Proverbs 15:1-8 NRS

1 A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
2 The tongue of the wise dispenses knowledge, a but the mouths of fools pour out folly.

References for Proverbs 15:2

    • — 15:2 - Cn: Heb [makes knowledge good]
      3 The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good.
      4 A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it breaks the spirit.
      5 A fool despises a parent's instruction, but the one who heeds admonition is prudent.
      6 In the house of the righteous there is much treasure, but trouble befalls the income of the wicked.
      7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge; not so the minds of fools.
      8 The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.