Bible VersionsNASProverbs 4:3; Proverbs 15:1; Proverbs 25:15
Proverbs 4:3; Proverbs 15:1; Proverbs 25:15 (New American Standard)
When I was a son to my father, Tender and the only son in the sight of my mother,
A gentle answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger.
By forbearance a ruler may be persuaded, And a soft tongue breaks the bone.
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