A 1gentleanswerturnsawaywrath, But a a2harshwordstirs up anger.
The 3tongue of the wisemakesknowledgebacceptable, But the 4mouth of foolsspoutsfolly.
The 5eyes of the LORD are in everyplace, Watching the evil and the good.
A csoothingtongue is a tree of life, But perversion in it dcrushes the spirit.
A foolerejects his father'sdiscipline, But he who regardsreproof is sensible.
6Greatwealth is in the house of the 6righteous, But trouble is in the income of the wicked.
The lips of the wisespreadknowledge, But the hearts of fools are not so.