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Proverbs 15 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:1 - A gentle answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:2 - The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, But the mouth of fools gush out folly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:3 - The LORD's eyes are everywhere, Keeping watch on the evil and the good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:4 - A gentle tongue is a tree of life, But deceit in it crushes the spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:5 - A fool despises his father's correction, But he who heeds reproof shows prudence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:6 - In the house of the righteous is much treasure, But the income of the wicked brings trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:7 - The lips of the wise spread knowledge; Not so with the heart of fools.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:8 - The sacrifice made by the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, But the prayer of the upright is his delight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:9 - The way of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, But he loves him who follows after righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:10 - There is stern discipline for one who forsakes the way: Whoever hates reproof shall die.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:11 - She'ol and Avaddon are before the LORD -- How much more then the hearts of the children of men!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:12 - A scoffer doesn't love to be reproved; He will not go to the wise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:13 - A glad heart makes a cheerful face; But an aching heart breaks the spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:14 - The heart of one who has understanding seeks knowledge, But the mouths of fools feed on folly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:15 - All the days of the afflicted are wretched, But one who has a cheerful heart enjoys a continual feast.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:16 - Better is little, with the fear of the LORD, Than great treasure with trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:17 - Better is a dinner of herbs, where love is, Than a fattened calf with hatred.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:18 - A wrathful man stirs up contention, But one who is slow to anger appeases strife.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:19 - The way of the sluggard is like a thorn patch, But the path of the upright is a highway.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:20 - A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish man despises his mother.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:21 - Folly is joy to one who is void of wisdom, But a man of understanding keeps his way straight.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:22 - Where there is no counsel, plans fail; But in a multitude of counselors they are established.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:23 - Joy comes to a man with the reply of his mouth. How good is a word at the right time!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:24 - The path of life leads upward for the wise, To keep him from going downward to She'ol.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:25 - The LORD will uproot the house of the proud, But he will keep the widow's borders intact.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:26 - The LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked, But the thoughts of the pure are pleasing.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:27 - He who is greedy for gain troubles his own house, But he who hates bribes will live.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:28 - The heart of the righteous weighs answers, But the mouth of the wicked gushes out evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:29 - The LORD is far from the wicked, But he hears the prayer of the righteous.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:30 - The light of the eyes rejoices the heart. Good news gives health to the bones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:31 - The ear that listens to reproof lives, And will be at home among the wise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:32 - He who refuses correction despises his own soul, But he who listens to reproof gets understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:33 - The fear of the LORD teaches wisdom. Before honor is humility.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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