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Proverbs 15

NIV 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. NIV 2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly. NIV 2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly. NIV 3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good. NIV 3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good. NIV 4 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. NIV 4 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. NIV 5 A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence. NIV 5 A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence. NIV 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings them trouble. NIV 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings them trouble. NIV 7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge; not so the hearts of fools. NIV 7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge; not so the hearts of fools. NIV 8 The LORD detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him. NIV 8 The LORD detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him. NIV 9 The LORD detests the way of the wicked but he loves those who pursue righteousness. NIV 9 The LORD detests the way of the wicked but he loves those who pursue righteousness. NIV 10 Stern discipline awaits him who leaves the path; he who hates correction will die. NIV 10 Stern discipline awaits him who leaves the path; he who hates correction will die. NIV 11 Death and Destruction lie open before the LORD -- how much more the hearts of men! NIV 11 Death and Destruction lie open before the LORD -- how much more the hearts of men! NIV 12 A mocker resents correction; he will not consult the wise. NIV 12 A mocker resents correction; he will not consult the wise. NIV 13 A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit. NIV 13 A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit. NIV 14 The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly. NIV 14 The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly. NIV 15 All the days of the oppressed are wretched, but the cheerful heart has a continual feast. NIV 15 All the days of the oppressed are wretched, but the cheerful heart has a continual feast. NIV 16 Better a little with the fear of the LORD than great wealth with turmoil. NIV 16 Better a little with the fear of the LORD than great wealth with turmoil. NIV 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. NIV 18 A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel. NIV 18 A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel. NIV 19 The way of the sluggard is blocked with thorns, 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. NIV 20 A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother. NIV 20 A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother. NIV 21 Folly delights a man who lacks judgment, but a man of understanding keeps a straight course. NIV 21 Folly delights a man who lacks judgment, but a man of understanding keeps a straight course. NIV 22 Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed. NIV 22 Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed. NIV 23 A man finds joy in giving an apt reply-- and how good is a timely word! NIV 23 A man finds joy in giving an apt reply-- and how good is a timely word! NIV 24 The path of life leads upward for the wise to keep him from going down to the grave. NIV 24 The path of life leads upward for the wise to keep him from going down to the grave. NIV 25 The LORD tears down the proud man's house but he keeps the widow's boundaries intact. NIV 25 The LORD tears down the proud man's house but he keeps the widow's boundaries intact. NIV 26 The LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked, but those of the pure are pleasing to him. NIV 26 The LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked, but those of the pure are pleasing to him. NIV 27 A greedy man brings trouble to his family, but he who hates bribes will live. NIV 27 A greedy man brings trouble to his family, but he who hates bribes will live. NIV 28 The heart of the righteous weighs its answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes evil. NIV 28 The heart of the righteous weighs its answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes evil. NIV 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. NIV 30 A cheerful look brings joy to the heart, and 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. NIV 31 He who listens to a life-giving rebuke will be at home among the wise. NIV 31 He who listens to a life-giving rebuke will be at home among the wise. NIV 32 He who ignores discipline despises himself, but whoever heeds correction gains understanding. NIV 32 He who ignores discipline despises himself, but whoever heeds correction gains understanding. NIV 33 The fear of the LORD teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor. NIV 33 The fear of the LORD teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor.