Proverbs 15:1-9 NIV

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

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2 The tongue of the wise adorns knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly.

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3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good.

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4 The soothing tongue is a tree of life, but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit.

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5 A fool spurns a parent’s discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.

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6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings ruin.

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7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge, but the hearts of fools are not upright.

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      8 The LORD detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him.

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      9 The LORD detests the way of the wicked, but he loves those who pursue righteousness.

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