Proverbs 15:1-6 ASV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 A soft answer turneth away wrath; But a grievous word stirreth up anger. 1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
2 The tongue of the wise uttereth knowledge aright; But the mouth of fools poureth out folly. 2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly.
3 The eyes of Jehovah are in every place, Keeping watch upon the evil and the good. 3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good.
4 A gentle tongue is a tree of life; But perverseness therein is a breaking of the spirit. 4 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit.
5 A fool despiseth his father's correction; But he that regardeth reproof getteth prudence. 5 A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.
6 In the house of the righteous is much treasure; But in the revenues of the wicked is trouble. 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings them trouble.