Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 15:1-6

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Proverbs 15:1-6

NIRV 1 A gentle answer turns anger away. But mean words stir up anger. NIV 1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. NIRV 2 The tongues of wise people use knowledge well. But the mouths of foolish people pour out foolish words. NIV 2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly. NIRV 3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere. They watch those who are evil and those who are good. NIV 3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good. NIRV 4 A tongue that brings healing is like a tree of life. But a tongue that tells lies produces a broken spirit. NIV 4 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. NIRV 5 A foolish person turns his back on how his father has trained him. But anyone who accepts being corrected shows understanding. NIV 5 A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence. NIRV 6 The houses of those who do what is right hold great wealth. But those who do what is wrong earn only trouble. NIV 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings them trouble.