29 Whoever is patient has great understanding, but one who is quick-tempered displays folly.
32 Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one who takes a city.
(Read Proverbs 16:32)
To overcome our own passions, requires more steady management, than obtaining victory over an enemy.
Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 14:29
Commentary on Proverbs 14:29
(Read Proverbs 14:29)
A mild, patient man is one that learns of Christ, who is Wisdom itself. Unbridled passion is folly made known.