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Proverbs 15 :: American Standard Version (ASV)

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A soft answer turneth away wrath;
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The tongue of the wise uttereth knowledge aright;
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The eyes of Jehovah are in every place,
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A gentle tongue is a tree of life;
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A fool despiseth his father’s correction;
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In the house of the righteous is much treasure;
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The lips of the wise disperse knowledge;
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The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah;
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There is grievous correction for him that forsaketh the way;
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Sheol and Abaddon are before Jehovah;
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A scoffer loveth not to be reproved;
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A glad heart maketh a cheerful countenance;
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The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge;
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All the days of the afflicted are evil;
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Better is little, with the fear of Jehovah,
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Better is a dinner of herbs, where love is,
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A wrathful man stirreth up contention;
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The way of the sluggard is as a hedge of thorns;
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A wise son maketh a glad father;
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Folly is joy to him that is void of wisdom;
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Where there is no counsel, purposes are disappointed;
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A man hath joy in the answer of his mouth;
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To the wise the way of life goeth upward,
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Jehovah will root up the house of the proud;
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He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house;
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The heart of the righteous studieth to answer;
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Jehovah is far from the wicked;
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The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart;
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The ear that hearkeneth to the reproof of life
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He that refuseth correction despiseth his own soul;
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The fear of Jehovah is the instruction of wisdom;
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