Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 15:1-6

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Proverbs 15:1-6

LEB 1 A soft answer will turn away wrath, but a word of trouble will stir {anger}. NIV 1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. LEB 2 The tongue of the wise will dispense knowledge, but the mouth of fools will pour out folly. NIV 2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly. LEB 3 In every place, the eyes of Yahweh keep watch over the evil and the good. NIV 3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good. LEB 4 Gentleness of tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it [causes] a break in spirit. NIV 4 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. LEB 5 A fool will despise the instruction of his father, but he who guards reproof is prudent. NIV 5 A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence. LEB 6 [In] the house of the righteous [there is] much treasure, but the income of the wicked brings trouble. NIV 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings them trouble.