Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 15

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Proverbs 15

CSB 1 A gentle answer turns away anger, but a harsh word stirs up wrath. NIV 1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. CSB 2 The tongue of the wise makes knowledge attractive, but the mouth of fools blurts out foolishness. NIV 2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly. CSB 3 The eyes of the Lord are everywhere, observing the wicked and the good. NIV 3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good. CSB 4 The tongue that heals is a tree of life, but a devious tongue breaks the spirit. NIV 4 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. CSB 5 A fool despises his father's instruction, but a person who heeds correction is sensible. NIV 5 A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence. CSB 6 The house of the righteous has great wealth, but trouble accompanies the income of the wicked. NIV 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings them trouble. CSB 7 The lips of the wise broadcast knowledge, but not so the heart of fools. NIV 7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge; not so the hearts of fools. CSB 8 The sacrifice of the wicked is detestable to the Lord, but the prayer of the upright is His delight. NIV 8 The LORD detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him. CSB 9 The Lord detests the way of the wicked, but He loves the one who pursues righteousness. NIV 9 The LORD detests the way of the wicked but he loves those who pursue righteousness. CSB 10 Discipline is harsh for the one who leaves the path; the one who hates correction will die. NIV 10 Stern discipline awaits him who leaves the path; he who hates correction will die. CSB 11 Sheol and Abaddon lie open before the Lord - how much more, human hearts. NIV 11 Death and Destruction lie open before the LORD -- how much more the hearts of men! CSB 12 A mocker doesn't love one who corrects him; he will not consult the wise. NIV 12 A mocker resents correction; he will not consult the wise. CSB 13 A joyful heart makes a face cheerful, but a sad heart [produces] a broken spirit. NIV 13 A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit. CSB 14 A discerning mind seeks knowledge, but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness. NIV 14 The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly. CSB 15 All the days of the oppressed are miserable, but a cheerful heart has a continual feast. NIV 15 All the days of the oppressed are wretched, but the cheerful heart has a continual feast. CSB 16 Better a little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure with turmoil. NIV 16 Better a little with the fear of the LORD than great wealth with turmoil. CSB 17 Better a meal of vegetables where there is love than a fattened calf with hatred. NIV 17 Better a meal of vegetables where there is love than a fattened calf with hatred. CSB 18 A hot-tempered man stirs up conflict, but a man slow to anger calms strife. NIV 18 A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel. CSB 19 A slacker's way is like a thorny hedge, but the path of the upright is a highway. NIV 19 The way of the sluggard is blocked with thorns, but the path of the upright is a highway. CSB 20 A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish one despises his mother. NIV 20 A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother. CSB 21 Foolishness brings joy to one without sense, but a man with understanding walks a straight path. NIV 21 Folly delights a man who lacks judgment, but a man of understanding keeps a straight course. CSB 22 Plans fail when there is no counsel, but with many advisers they succeed. NIV 22 Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed. CSB 23 A man takes joy in giving an answer; and a timely word-how good that is! NIV 23 A man finds joy in giving an apt reply-- and how good is a timely word! CSB 24 For the discerning the path of life leads upward, so that he may avoid going down to Sheol. NIV 24 The path of life leads upward for the wise to keep him from going down to the grave. CSB 25 The Lord destroys the house of the proud, but He protects the widow's territory. NIV 25 The LORD tears down the proud man's house but he keeps the widow's boundaries intact. CSB 26 The Lord detests the plans of an evil man, but pleasant words are pure. NIV 26 The LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked, but those of the pure are pleasing to him. CSB 27 The one who profits dishonestly troubles his household, but the one who hates bribes will live. NIV 27 A greedy man brings trouble to his family, but he who hates bribes will live. CSB 28 The mind of the righteous person thinks before answering, but the mouth of the wicked blurts out evil things. NIV 28 The heart of the righteous weighs its answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes evil. CSB 29 The Lord is far from the wicked, but He hears the prayer of the righteous. NIV 29 The LORD is far from the wicked but he hears the prayer of the righteous. CSB 30 Bright eyes cheer the heart; good news strengthens the bones. NIV 30 A cheerful look brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones. CSB 31 An ear that listens to life-giving rebukes will be at home among the wise. NIV 31 He who listens to a life-giving rebuke will be at home among the wise. CSB 32 Anyone who ignores instruction despises himself, but whoever listens to correction acquires good sense. NIV 32 He who ignores discipline despises himself, but whoever heeds correction gains understanding. CSB 33 The fear of the Lord is wisdom's instruction, and humility comes before honor. NIV 33 The fear of the LORD teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor.