PROVERBS 15

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Chapter 15 Scripture

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

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

  • 3  The eyes of the Lord are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.

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

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

  • 6  In the house of the righteous is much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble.

  • 7  The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish doeth not so.

  • 8  The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord: but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

  • 9  The way of the wicked is an abomination unto the Lord: but he loveth him that followeth after righteousness.

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

  • 11  Hell and destruction are before the Lord: how much more then the hearts of the children of men?

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

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

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

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

  • 16  Better is little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure and trouble therewith.

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

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

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

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

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

  • 22  Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellers they are established.

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

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

  • 25  The Lord will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow.

  • 26  The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the Lord: but the words of the pure are pleasant words.

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

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

  • 29  The Lord is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

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

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

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

  • 33  The fear of the Lord is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.


Proverbs 15 External Links

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