AngerSee also Hate, Hatred; LoveAnger is the display of temper. The Lord cautioned His Saints to control their anger (Matt. 5:22). Neither parent nor child should abuse others in the family. In the scriptures, anger often has the figurative image of fire (2 Ne. 15:25; D&C 1:13).And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell, Gen. 4:5.The Lord is slow to anger, and of great mercy, Ps. 145:8.A soft answer turneth away wrath, Prov. 15:1.A wrathful man stirreth up strife, but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife, Prov. 15:18 (Prov. 14:29).For my name’s sake will I defer mine anger, Isa. 48:9.I have spread out my hands unto a people that provoketh me to anger continually, Isa. 65:2–3.Whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also, Matt. 5:39.Ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath, Eph. 6:4.Because I have told you the truth, ye are angry with me, Mosiah 13:4.I will visit this people in mine anger, Alma 8:29.Against none is his wrath kindled save those who confess not his hand in all things, D&C 59:21.I, the Lord, am angry with the wicked, D&C 63:32.