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Proverbs 15

HNV 1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger. NIV 1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. HNV 2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, But the mouth of fools gush out folly. NIV 2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly. HNV 3 The LORD's eyes are everywhere, Keeping watch on the evil and the good. NIV 3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good. HNV 4 A gentle tongue is a tree of life, But deceit in it crushes the spirit. NIV 4 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. HNV 5 A fool despises his father's correction, But he who heeds reproof shows prudence. NIV 5 A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence. HNV 6 In the house of the righteous is much treasure, But the income of the wicked brings trouble. NIV 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings them trouble. HNV 7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge; Not so with the heart of fools. NIV 7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge; not so the hearts of fools. HNV 8 The sacrifice made by the wicked is an abomination 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. HNV 9 The way of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, But he loves him who follows after righteousness. NIV 9 The LORD detests the way of the wicked but he loves those who pursue righteousness. HNV 10 There is stern discipline for one who forsakes the way: Whoever hates reproof shall die. NIV 10 Stern discipline awaits him who leaves the path; he who hates correction will die. HNV 11 She'ol and Avaddon are before the LORD -- How much more then the hearts of the children of men! NIV 11 Death and Destruction lie open before the LORD -- how much more the hearts of men! HNV 12 A scoffer doesn't love to be reproved; He will not go to the wise. NIV 12 A mocker resents correction; he will not consult the wise. HNV 13 A glad heart makes a cheerful face; But an aching heart breaks the spirit. NIV 13 A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit. HNV 14 The heart of one who has understanding seeks knowledge, But the mouths of fools feed on folly. NIV 14 The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly. HNV 15 All the days of the afflicted are wretched, But one who has a cheerful heart enjoys a continual feast. NIV 15 All the days of the oppressed are wretched, but the cheerful heart has a continual feast. HNV 16 Better is little, with the fear of the LORD, Than great treasure with trouble. NIV 16 Better a little with the fear of the LORD than great wealth with turmoil. HNV 17 Better is a dinner of herbs, where love is, Than a fattened calf with hatred. NIV 17 Better a meal of vegetables where there is love than a fattened calf with hatred. HNV 18 A wrathful man stirs up contention, But one who is slow to anger appeases strife. NIV 18 A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel. HNV 19 The way of the sluggard is like a thorn patch, 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. HNV 20 A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish man despises his mother. NIV 20 A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother. HNV 21 Folly is joy to one who is void of wisdom, But a man of understanding keeps his way straight. NIV 21 Folly delights a man who lacks judgment, but a man of understanding keeps a straight course. HNV 22 Where there is no counsel, plans fail; But in a multitude of counselors they are established. NIV 22 Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed. HNV 23 Joy comes to a man with the reply of his mouth. How good is a word at the right time! NIV 23 A man finds joy in giving an apt reply-- and how good is a timely word! HNV 24 The path of life leads upward for the wise, To keep him from going downward to She'ol. NIV 24 The path of life leads upward for the wise to keep him from going down to the grave. HNV 25 The LORD will uproot the house of the proud, But he will keep the widow's borders intact. NIV 25 The LORD tears down the proud man's house but he keeps the widow's boundaries intact. HNV 26 The LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked, But the thoughts of the pure are pleasing. NIV 26 The LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked, but those of the pure are pleasing to him. HNV 27 He who is greedy for gain troubles his own house, But he who hates bribes will live. NIV 27 A greedy man brings trouble to his family, but he who hates bribes will live. HNV 28 The heart of the righteous weighs answers, But the mouth of the wicked gushes out evil. NIV 28 The heart of the righteous weighs its answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes evil. HNV 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. HNV 30 The light of the eyes rejoices the heart. Good news gives health to the bones. NIV 30 A cheerful look brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones. HNV 31 The ear that listens to the reproof lives, And will be at home among the wise. NIV 31 He who listens to a life-giving rebuke will be at home among the wise. HNV 32 He who refuses correction despises his own soul, But he who listens to reproof gets understanding. NIV 32 He who ignores discipline despises himself, but whoever heeds correction gains understanding. HNV 33 The fear of the LORD teaches wisdom. Before honor is humility. NIV 33 The fear of the LORD teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor.