Proverbs 15:1-6 CSB

1 A gentle answer turns away anger,a but a harsh word stirs up wrath.

References for Proverbs 15:1

    • a 15:1 - Pr 25:15; Ec 10:4
      2 The tongue of the wise makes knowledge attractive, but the mouth of fools blurts out foolishness.b

      References for Proverbs 15:2

          3 The eyes of the Lord are everywhere, observing the wicked and the good.c

          References for Proverbs 15:3

            • c 15:3 - 2 Ch 16:9; Zch 4:10
              4 The tongue that heals is a tree of life,d but a devious tonguee breaks the spirit.

              References for Proverbs 15:4

                • d 15:4 - Pr 11:30; 13:12
                • e 15:4 - Lit but crookedness in it
                  5 A fool despises his father's instruction, but a person who heeds correction is sensible.f

                  References for Proverbs 15:5

                    • f 15:5 - Pr 3:11; 12:1; 15:31-33
                      6 The house of the righteous has great wealth, but trouble accompanies the income of the wicked.