Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 15:1-6

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Proverbs 15:1-6

NLT 1 A gentle answer deflects anger, but harsh words make tempers flare. NIV 1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. NLT 2 The tongue of the wise makes knowledge appealing, but the mouth of a fool belches out foolishness. NIV 2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly. NLT 3 The is watching everywhere, keeping his eye on both the evil and the good. NIV 3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good. NLT 4 Gentle words are a tree of life; a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. NIV 4 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. NLT 5 Only a fool despises a parent’s discipline; whoever learns from correction is wise. NIV 5 A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence. NLT 6 There is treasure in the house of the godly, but the earnings of the wicked bring trouble. NIV 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings them trouble.