Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 15:1-6

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Proverbs 15:1-6

KJV 1 A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. NIV 1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. KJV 2 The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright : but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness. NIV 2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly. KJV 3 The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good. NIV 3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good. KJV 4 A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit. NIV 4 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. KJV 5 A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent . NIV 5 A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence. KJV 6 In the house of the righteous is much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble . NIV 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings them trouble.