KJV PRO15 with Strong's Hebrew/GreekPRO14.htm PRO16.htm
15:1 A soft [H7390] answer [H4617] turneth [H7725] away wrath [H2534] : but grievous [H6089] words [H1697] stir up [H5927] anger [H639] .
15:2 The tongue [H3956] of the wise [H2450] useth knowledge [H1847] aright [H3190] : but the mouth [H6310] of fools [H3684] poureth out [H5042] foolishness [H200] .(poureth: Heb. belcheth, or, bubbleth)
15:3 The eyes [H5869] of the LORD [H3068] [are] in every place [H4725] , beholding [H6822] the evil [H7451] and the good [H2896] .
15:4 A wholesome [H4832] tongue [H3956] [is] a tree [H6086] of life [H2416] : but perverseness [H5558] therein [is] a breach [H7667] in the spirit [H7307] .(A wholesome: Heb. The healing of the tongue)
15:5 A fool [H191] despiseth [H5006] his father's [H1] instruction [H4148] : but he that regardeth [H8104] reproof [H8433] is prudent [H6191] .
15:6 In the house [H1004] of the righteous [H6662] [is] much [H7227] treasure [H2633] : but in the revenues [H8393] of the wicked [H7563] is trouble [H5916] .
15:7 The lips [H8193] of the wise [H2450] disperse [H2219] knowledge [H1847] : but the heart [H3820] of the foolish [H3684] [doeth] not so.
15:8 The sacrifice [H2077] of the wicked [H7563] [is] an abomination [H8441] to the LORD [H3068] : but the prayer [H8605] of the upright [H3477] [is] his delight [H7522] .
15:9 The way [H1870] of the wicked [H7563] [is] an abomination [H8441] unto the LORD [H3068] : but he loveth [H157] him that followeth [H7291] after righteousness [H6666] .
15:10 Correction [H4148] [is] grievous [H7451] unto him that forsaketh [H5800] the way [H734] : [and] he that hateth [H8130] reproof [H8433] shall die [H4191] .(Correction: or, Instruction)
15:11 Hell [H7585] and destruction [H11] [are] before the LORD [H3068] : how much more then the hearts [H3826] of the children [H1121] of men [H120] ?
15:12 A scorner [H3887] loveth [H157] not one that reproveth [H3198] him: neither will he go [H3212] unto the wise [H2450] .
15:13 A merry [H8056] heart [H3820] maketh a cheerful [H3190] countenance [H6440] : but by sorrow [H6094] of the heart [H3820] the spirit [H7307] is broken [H5218] .
15:14 The heart [H3820] of him that hath understanding [H995] seeketh [H1245] knowledge [H1847] : but the mouth [H6310] [H6440] of fools [H3684] feedeth [H7462] on foolishness [H200] .
15:15 All the days [H3117] of the afflicted [H6041] [are] evil [H7451] : but he that is of a merry [H2896] heart [H3820] [hath] a continual [H8548] feast [H4960] .
15:16 Better [H2896] [is] little [H4592] with the fear [H3374] of the LORD [H3068] than great [H7227] treasure [H214] and trouble [H4103] therewith.
15:17 Better [H2896] [is] a dinner [H737] of herbs [H3419] where love [H160] is, than a stalled [H75] ox [H7794] and hatred [H8135] therewith.
15:18 A wrathful [H2534] man [H376] stirreth up [H1624] strife [H4066] : but [he that is] slow [H750] to anger [H639] appeaseth [H8252] strife [H7379] .
15:19 The way [H1870] of the slothful [H6102] [man is] as an hedge [H4881] of thorns [H2312] : but the way [H734] of the righteous [H3477] [is] made plain [H5549] .(is made: Heb. is raised up as a causey)
15:20 A wise [H2450] son [H1121] maketh a glad [H8055] father [H1] : but a foolish [H3684] man [H120] despiseth [H959] his mother [H517] .
15:21 Folly [H200] [is] joy [H8057] to [him that is] destitute [H2638] of wisdom [H3820] : but a man [H376] of understanding [H8394] walketh [H3212] uprightly [H3474] .(destitute: Heb. void of heart)
15:22 Without counsel [H5475] purposes [H4284] are disappointed [H6565] : but in the multitude [H7230] of counsellors [H3289] they are established [H6965] .
15:23 A man [H376] hath joy [H8057] by the answer [H4617] of his mouth [H6310] : and a word [H1697] [spoken] in due season [H6256] , how good [H2896] [is it]!(due: Heb. his season)
15:24 The way [H734] of life [H2416] [is] above [H4605] to the wise [H7919] , that he may depart [H5493] from hell [H7585] beneath [H4295] .
15:25 The LORD [H3068] will destroy [H5255] the house [H1004] of the proud [H1343] : but he will establish [H5324] the border [H1366] of the widow [H490] .
15:26 The thoughts [H4284] of the wicked [H7451] [are] an abomination [H8441] to the LORD [H3068] : but [the words] of the pure [H2889] [are] pleasant [H5278] words [H561] .(pleasant: Heb. words of pleasantness)
15:27 He that is greedy [H1214] of gain [H1215] troubleth [H5916] his own house [H1004] ; but he that hateth [H8130] gifts [H4979] shall live [H2421] .
15:28 The heart [H3820] of the righteous [H6662] studieth [H1897] to answer [H6030] : but the mouth [H6310] of the wicked [H7563] poureth [H5042] out evil things [H7451] .
15:29 The LORD [H3068] [is] far [H7350] from the wicked [H7563] : but he heareth [H8085] the prayer [H8605] of the righteous [H6662] .
15:30 The light [H3974] of the eyes [H5869] rejoiceth [H8055] the heart [H3820] : [and] a good [H2896] report [H8052] maketh [H1878] the bones [H6106] fat [H1878] .
15:31 The ear [H241] that heareth [H8085] the reproof [H8433] of life [H2416] abideth [H3885] among [H7130] the wise [H2450] .
15:32 He that refuseth [H6544] instruction [H4148] despiseth [H3988] his own soul [H5315] : but he that heareth [H8085] reproof [H8433] getteth [H7069] understanding [H3820] .(instruction: or, correction)(heareth: or, obeyeth)(getteth: Heb. possesseth an heart)
15:33 The fear [H3374] of the LORD [H3068] [is] the instruction [H4148] of wisdom [H2451] ; and before [H6440] honour [H3519] [is] humility [H6038] .