Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 16:13-23

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Proverbs 16:13-23

NIV 13 Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value a man who speaks the truth. NIV 13 Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value a man who speaks the truth. NIV 14 A king's wrath is a messenger of death, but a wise man will appease it. NIV 14 A king's wrath is a messenger of death, but a wise man will appease it. NIV 15 When a king's face brightens, it means life; his favor is like a rain cloud in spring. NIV 15 When a king's face brightens, it means life; his favor is like a rain cloud in spring. NIV 16 How much better to get wisdom than gold, to choose understanding rather than silver! NIV 16 How much better to get wisdom than gold, to choose understanding rather than silver! NIV 17 The highway of the upright avoids evil; he who guards his way guards his life. NIV 17 The highway of the upright avoids evil; he who guards his way guards his life. NIV 18 Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. NIV 18 Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall. NIV 19 Better to be lowly in spirit and among the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud. NIV 19 Better to be lowly in spirit and among the oppressed than to share plunder with the proud. NIV 20 Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers, and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD. NIV 20 Whoever gives heed to instruction prospers, and blessed is he who trusts in the LORD. NIV 21 The wise in heart are called discerning, and pleasant words promote instruction. NIV 21 The wise in heart are called discerning, and pleasant words promote instruction. NIV 22 Understanding is a fountain of life to those who have it, but folly brings punishment to fools. NIV 22 Understanding is a fountain of life to those who have it, but folly brings punishment to fools. NIV 23 A wise man's heart guides his mouth, and his lips promote instruction. NIV 23 A wise man's heart guides his mouth, and his lips promote instruction.