Verses in the Book of Proverbs
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soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words
stir up anger.
15:2 The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright:
but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.
15:3 The eyes of the LORD are in every place,
beholding the evil and the good.
15:4 A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but
perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit.
15:5 A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but
he that regardeth reproof is prudent.
15:6 In the house of the righteous is much treasure:
but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.
15:7 The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but
the heart of the foolish doeth not so.
15:8 The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination
to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his
15:9 The way of the wicked is an abomination unto
the LORD: but he loveth him that followeth after
15:10 Correction is grievous unto him that forsaketh
the way: and he that hateth reproof shall die.
15:11 Hell and destruction are before the LORD: how
much more then the hearts of the children of men?
15:12 A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him:
neither will he go unto the wise.
15:13 A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance:
but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
15:14 The heart of him that hath understanding
seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on
15:15 All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he
that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.
15:16 Better is little with the fear of the LORD
than great treasure and trouble therewith.
15:17 Better is a dinner of herbs where love is,
than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.
15:18 A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that
is slow to anger appeaseth strife.
15:19 The way of the slothful man is as an hedge of
thorns: but the way of the righteous is made plain.
15:20 A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish
man despiseth his mother.
15:21 Folly is joy to him that is destitute of
wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh
15:22 Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but
in the multitude of counsellors they are
15:23 A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and
a word spoken in due season, how good is it!
15:24 The way of life is above to the wise, that he
may depart from hell beneath.
15:25 The LORD will destroy the house of the proud:
but he will establish the border of the widow.
15:26 The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination
to the LORD: but the words of the pure are pleasant
15:27 He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own
house; but he that hateth gifts shall live.
15:28 The heart of the righteous studieth to answer:
but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.
15:29 The LORD is far from the wicked: but he
heareth the prayer of the righteous.
15:30 The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart: and
a good report maketh the bones fat.
15:31 The ear that heareth the reproof of life
abideth among the wise.
15:32 He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own
soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth
15:33 The fear of the LORD is the instruction of
wisdom; and before honour is humility.
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