In W. religions, the wrath of God is the righteous anger of God against wrong-doing, which in the Bible often carries with it punishment of wrong-doers, combined (in Christianity and Islam) with the threat of eternal punishment. The wrath of God thus becomes an invitation to moral seriousness.
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