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Proverbs 15

NIV 1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. NIV 1 A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. NIV 2 The tongue of the wise adorns knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly. NIV 2 The tongue of the wise adorns knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly. NIV 3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good. NIV 3 The eyes of the LORD are everywhere, keeping watch on the wicked and the good. NIV 4 The soothing tongue is a tree of life, but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit. NIV 4 The soothing tongue is a tree of life, but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit. NIV 5 A fool spurns a parent’s discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence. NIV 5 A fool spurns a parent’s discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence. NIV 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings ruin. NIV 6 The house of the righteous contains great treasure, but the income of the wicked brings ruin. NIV 7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge, but the hearts of fools are not upright. NIV 7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge, but the hearts of fools are not upright. NIV 8 The LORD detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him. NIV 8 The LORD detests the sacrifice of the wicked, but the prayer of the upright pleases him. NIV 9 The LORD detests the way of the wicked, but he loves those who pursue righteousness. NIV 9 The LORD detests the way of the wicked, but he loves those who pursue righteousness. NIV 10 Stern discipline awaits anyone who leaves the path; the one who hates correction will die. NIV 10 Stern discipline awaits anyone who leaves the path; the one who hates correction will die. NIV 11 Death and Destruction lie open before the LORD— how much more do human hearts! NIV 11 Death and Destruction lie open before the LORD— how much more do human hearts! NIV 12 Mockers resent correction, so they avoid the wise. NIV 12 Mockers resent correction, so they avoid the wise. NIV 13 A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit. NIV 13 A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit. NIV 14 The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly. NIV 14 The discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly. NIV 15 All the days of the oppressed are wretched, but the cheerful heart has a continual feast. NIV 15 All the days of the oppressed are wretched, but the cheerful heart has a continual feast. NIV 16 Better a little with the fear of the LORDthan great wealth with turmoil. NIV 16 Better a little with the fear of the LORDthan great wealth with turmoil. NIV 17 Better a small serving of vegetables with love than a fattened calf with hatred. NIV 17 Better a small serving of vegetables with love than a fattened calf with hatred. NIV 18 A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict, but the one who is patient calms a quarrel. NIV 18 A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict, but the one who is patient calms a quarrel. NIV 19 The way of the sluggard is blocked with thorns, but the path of the upright is a highway. NIV 19 The way of the sluggard is blocked with thorns, but the path of the upright is a highway. NIV 20 A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother. NIV 20 A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother. NIV 21 Folly brings joy to one who has no sense, but whoever has understanding keeps a straight course. NIV 21 Folly brings joy to one who has no sense, but whoever has understanding keeps a straight course. NIV 22 Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed. NIV 22 Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed. NIV 23 A person finds joy in giving an apt reply— and how good is a timely word! NIV 23 A person finds joy in giving an apt reply— and how good is a timely word! NIV 24 The path of life leads upward for the prudent to keep them from going down to the realm of the dead. NIV 24 The path of life leads upward for the prudent to keep them from going down to the realm of the dead. NIV 25 The LORD tears down the house of the proud, but he sets the widow’s boundary stones in place. NIV 25 The LORD tears down the house of the proud, but he sets the widow’s boundary stones in place. NIV 26 The LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked, but gracious words are pure in his sight. NIV 26 The LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked, but gracious words are pure in his sight. NIV 27 The greedy bring ruin to their households, but the one who hates bribes will live. NIV 27 The greedy bring ruin to their households, but the one who hates bribes will live. NIV 28 The heart of the righteous weighs its answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes evil. NIV 28 The heart of the righteous weighs its answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes evil. NIV 29 The LORD is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous. NIV 29 The LORD is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous. NIV 30 Light in a messenger’s eyes brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones. NIV 30 Light in a messenger’s eyes brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones. NIV 31 Whoever heeds life-giving correction will be at home among the wise. NIV 31 Whoever heeds life-giving correction will be at home among the wise. NIV 32 Those who disregard discipline despise themselves, but the one who heeds correction gains understanding. NIV 32 Those who disregard discipline despise themselves, but the one who heeds correction gains understanding. NIV 33 Wisdom’s instruction is to fear the LORD, and humility comes before honor. NIV 33 Wisdom’s instruction is to fear the LORD, and humility comes before honor.

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