Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 15:1-6

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Proverbs 15:1-6

NCV 1 A gentle answer will calm a person's anger, but an unkind answer will cause more anger. NIV 1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. NCV 2 Wise people use knowledge when they speak, but fools pour out foolishness. NIV 2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly. NCV 3 The Lord's eyes see everything; he watches both evil and good people. NIV 3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good. NCV 4 As a tree gives fruit, healing words give life, but dishonest words crush the spirit. NIV 4 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. NCV 5 Fools reject their parents' correction, but anyone who accepts correction is wise. NIV 5 A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence. NCV 6 Much wealth is in the houses of good people, but evil people get nothing but trouble. NIV 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings them trouble.