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Proverbs 15:1-6

BBE 1 By a soft answer wrath is turned away, but a bitter word is a cause of angry feelings. NIV 1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. BBE 2 Knowledge is dropping from the tongue of the wise; but from the mouth of the foolish comes a stream of foolish words. NIV 2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly. BBE 3 The eyes of the Lord are in every place, 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. BBE 4 A comforting tongue is a tree of life, but a twisted tongue is a crushing of the spirit. NIV 4 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. BBE 5 A foolish man puts no value on his father's training; but he who has respect for teaching has good sense. NIV 5 A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence. BBE 6 In the house of the upright man there is a great store of wealth; but in the profits of the sinner there is trouble. NIV 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings them trouble.