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Proverbs 15

TNIV 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. TNIV 2 The tongue of the wise adorns 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 4 The soothing tongue is a tree of life, but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit. NIV 4 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. TNIV 5 A fool spurns a parent's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence. NIV 5 A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence. TNIV 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings ruin. NIV 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings them trouble. TNIV 7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge, but the hearts of fools are not upright. NIV 7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge; not so the hearts of fools. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 10 Stern discipline awaits those who leave the path; those who hate correction will die. NIV 10 Stern discipline awaits him who leaves the path; he who hates correction will die. TNIV 11 Death and Destruction lie open before the LORD -- how much more do human hearts! NIV 11 Death and Destruction lie open before the LORD -- how much more the hearts of men! TNIV 12 Mockers resent correction, so they avoid the wise. NIV 12 A mocker resents correction; he will not consult the wise. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 17 Better a small serving of vegetables with love than a fattened calf with hatred. NIV 17 Better a meal of vegetables where there is love than a fattened calf with hatred. TNIV 18 The hot-tempered stir up dissension, but those who are patient calm a quarrel. NIV 18 A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel. TNIV 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. TNIV 20 Wise children bring joy to their father, but foolish children despise their mother. NIV 20 A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother. TNIV 21 Folly brings joy to those who have no sense, but those who have understanding keep a straight course. NIV 21 Folly delights a man who lacks judgment, but a man of understanding keeps a straight course. TNIV 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. TNIV 23 A person 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! TNIV 24 The path of life leads upward for the prudent to keep them from going down to the realm of the dead. NIV 24 The path of life leads upward for the wise to keep him from going down to the grave. TNIV 25 The LORD tears down the house of the proud, but he sets the widow's boundary stones in place. NIV 25 The LORD tears down the proud man's house but he keeps the widow's boundaries intact. TNIV 26 The LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked, but gracious words are pure in his sight. NIV 26 The LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked, but those of the pure are pleasing to him. TNIV 27 The greedy bring ruin to their households, but those who hate bribes will live. NIV 27 A greedy man brings trouble to his family, but he who hates bribes will live. TNIV 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. TNIV 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. TNIV 30 Light in a messenger's eyes 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. TNIV 31 Whoever heeds life-giving correction will be at home among the wise. NIV 31 He who listens to a life-giving rebuke will be at home among the wise. TNIV 32 Those who disregard discipline despise themselves, but those who heed correction gain understanding. NIV 32 He who ignores discipline despises himself, but whoever heeds correction gains understanding. TNIV 33 Wisdom's instruction is to fear the LORD, and humility comes before honor. NIV 33 The fear of the LORD teaches a man wisdom, and humility comes before honor.