Proverbs Chapter 15 Darby English Bible

Proverbs 15:1

A soft answer turneth away fury; but a grievous word stirreth up anger.

Proverbs 15:2

The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright; but the mouth of the foolish poureth out folly.

Proverbs 15:3

The eyes of Jehovah are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.

Proverbs 15:4

Gentleness of tongue is a tree of life; but crookedness therein is a breaking of the spirit.

Proverbs 15:5

A fool despiseth his father's instruction; but he that regardeth reproof becometh prudent.

Proverbs 15:6

In the house of a righteous [man] is much treasure; but in the revenue of a wicked [man] is disturbance.

Proverbs 15:7

The lips of the wise disperse knowledge, but not so the heart of the foolish.

Proverbs 15:8

The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to Jehovah; but the prayer of the upright is his delight.

Proverbs 15:9

The way of a wicked [man] is an abomination to Jehovah; but him that pursueth righteousness he loveth.

Proverbs 15:10

Grievous correction is for him that forsaketh the path; he that hateth reproof shall die.

Proverbs 15:11

Sheol and destruction are before Jehovah; how much more then the hearts of the children of men!

Proverbs 15:12

A scorner loveth not one that reproveth him; he will not go unto the wise.

Proverbs 15:13

A joyful heart maketh a cheerful countenance; but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken.

Proverbs 15:14

The heart of an intelligent [man] seeketh knowledge; but the mouth of the foolish feedeth on folly.

Proverbs 15:15

All the days of the afflicted are evil; but a cheerful heart is a continual feast.

Proverbs 15:16

Better is little with the fear of Jehovah than great store and disquietude therewith.

Proverbs 15:17

Better is a meal of herbs where love is, than a fatted ox and hatred therewith.

Proverbs 15:18

A furious man stirreth up contention; but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the sluggard is as a hedge of thorns; but the path of the upright 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 void of sense; but a man of understanding regulateth his walk.

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 in its season, how good is it!

Proverbs 15:24

The path of life is upwards for the wise, that he may depart from Sheol beneath.

Proverbs 15:25

Jehovah plucketh up the house of the proud; but he establisheth the boundary of the widow.

Proverbs 15:26

The thoughts of the evil [man] are an abomination to Jehovah; but pure words are pleasant.

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 a righteous [man] studieth to answer; but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.

Proverbs 15:29

Jehovah is far from the wicked; but he heareth the prayer of the righteous.

Proverbs 15:30

That which enlighteneth the eyes rejoiceth the heart; good tidings make the bones fat.

Proverbs 15:31

The ear that heareth the reproof of life shall abide among the wise.

Proverbs 15:32

He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul; but he that heareth reproof getteth sense.

Proverbs 15:33

The fear of Jehovah is the discipline of wisdom, and before honour [goeth] humility.