Proverbs 15:10-20 NIV

10 Stern discipline awaits him who leaves the path; he who hates correction will die.1

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11 Death and Destructiona lie open before the LORD 2-- how much more the hearts of men!3

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    • a 15:11 - Hebrew "Sheol and Abaddon"
      12 A mocker resents correction;4 he will not consult the wise.

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      13 A happy heart makes the face cheerful,5 but heartache crushes the spirit.6

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          14 The discerning heart seeks knowledge,7 but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly.

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          15 All the days of the oppressed are wretched, but the cheerful heart has a continual feast.8

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              16 Better a little with the fear of the LORD than great wealth with turmoil.9

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              17 Better a meal of vegetables where there is love than a fattened calf with hatred.10

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              18 A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension,11 but a patient man calms a quarrel.12

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              19 The way of the sluggard is blocked with thorns,13 but the path of the upright is a highway.

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              20 A wise son brings joy to his father,14 but a foolish man despises his mother.

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