"The mind of him who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly. "
Proverbs 15:1 A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Proverbs 15:2 The tongue of the wise dispenses knowledge, but the mouths of fools pour out folly.
Proverbs 15:3 The eyes of the LORD are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good.
Proverbs 15:4 A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but perverseness in it breaks the spirit.
Proverbs 15:5 A fool despises his father's instruction, but he who heeds admonition is prudent.
Proverbs 15:6 In the house of the righteous there is much treasure, but trouble befalls the income of the wicked.
Proverbs 15:7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge; not so the minds of fools.
Proverbs 15:8 The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, but the prayer of the upright is his delight.
Proverbs 15:9 The way of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD, but he loves him who pursues righteousness.
Proverbs 15:10 There is severe discipline for him who forsakes the way; he who hates reproof will die.
Proverbs 15:11 Sheol and Abaddon lie open before the LORD, how much more the hearts of men!
Proverbs 15:12 A scoffer does not like to be reproved; he will not go to the wise.
Proverbs 15:13 A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken.
Proverbs 15:14 The mind of him who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouths of fools feed on folly.
Proverbs 15:15 All the days of the afflicted are evil, but a cheerful heart has a continual feast.
Proverbs 15:16 Better is a little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure and trouble with it.
Proverbs 15:17 Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fatted ox and hatred with it.
Proverbs 15:18 A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger quiets contention.
Proverbs 15:19 The way of a sluggard is overgrown with thorns, but the path of the upright is a level highway.
Proverbs 15:20 A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish man despises his mother.
Proverbs 15:21 Folly is a joy to him who has no sense, but a man of understanding walks aright.
Proverbs 15:22 Without counsel plans go wrong, but with many advisers they succeed.
Proverbs 15:23 To make an apt answer is a joy to a man, and a word in season, how good it is!
Proverbs 15:24 The wise man's path leads upward to life, that he may avoid Sheol beneath.
Proverbs 15:25 The LORD tears down the house of the proud, but maintains the widow's boundaries.
Proverbs 15:26 The thoughts of the wicked are an abomination to the LORD, the words of the pure are pleasing to him.
Proverbs 15:27 He who is greedy for unjust gain makes trouble for his household, but he who hates bribes will live.
Proverbs 15:28 The mind of the righteous ponders how to answer, but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.
Proverbs 15:29 The LORD is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the righteous.
Proverbs 15:30 The light of the eyes rejoices the heart, and good news refreshes the bones.
Proverbs 15:31 He whose ear heeds wholesome admonition will abide among the wise.
Proverbs 15:32 He who ignores instruction despises himself, but he who heeds admonition gains understanding.
Proverbs 15:33 The fear of the LORD is instruction in wisdom, and humility goes before honor.