The Commendation of Wisdom - Does not wisdom call, And understanding lift up her voice? Copyright © 1954, 1958, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1987 by The Lockman Foundation, You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! Proverbs 15 The Proverbs of Solomon. 15. The Amplified Bible Proverbs 15:3. He who profits unlawfully brings suffering to his own house. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the Believer's Bible Commentary and the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (NIV and NRSV) - is just a step away! 17 Better is a dinner of herbs where a love is, than a b stalled ox and hatred therewith. The light of the eyes rejoices the hearts of others. Proverbs 15:9 "The way of the wicked [is] an abomination unto the LORD: but he loveth him that followeth after righteousness." 23 A man has joy in making an apt answer, and a word spoken at the right moment—how good it is! 22 Where there is no counsel, purposes are frustrated, but with many counselors they are accomplished. All the days of the afflicted are bad, But a glad heart has a continual feast [regardless of the circumstances]. 28 The mind of the [uncompromisingly] righteous studies how to answer, but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things. 19 The way of the sluggard is overgrown with thorns [it pricks, lacerates, and entangles him], but the way of the righteous is plain and raised like a highway. AMP : Proverbs 17 NSP (F)15 All the days of the afflicted are bad,But a glad heart has a continual feast [regardless of the circumstances].16 Better is a little with the [reverent, worshipful] fear of the LordThan great treasure and trouble with it. What are the benefits of creating an account? From this chapter to the five and twentieth are sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. Amplified Bible (AMP), The tongue of the wise speaks knowledge that is pleasing. Proverbs 15:16 Better a little with the fear of the LORD than great treasure with turmoil. 9 The way of the wicked is an abomination, extremely disgusting and shamefully vile to the Lord, but He loves him who pursues righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation). Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. Proverbs 15. 15 The naive or inexperienced person [is easily misled and] believes every word he hears, But the prudent man [is discreet and astute and] considers well where he is going. 3 The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch upon the evil and the good. The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit. 2 The tongue of the wise utters knowledge rightly, but the mouth of the [self-confident] fool pours out folly. Proverbs 15 Amplified Bible, Classic Edition (AMPC) 15 A soft answer turns away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger. Copyright © 2015 by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, CA 90631. Try it free for 30 days. 25 The Lord tears down the house of the proud, but He makes secure the boundaries of the [consecrated] widow. 1 A soft and gentle and thoughtful answer turns away wrath, But harsh and painful and careless words stir up anger. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. 3When I was a son with my father (David), Tender and the only son in the sight of my mother (Bathsheba), 4He taught me and said to me, (E)14 The mind of the intelligent and discerning seeks knowledge and eagerly inquires after it,But the mouth of the [stubborn] fool feeds on foolishness. 3 The eyes of the L ORD are in every place, Watching the evil and the good [in all their endeavors]. (H)18 A hot-tempered man stirs up strife,But he who is slow to anger and patient calms disputes.19 The way of the lazy is like a hedge of thorns [it pricks, lacerates, and entangles him],But the way [of life] of the upright is smooth and open like a highway.20 A wise son makes a father glad,But a foolish man despises his mother.21 Foolishness is joy to him who is without heart and lacks [intelligent, common] sense,But a man of understanding walks uprightly [making his course straight]. (B)4 A soothing tongue [speaking words that build up and encourage] is a tree of life,But a perversive tongue [speaking words that overwhelm and depress] crushes the spirit.5 A [flippant, arrogant] fool rejects his father’s instruction and correction,But he who [is willing to learn and] regards and keeps in mind a reprimand acquires good sense.6 Great and priceless treasure is in the house of the [consistently] righteous one [who seeks godly instruction and grows in wisdom],But trouble is in the income of the wicked one [who rejects the laws of God].7 The lips of the wise spread knowledge [sifting it as chaff from the grain];But the hearts of [shortsighted] fools are not so.8 The sacrifice of the wicked is hateful and exceedingly offensive to the Lord,But the prayer of the upright is His delight! Don't have an account? But He hears the prayer of the [consistently] righteous [that is, those with spiritual integrity and moral courage]. The way of the lazy is like a hedge of thorns [it pricks, lacerates, and entangles him], But the way [of life] of the upright is smooth, Foolishness is joy to him who is without heart. 4 A soothing tongue [speaking words that build up and encourage] is … This is speaking of a way of life. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. The way [of life] of the wicked is hateful. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. The Amplified Bible Proverbs 15:24. To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. 14 The mind of him who has understanding seeks knowledge and inquires after and craves it, but the mouth of the [self-confident] fool feeds on folly. 27 He who is greedy for unjust gain troubles his own household, but he who hates bribes will live. All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart has a continual feast. 15 All the days of the desponding and afflicted are made evil [by anxious thoughts and forebodings], but he who has a glad heart has a continual feast [regardless of circumstances]. 2 The tongue of the wise speaks knowledge that is pleasing and acceptable, But the [babbling] mouth of fools spouts folly. 29 The Lord is far from the wicked, but He hears the prayer of the [consistently] righteous (the upright, in right standing with Him). Learn more. The Amplified Bible Proverbs 15:15 All the days of the desponding and afflicted are made evil [by anxious thoughts and forebodings], but he who has a glad heart has a … Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. [Prov. 5:21; Jer. 31 The ear that listens to the reproof [that leads to or gives] life will remain among the wise. But a man of understanding walks uprightly [making his course straight]. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. 2 The tongue of the wise utters knowledge rightly, but the mouth of the [self-confident] fool pours out folly. 3 The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch upon the evil and the good. The lips of the wise spread knowledge [sifting it as chaff from the grain]; But the hearts of [shortsighted] fools are not so. Watching the evil and the good [in all their endeavors]. 16 Better is a little with the fear of the Lord than great treasure and trouble therewith. (J)25 The Lord will tear down the house of the proud and arrogant (self-righteous),But He will establish and protect the boundaries [of the land] of the [godly] widow.26 Evil plans and thoughts of the wicked are exceedingly vile and offensive to the Lord,But pure words are pleasant words to Him.27 He who profits unlawfully brings suffering to his own house,But he who hates bribes [and does not receive nor pay them] will live. all. 4:13. 13 A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken. A wholesome tongue is a tree of life, But perverseness in it breaks the spirit. 3 The eyes of the Lord are in every place, Watching the evil and the good [in all their endeavors]. 3 The eyes of the Lord are in … Upgrade to the best Bible Gateway experience! 17 A quick-tempered man acts foolishly and without self-control, Click Verse Reference to Study Verse In-Depth! 16 A wise man suspects danger and cautiously avoids evil, But the fool is arrogant and careless. 2 The tongue of the wise speaks knowledge that is pleasing and acceptable, But the [babbling] mouth of fools spouts folly. English Amplified Bible Proverbs 15 1 A SOFT answer turns away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger. You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. 15 All the days of the afflicted are bad, But a glad heart has a continual feast [regardless of the circumstances]. 16 Better is little with the reverent, worshipful fear of the Lord than great and rich treasure and trouble with it. 10 There is severe discipline for him who forsakes God’s way; and he who hates reproof will die [physically, morally, and spiritually]. But with many counselors they are established and succeed. A Father’s Instruction. But He loves one who pursues righteousness [personal integrity, moral courage and honorable character]. 3 The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch upon the evil and the good. 1 A soft and gentle and thoughtful answer turns away wrath, But harsh and painful and careless words stir up anger. 4 A gentle tongue [with its healing power] is a tree of life, but willful contrariness in it breaks down the spirit. Job 34:21; Prov. Proverbs 15:14 A discerning heart seeks knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly. But the mouth of the [stubborn] fool feeds on foolishness. 1 A soft and gentle and thoughtful answer turns away wrath, But harsh and painful and careless words stir up anger. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? 12 A scorner has no love for one who rebukes him; neither will he go to the wise [for counsel]. 7 The lips of the wise disperse knowledge [sifting it as chaff from the grain]; not so the minds and hearts of the self-confident and foolish. 17 Better is a dinner of vegetables and herbs where love is present. 15 A mild* answer turns away rage,+ But a harsh* word stirs up anger.+ 2 The tongue of the wise makes good use of knowledge,+ But the mouth of the stupid blurts out foolishness. 2 The tongue of the wise speaks knowledge that is pleasing and acceptable, But the [babbling] mouth of fools spouts folly. That he may keep away from Sheol (the nether world, the place of the dead) below. 16 Better is a little with the [reverent, worshipful] fear of the Lord. 24 The path of the wise leads upward to life, that he may avoid [the gloom] in the depths of Sheol (Hades, the place of the dead). But the [babbling] mouth of fools spouts folly. 17 A wicked messenger falls into hardship, But a faithful ambassador brings healing. 15 All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast. Job 34:21; Prov 5:21; Jer 16:17; 32:19; Heb 4:13, Amplified Large-Print Bible--bonded leather, burgundy, Amplified Holy Bible: Captures the Full Meaning Behind the Original Greek and Hebrew - eBook, Amplified Thinline Holy Bible--bonded leather, black (indexed), Amplified Thinline Holy Bible--bonded leather, burgundy. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. Proverbs 15:14 : Proverbs 15:16 >> American Standard Version All the days of the afflicted are evil; But he that is of a cheerful heart `hath' a continual feast. Hostility seems to be a hallmark of this church age in a similar way that road-rage is to the world.It is alright for us to be righteously indignant as long as we do not sin.There is a place for righteous indignation, but God does not permit much anger because it is difficult not to sin when angry. But he who hates bribes [and does not receive nor pay them] will live. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. 1Hear, O children, the instruction of a father, And pay attention [and be willing to learn] so that you may gain understanding and intelligent discernment. A man has joy in giving an appropriate answer. Try Bible Gateway Plus free for 30 days. But the [babbling] mouth of the wicked pours out malevolent things. 16:17; 32:19; Heb. 3 The eyes of Jehovah are everywhere, Watching both the bad and the good.+ 4 A calm tongue* is a tree of life,+ But twisted speech causes despair. Proverbs 15:15 AMP All the days of the afflicted are bad, But a glad heart has a continual feast [regardless of the circumstances]. The path of the wise leads upward to life, that he may avoid [the gloom] in the depths of Sheol (Hades, the place of the dead). A soft and gentle and thoughtful answer turns away wrath,But harsh and painful and careless words stir up anger.The tongue of the wise speak (A)2 The tongue of the wise speaks knowledge that is pleasing and acceptable,But the [babbling] mouth of fools spouts folly.3 The eyes of the Lord are in every place,Watching the evil and the good [in all their endeavors]. a. Verse Comparison: Proverbs 15:15. 26 The thoughts of the wicked are shamefully vile and exceedingly offensive to the Lord, but the words of the pure are pleasing words to Him. But trouble is in the income of the wicked one [who rejects the laws of God]. The [chosen] path of life leads upward for the wise. 15 A soft answer turns away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger. (D)12 A scoffer [unlike a wise man] resents one who rebukes him and tries to teach him;Nor will he go to the wise [for counsel and instruction].13 A heart full of joy and goodness makes a cheerful face,But when a heart is full of sadness the spirit is crushed. (C)9 The way [of life] of the wicked is hateful and exceedingly offensive to the Lord,But He loves one who pursues righteousness [personal integrity, moral courage and honorable character].10 There is severe discipline for him who [a]turns from the way [of righteousness];And he who hates correction will die.11 Sheol (the nether world, the place of the dead) and Abaddon (the abyss, the place of eternal punishment) lie open before the Lord—How much more the hearts and inner motives of the children of men. But a glad heart has a continual feast [regardless of the circumstances]. 11 Sheol (the place of the dead) and Abaddon (the abyss, the final place of the accuser Satan) are both before the Lord—how much more, then, the hearts of the children of men? But a perversive tongue [speaking words that overwhelm and depress] crushes the spirit. 8 The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination, hateful and exceedingly offensive to the Lord, but the prayer of the upright is His delight! Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. There are only two paths. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! 18 A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger appeases contention. 30 The light in the eyes [of him whose heart is joyful] rejoices the hearts of others, and good news nourishes the bones. 6 In the house of the [uncompromisingly] righteous is great [priceless] treasure, but with the income of the wicked is trouble and vexation. 17 Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fatted ox and hatred with it. But when a heart is full of sadness the spirit is crushed. Sheol (the nether world, the place of the dead) and Abaddon (the abyss, the place of eternal punishment), A scoffer [unlike a wise man] resents one who rebukes him. But he who learns from rebuke acquires understanding [and grows in wisdom]. To receive instruction in wise behavior and the discipline of wise thoughtfulness, Righteousness, … (G)17 Better is a dinner of vegetables and herbs where love is presentThan a fattened ox served with hatred. On the top of the heights beside the way, Where the paths meet, wisdom takes her stand; Beside the gates, at the entrance to the city, At the entrance of the doors, she cries out: “To you, O men, I call, And my voice is directed to the sons of men. But pure words are pleasant words to Him. Proverbs 15:22 AMP Without consultation and wise advice, plans are frustrated, But with many counselors they are established and succeed. (I)22 Without consultation and wise advice, plans are frustrated,But with many counselors they are established and succeed.23 A man has joy in giving an appropriate answer,And how good and delightful is a word spoken at the right moment—how good it is!24 The [chosen] path of life leads upward for the wise,That he may keep away from Sheol (the nether world, the place of the dead) below. Proverbs 15 Amplified Bible (AMP) Contrast the Upright and the Wicked 15 A soft and gentle and thoughtful answer turns away wrath, But harsh and painful and careless words stir up anger. 1 My son, be attentive to my wisdom [godly wisdom learned by costly experience], Incline your ear to my understanding; 2 That you may exercise discrimination and discretion (good judgment), And your lips may reserve knowledge and answer wisely [to temptation]. 2 The tongue of the wise utters knowledge rightly, but the mouth of the [self-confident] fool pours out folly. A pattern is set to either walk the broad way of wickedness which leads to destruction or to walk the straight and narrow path which pleases God. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. That kind of anger is a "mark of the beast." Amplified Bible Contrast the Upright and the Wicked 15 A soft and gentle and thoughtful answer turns away wrath, But harsh and painful and careless words stir up anger. All the days of the … Try it for 30 days FREE. Proverbs 15:33. 3 The eyes of the Lord are in every place, Watching the evil and the good [in all their endeavors]. 1 A SOFT answer turns away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger. 21 Folly is pleasure to him who is without heart and sense, but a man of understanding walks uprightly [making straight his course]. The eyes of the Lord are in every place, keeping watch upon the evil and the good. Amplified Reading Bible, Imitation Leather, Brown, Battlefield of the Mind Bible, Amplified Version - Hardcover, Amplified Reading Bible, Imitation Leather, Brown, Indexed, Everyday Life Bible: The Power of God's Word for Everyday Living--soft leather-look, teal. 16 Every prudent and self-disciplined man acts with knowledge, But a [closed-minded] fool [who refuses to learn] displays his foolishness [for all to see]. All rights reserved. Proverbs 15:15 AMP - All the days of the afflicted are bad, - Bible Gateway. 25:15.] Proverbs 15:1. 33 The reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord brings instruction in Wisdom, and humility comes before honor. A soothing tongue [speaking words that build up and encourage] is a tree of life. A wholesome tongue … When one has a relationship with God, humility precedes honor, riches, and eternal life itself.Humility is a prerequisite to receiving the blessings only God can give, the kind that will prepare and equip us for His service now and in the Kingdom to come. The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness. 2 The tongue of the wise utters knowledge rightly, but the mouth of the [self-confident] fool pours out folly. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. 20 A wise son makes a glad father, but a self-confident and foolish man despises his mother and puts her to shame. 1 A SOFT answer turns away wrath, but grievous words stir up anger. 32 He who refuses and ignores instruction and correction despises himself, but he who heeds reproof gets understanding. Nor will he go to the wise [for counsel and instruction]. Than great treasure and trouble with it. All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. (K)28 The heart of the righteous thinks carefully about how to answer [in a wise and appropriate and timely way],But the [babbling] mouth of the wicked pours out malevolent things. The Amplified BibleProverbs 15. Proverbs 17:14 The ancient rabbis derived from this statement the principle of seeking a settlement before a case comes to court (cf Matt 5:25; Luke 12:58). 15 A soft and gentle and thoughtful answer turns away wrath,But harsh and painful and careless words stir up anger. 15 Good understanding wins favor [from others], But the way of the unfaithful is hard [like barren, dry soil]. (L)29 The Lord is far from the wicked [and distances Himself from them],But He hears the prayer of the [consistently] righteous [that is, those with spiritual integrity and moral courage].30 The light of the eyes rejoices the hearts of others,And good news puts fat on the bones.31 The ear that listens to and learns from the life-giving rebuke (reprimand, censure)Will remain among the wise.32 He who neglects and ignores instruction and discipline despises himself,But he who learns from rebuke acquires understanding [and grows in wisdom].33 The [reverent] fear of the Lord [that is, worshiping Him and regarding Him as truly awesome] is the instruction for wisdom [its starting point and its essence];And before honor comes humility. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. 2For I give you good doctrine; Do not turn away from my instruction. 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