1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
1 From this chapter to the five and twentieth are sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices.
15:1 ¶ A soft answer, turneth away wrath, but a cutting word raiseth anger.
15:2 ¶ The tongue of the wise, adorneth knowledge,but, the mouth of dullards, belcheth out folly.
15:4 ¶ Gentleness of the tongue, is a tree of life, but, crookedness therein, a grievous wound in the spirit.
15:5 ¶ A foolish [son], spurneth the correction of his father, but, he that heedeth a reproof, sheweth prudence.
15:6 ¶ The household of the righteous man, is a great treasure, but, in the increase of the lawless, is disturbance.
15:7 ¶ The lips of the wise, scatter abroad knowledge, but, the heart of dullards, is not right.
15:10 ¶ There is, grievous correction, for him that forsaketh the right path, He that hateth rebuke, shall die.
15:12 ¶ A scoffer, loveth not, one who reproveth him, unto the wise, doth he not go.
15:13 ¶ A joyful heart, maketh a pleasing countenance,but, in sorrow of heart, is a stricken spirit.
15:14 ¶ The heart of the intelligent, seeketh knowledge, but, the mouth of dullards, feedeth on folly.
15:15 ¶ All the days of the afflicted, are sorrowful, but, a cheerful heart, is a continual banquet.
15:17 Better is an allowance of herbs, and love, there, than a fatted ox, and hatred therewith.
15:18 ¶ A wrathful man, stirreth up strife, but, he that is slow to anger, calmeth contention.
15:19 ¶ The way of the sluggard, is like a thorn hedge, but, the path of the upright, is a raised road.
15:20 ¶ A wise son, maketh a glad father,but, a dullard, despiseth his own mother.
15:21 ¶ Folly, is joy to him that lacketh sense,but, a man of understanding, taketh a straight course.
15:22 ¶ Plans, are frustrated, for lack of consultation, but, by the multitude of counselors, shall counsel, be established.
15:23 ¶ A man hath joy, in the answer of his own mouth, and, a word in its season,how good!
15:24 ¶ The way of life, is upwards to the prudent, that he may depart from hades beneath.
15:27 ¶ He, troubleth his own house, who graspeth with greed, but, he that hateth gifts, shall live.
15:28 ¶ The heart of the righteous, studieth to answer, but, the mouth of the lawless, belcheth out mischiefs.
15:30 ¶ The sparkling of bright eyes, rejoiceth the heart, Good news, giveth marrow to the bones.
15:31 ¶ The ear that heareth the reproof which giveth life, in the midst of the wise, shall remain.
15:32 ¶ He that declineth correction, despiseth his own soul, but, he that heareth reproof, gaineth sense.
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