Proverbs Chapter 15: Wisdom of God from the Bible! Answers to Life's Questions!

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Chapter 15

1.A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger. Proverbs 15:1
2.The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness. Proverbs 15:2
3.The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good. Proverbs 15:3
4.A wholesome tongue is a tree of life: but perverseness therein is a breach in the spirit. Proverbs 15:4
5.A fool despiseth his father's instruction: but he that regardeth reproof is prudent. Proverbs 15:5
6.In the house of the righteous is much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble. Proverbs 15:6
7.The lips of the wise disperse knowledge: but the heart of the foolish doeth not so. Proverbs 15:7
8.The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight. Proverbs 15:8
9.The way of the wicked is an abomination unto the LORD: but he loveth him that followeth after righteousness. Proverbs 15:9
10.Correction is grievous unto him that forsaketh the way: and he that hateth reproof shall die. Proverbs 15:10
11.Hell and destruction are before the LORD: how much more then the hearts of the children of men? Proverbs 15:11
12.A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him: neither will he go unto the wise. Proverbs 15:12
13.A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken. Proverbs 15:13
14.The heart of him that hath understanding seeketh knowledge: but the mouth of fools feedeth on foolishness. Proverbs 15:14
15.All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast. Proverbs 15:15
16.Better is little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble therewith. Proverbs 15:16
17.Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith. Proverbs 15:17
18.A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife. Proverbs 15:18
19.The way of the slothful man is as an hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous is made plain. Proverbs 15:19
20.A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish man despiseth his mother. Proverbs 15:20
21.Folly is joy to him that is destitute of wisdom: but a man of understanding walketh uprightly. Proverbs 15:21
22.Without counsel purposes are disappointed: but in the multitude of counsellors they are established. Proverbs 15:22
23.A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it! Proverbs 15:23
24.The way of life is above to the wise, that he may depart from hell beneath. Proverbs 15:24
25.The LORD will destroy the house of the proud: but he will establish the border of the widow. Proverbs 15:25
26.The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the LORD: but the words of the pure are pleasant words. Proverbs 15:26
27.He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house; but he that hateth gifts shall live. Proverbs 15:27
28.The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things. Proverbs 15:28
29.The LORD is far from the wicked: but he heareth the prayer of the righteous. Proverbs 15:29
30.The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart: and a good report maketh the bones fat. Proverbs 15:30
31.The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the wise. Proverbs 15:31
32.He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding. Proverbs 15:32
33.The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility. Proverbs 15:33