Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 15:1-6

GOD'S WORD Translation

New International Version

Proverbs 15:1-6

GW 1 A gentle answer turns away rage, but a harsh word stirs up anger. NIV 1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. GW 2 The tongues of wise people give good expression to knowledge, but the mouths of fools pour out a flood of stupidity. NIV 2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly. GW 3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere. They watch evil people and good people. NIV 3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good. GW 4 A soothing tongue is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue breaks the spirit. NIV 4 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. GW 5 A stubborn fool despises his father's discipline, but whoever appreciates a warning shows good sense. NIV 5 A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence. GW 6 Great treasure is in the house of a righteous person, but trouble comes along with the income of a wicked person. NIV 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings them trouble.