Proverbs 15:2-12 NIV

2 The tongue of the wise commends knowledge,1 but the mouth of the fool gushes folly.2

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3 The eyes3 of the LORD are everywhere,4 keeping watch on the wicked and the good.5

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4 The tongue6 that brings healing is a tree of life,7 but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit.8

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5 A fool spurns his father's discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.9

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6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure,10 but the income of the wicked brings them trouble.11

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7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge;12 not so the hearts of fools.

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      8 The LORD detests the sacrifice13 of the wicked,14 but the prayer of the upright pleases him.15

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      9 The LORD detests the way of the wicked16 but he loves those who pursue righteousness.17

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      10 Stern discipline awaits him who leaves the path; he who hates correction will die.18

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      11 Death and Destructiona lie open before the LORD 19-- how much more the hearts of men!20

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        • a 15:11 - Hebrew "Sheol and Abaddon"
          12 A mocker resents correction;21 he will not consult the wise.

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