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H639 = 'aph = From H599; properly the nose or nostril; hence the face, and occasionally a person; also (from the rapid breathing in passion) ire: - anger (-gry), + before, countenance, face, + forbearing, forehead, + [long-] suffering, nose, nostril, snout, X worthy, wrath.
Gen 27:45 Until thy brother's anger turn away from thee, and he forget that which thou hast done to him: then I will send, and fetch thee from thence: why should I be deprived also of you both in one day?
Jdg 2:14 And the anger of the LORD was hot against Israel, and he delivered them into the hands of spoilers that spoiled them, and he sold them into the hands of their enemies round about, so that they could not any longer stand before their enemies.
H3707 = ka‛as = A primitive root; to trouble; by implication to grieve, rage, be indignant: - be angry, be grieved, take indignation, provoke (to anger, unto wrath), have sorrow, vex, be wroth.
1Ki 21:22 And will make thine house like the house of Jeroboam the son of Nebat, and like the house of Baasha the son of Ahijah, for the provocation wherewith thou hast provoked me to anger, and made Israel to sin.
H6440 = pânı ym = Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פּנה pâneh, paw-neh'; from 6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.): - + accept, a (be-) fore (-time), against, anger, X as (long as), at, + battle, + because (of), + beseech, countenance, edge, + employ, endure, + enquire, face, favour, fear of, for, forefront (-part), form (-er time, -ward), from, front, heaviness, X him (-self), + honourable, + impudent, + in, it, look [-eth] (-s), X me, + meet, X more than, mouth, of, off, (of) old (time), X on, open, + out of, over against, the partial, person, + please, presence, prospect, was purposed, by reason, of, + regard, right forth, + serve, X shewbread, sight, state, straight, + street, X thee, X them (-selves), through (+ -out), till, time (-s) past, (un-) to (-ward), + upon, upside (+ down), with (-in, + stand), X ye, X you.
Psa 21:9 Thou shalt make them as a fiery oven in the time of thine anger (H6440): the LORD shall swallow them up in his wrath (H639), and the fire shall devour them.
H2534 = chêmâh = From H3179; heat; figuratively anger, poison (from its fever): - anger, bottles, hot displeasure, furious (-ly, -ry), heat, indignation, poison, rage, wrath (-ful). See H2529.
Psa 37:7 Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.
Psa 37:8 Cease from anger (H639), and forsake wrath (H2534): fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.
Psa 37:9 For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.
H2195 = za‛am = From H2194; strictly froth at the mouth, that is, (figuratively) fury (especially of Godís displeasure with sin): - angry, indignation, rage.
Psa 38:3 There is no soundness in my flesh because of thine anger; neither is there any rest in my bones because of my sin.
H2740 = chârôn = From H2734; a burning of anger: - sore displeasure, fierce (-ness), fury, (fierce) wrath (-ful).
Psa 69:24 Pour out thine indignation upon them, and let thy wrathful (H2740) anger (H639) take hold of them.
H5678 = ‛ebrâh = Feminine of H5676; an outburst of passion: - anger, rage, wrath.
Psa 85:3 Thou hast taken away all thy wrath (H5678): thou hast turned thyself from the fierceness of thine anger (H639).
There can be a defensive component to anger
Pro 15:1 A soft answer turneth away wrath (H2534): but grievous words stir up anger (H639).
Anger moderated by consideration can avoid or reduce strife.
Pro 15:18 A wrathful (H2534) man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger (H639) appeaseth strife.
A deliberative life as opposed to a reflexive one demonstrates the advantage of control.
Pro 16:32 He that is slow to anger (H639) is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.
To restrain or delay anger demonstrates control. To chose to forgo the expression of anger is to avoid entanglements that might compound problems.
Pro 19:11 The discretion of a man deferreth his anger (H639); and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
Unrestrained actions without regard for consequence can direct the anger of others towards ourselves.
Pro 20:2 The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul.
A person given over to jealous envy may be in less control than one give to anger.
Pro 27:4 Wrath (H2534) is cruel, and anger (H639) is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?
Anger that takes time to grow causes fewer problems than anger that is retained.
Ecc 7:9 Be not hasty in thy spirit to be angry (H3707): for anger (H3708) resteth in the bosom of fools.
It is interesting to note that the wrath of God includes vengeance.
Isa 63:3 I have trodden the winepress alone; and of the people there was none with me: for I will tread them in mine anger (H639), and trample them in my fury; and their blood shall be sprinkled upon my garments, and I will stain all my raiment.
Isa 63:4 For the day of vengeance is in mine heart, and the year of my redeemed is come.
The reason Jesus can take revenge is that he has paid for all sin and owns the right.
1Jn 2:2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.
Rom 12:19 Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath (G3709): for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.
G3709 = orgē = From G3713; properly desire (as a reaching forth or excitement of the mind), that is, (by analogy) violent passion (ire, or [justifiable] abhorrence); by implication punishment: - anger, indignation, vengeance, wrath.
Mat 3:7 But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said unto them, O generation of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come?
G2372 = thumos = From G2380; passion (as if breathing hard): - fierceness, indignation, wrath. Compare G5590.
Given the circumstances, this might be seen as murderous rage.
Luk 4:28 And all they in the synagogue, when they heard these things, were filled with wrath,
Those without faith stand before God with their sins exposed and without eternal life.
Joh 3:36 He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath (G3709) of God abideth on him.
Portland protesters might be seen as filled with murderous rage as well as the Ephesians.
Act 19:28 And when they heard these sayings, they were full of wrath (G2372), and cried out, saying, Great is Diana of the Ephesians.
It would seem that Godís wrath is proportional to our sin.
Rom 2:5 But after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasurest up unto thyself wrath against the day of wrath (G3709) and revelation of the righteous judgment of God;
G3950 = parorgismos = From G3949; rage: - wrath.
Eph 4:26 Be ye angry (G3710), and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath (G3950)
As an emotional reaction anger does not seem to be sin. It would be that sin can originate if anger is allowed to motivate sinful actions.
The Christian is exhorted to put away that which can lead to sin.
Eph 4:31 Let all bitterness, and wrath (G2372), and anger (G3709), and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
Eph 4:31 Let all bitterness and indignation and wrath (passion, rage, bad temper) and resentment (anger, animosity) and quarreling (brawling, clamor, contention) and slander (evil-speaking, abusive or blasphemous language) be banished from you, with all malice (spite, ill will, or baseness of any kind). - Amplified
G3949 = parorgizo = From G3844 and G3710; to anger alongside, that is, enrage: - anger, provoke to wrath.
Eph 6:4 And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath: but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord.
This may be to avoid children coming to internalize and hold onto anger. One expression of internalized anger can be bitterness which the seed of retained anger can cause to grow.
Heb 12:15 Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God; lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you, and thereby many be defiled;
It may be that internalized anger (without cause) is a poison to the soul.
Mat 5:22 But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry (G3710) with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.
(Note: the use of future tense may indicate a condition operative for the future kingdom)