Proverbs 15:1-7 ESV

1 1A soft answer turns away wrath, but 2a harsh word stirs up anger.

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2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but 3the mouths of fools pour out folly.

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      3 4The eyes of the LORD are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good.

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      4 5A gentlea tongue is 6a tree of life, but 7perverseness in it breaks the spirit.

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        • ž 15:4 - Or healing
          5 8A fool 9despises his father's instruction, but 10whoever heeds reproof is prudent.

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              6 In the house of the righteous there is much treasure, but trouble befalls the income of the wicked.
              7 11The lips of the wise spread knowledge; 12not so the hearts of fools.b

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                • Ÿ 15:7 - Or the hearts of fools are not steadfast