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

 
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GOD'S WORD Translation (GW) New International Version (NIV)
1 A gentle answer turns away rage, but a harsh word stirs up anger. 1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
2 The tongues of wise people give good expression to knowledge, but the mouths of fools pour out a flood of stupidity. 2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly.
3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere. They watch evil people and good people. 3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good.
4 A soothing tongue is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue breaks the spirit. 4 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit.
5 A stubborn fool despises his father's discipline, but whoever appreciates a warning shows good sense. 5 A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.
6 Great treasure is in the house of a righteous person, but trouble comes along with the income of a wicked person. 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings them trouble.