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

 
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1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger. 1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, But the mouth of fools gush out folly. 2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly.
3 Yahweh's eyes are everywhere, Keeping watch on 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 deceit in it crushes the spirit. 4 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit.
5 A fool despises his father's correction, But he who heeds reproof shows 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 the income of the wicked brings trouble. 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings them trouble.