Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 15:1-6

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Proverbs 15:1-6

YLT 1 A soft answer turneth back fury, And a grievous word raiseth up anger. NIV 1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. YLT 2 The tongue of the wise maketh knowledge good, And the mouth of fools uttereth folly. NIV 2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly. YLT 3 In every place are the eyes of Jehovah, Watching the evil and the good. NIV 3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good. YLT 4 A healed tongue [is] a tree of life, And perverseness in it -- a breach in the spirit. NIV 4 The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. YLT 5 A fool despiseth the instruction of his father, And whoso is regarding reproof is prudent. NIV 5 A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence. YLT 6 [In] the house of the righteous [is] abundant strength, And in the increase of the wicked -- trouble. NIV 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings them trouble.