32 Patience is better than power,
and controlling one’s emotions,[a] than capturing a city.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. 16:32 Lit and ruling over one’s spirit

32 Better a patient person than a warrior,
    one with self-control than one who takes a city.

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28 A person who does not control his temper(A)
is like a city whose wall is broken down.(B)

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28 Like a city whose walls are broken through
    is a person who lacks self-control.

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