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Chapter
Proverbs 15

Book of Proverbs - Chapter 15

Proverbs 15:1

A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.

Proverbs 15:2

The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.

Proverbs 15:3

The eyes of the LORD [are] in every place, beholding the evil and the good.

Proverbs 15:4

A wholesome tongue [is] a tree of life: but perverseness therein [is] a breach in the spirit.

Proverbs 15:5

A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent.

Proverbs 15:6

In the house of the righteous [is] much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.

Proverbs 15:7

The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish [doeth] not so.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked [is] an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright [is] his delight.

Proverbs 15:9

The way of the wicked [is] an abomination unto the LORD: but he loveth him that followeth after righteousness.

Proverbs 15:10

Correction [is] grievous unto him that forsaketh the way: [and] he that hateth reproof shall die.

Proverbs 15:11

Hell and destruction [are] before the LORD: how much more then the hearts of the children of men?

Proverbs 15:12

A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him: neither will he go unto the wise.

Proverbs 15:13

A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness.

Proverbs 15:15

All the days of the afflicted [are] evil: but he that is of a merry heart [hath] a continual feast.

Proverbs 15:16

Better [is] little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith.

Proverbs 15:17

Better [is] a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.

Proverbs 15:18

A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but [he that is] slow to anger appeaseth strife.

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the slothful [man is] as an hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous [is] made plain.

Proverbs 15:20

A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother.

Proverbs 15:21

Folly [is] joy to [him that is] destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly.

Proverbs 15:22

Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established.

Proverbs 15:23

A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word [spoken] in due season, how good [is it]!

Proverbs 15:24

The way of life [is] above to the wise, that he may depart from hell beneath.

Proverbs 15:25

The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.

Proverbs 15:26

The thoughts of the wicked [are] an abomination to the LORD: but [the words] of the pure [are] pleasant words.

Proverbs 15:27

He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house; but he that hateth gifts shall live.

Proverbs 15:28

The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.

Proverbs 15:29

The LORD [is] far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

Proverbs 15:30

The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart: [and] a good report maketh the bones fat.

Proverbs 15:31

The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the wise.

Proverbs 15:32

He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.

Proverbs 15:33

The fear of the LORD [is] the instruction of wisdom; and before honour [is] humility.