation he disturbs and disgraces himself, but it is soon over, and he is sorry for it. But that of a spiteful revengeful man is odious; there is no fence against him nor cure for him.
Foolishly His passion hurries him into foolish speeches and actions. Wicked devices One who suppresses his passion, but meditates revenge. Hated Both by God and men.
Proverbs 14:29 [He that is] slow to wrath [is] of great understanding: but [he that is] hasty of spirit exalteth folly.
Proverbs 12:16 A fool's wrath is presently known: but a prudent [man] covereth shame.
Proverbs 15:18 A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but [he that is] slow to anger appeaseth strife.
Proverbs 16:32 [He that is] slow to anger [is] better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
Proverbs 22:24 Make no friendship with an angry man; and with a furious man thou shalt not go:
Proverbs 29:22 An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.
Ecclesiastes 7:9 Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry: for anger resteth in the bosom of fools.
James 1:19 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:
- a man:
Proverbs 6:18 An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,
Proverbs 12:2 A good [man] obtaineth favour of the LORD: but a man of wicked devices will he condemn.
Esther 3:6 And he thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai alone; for they had shewed him the people of Mordecai: wherefore Haman sought to destroy all the Jews that [were] throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus, [even] the people of Mordecai.
Esther 7:5-6 Then the king Ahasuerus answered and said unto Esther the queen, Who is he, and where is he, that durst presume in his heart to do so? ... And Esther said, The adversary and enemy [is] this wicked Haman. Then Haman was afraid before the king and the queen.
Isaiah 32:7 The instruments also of the churl [are] evil: he deviseth wicked devices to destroy the poor with lying words, even when the needy speaketh right.
Jeremiah 5:26-29 For among my people are found wicked [men]: they lay wait, as he that setteth snares; they set a trap, they catch men. ... Shall I not visit for these [things]? saith the LORD: shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?
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