Proverbs 15:11-21 NIV

11 Death and Destructiona lie open before the LORD 1-- how much more the hearts of men!2

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    • a 15:11 - Hebrew "Sheol and Abaddon"
      12 A mocker resents correction;3 he will not consult the wise.

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      13 A happy heart makes the face cheerful,4 but heartache crushes the spirit.5

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          14 The discerning heart seeks knowledge,6 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.7

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              16 Better a little with the fear of the LORD than great wealth with turmoil.8

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              17 Better a meal of vegetables where there is love than a fattened calf with hatred.9

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              18 A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension,10 but a patient man calms a quarrel.11

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              19 The way of the sluggard is blocked with thorns,12 but the path of the upright is a highway.

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              20 A wise son brings joy to his father,13 but a foolish man despises his mother.

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              21 Folly delights a man who lacks judgment,14 but a man of understanding keeps a straight course.

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