Proverbs 15:1-7 NAS

Contrast the Upright and the Wicked

1 A 1gentle answer turns away wrath, But a a2harsh word stirs up anger.

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2 The 3tongue of the wise makes knowledge bacceptable, But the 4mouth of fools spouts folly.

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3 The 5eyes of the LORD are in every place, Watching the evil and the good.

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4 A csoothing tongue is a tree of life, But perversion in it dcrushes the spirit.

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    • Ģ 15:4 - Lit "healing"
    • ģ 15:4 - Lit "is the crushing of the spirit"
      5 A fool erejects his father's discipline, But he who regards reproof is sensible.

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        • Ĥ 15:5 - Or "despises"
          6 Great wealth is in the house of the 6righteous, But trouble is in the income of the wicked.

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          7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge, But the hearts of fools are not so.