Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 25:15-25

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Proverbs 25:15-25

NIV 15 Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a gentle tongue can break a bone. NIV 15 Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a gentle tongue can break a bone. NIV 16 If you find honey, eat just enough-- too much of it, and you will vomit. NIV 16 If you find honey, eat just enough-- too much of it, and you will vomit. NIV 17 Seldom set foot in your neighbor's house-- too much of you, and he will hate you. NIV 17 Seldom set foot in your neighbor's house-- too much of you, and he will hate you. NIV 18 Like a club or a sword or a sharp arrow is the man who gives false testimony against his neighbor. NIV 18 Like a club or a sword or a sharp arrow is the man who gives false testimony against his neighbor. NIV 19 Like a bad tooth or a lame foot is reliance on the unfaithful in times of trouble. NIV 19 Like a bad tooth or a lame foot is reliance on the unfaithful in times of trouble. NIV 20 Like one who takes away a garment on a cold day, or like vinegar poured on soda, is one who sings songs to a heavy heart. NIV 20 Like one who takes away a garment on a cold day, or like vinegar poured on soda, is one who sings songs to a heavy heart. NIV 21 If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink. NIV 21 If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink. NIV 22 In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the LORD will reward you. NIV 22 In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the LORD will reward you. NIV 23 As a north wind brings rain, so a sly tongue brings angry looks. NIV 23 As a north wind brings rain, so a sly tongue brings angry looks. NIV 24 Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife. NIV 24 Better to live on a corner of the roof than share a house with a quarrelsome wife. NIV 25 Like cold water to a weary soul is good news from a distant land. NIV 25 Like cold water to a weary soul is good news from a distant land.