Proverbs 15:8-18 NIV

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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10 Stern discipline awaits anyone who leaves the path; the one who hates correction will die.

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11 Death and Destructiona lie open before the LORD— how much more do human hearts!

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    • ~ 15:11 - Hebrew "Abaddon"
      12 Mockers resent correction, so they avoid the wise.

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

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          14 The discerning heart seeks knowledge, 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.

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              16 Better a little with the fear of the LORDthan great wealth with turmoil.

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              17 Better a small serving of vegetables with love than a fattened calf with hatred.

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              18 A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict, but the one who is patient calms a quarrel.

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