Proverbs 15:1-7 NIV

1 A gentle answer1 turns away wrath,2 but a harsh word stirs up anger.

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2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge,3 but the mouth of the fool gushes folly.4

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3 The eyes5 of the LORD are everywhere,6 keeping watch on the wicked and the good.7

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4 The tongue8 that brings healing is a tree of life,9 but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit.10

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5 A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.11

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6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure,12 but the income of the wicked brings them trouble.13

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7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge;14 not so the hearts of fools.

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