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The meaning and origin of the expression: Let not the sun go down on your wrath

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Let not the sun go down on your wrath

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Meaning

Do not hold on to your anger for more than one day.

Origin

This expression derives from the Bible, Ephesians 4:26. The earliest version printed in English is in Coverdale's Bible, 1535:

Be angrie, but synne not. Let not ye Sonne go downe vpo youre wrath.

See also: the List of Proverbs.