Proverbs 15:28
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New International Version
The heart of the righteous weighs its answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes evil.

New Living Translation
The heart of the godly thinks carefully before speaking; the mouth of the wicked overflows with evil words.

English Standard Version
The heart of the righteous ponders how to answer, but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.

New American Standard Bible
The heart of the righteous ponders how to answer, But the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.

King James Bible
The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The mind of the righteous person thinks before answering, but the mouth of the wicked blurts out evil things.

International Standard Version
The mind of the righteous thinks before speaking, but the wicked person spews out evil.

NET Bible
The heart of the righteous considers how to answer, but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.

New Heart English Bible
The heart of the righteous weighs answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes out evil.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
The heart of the righteous meditates upon the faith, and the mouth of the evils speaks evil things.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The heart of a righteous person carefully considers how to answer, but the mouths of wicked people pour out a flood of evil things.

JPS Tanakh 1917
The heart of the righteous studieth to answer; But the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.

New American Standard 1977
The heart of the righteous ponders how to answer,
            But the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The heart of the righteous studies to answer, but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.

King James 2000 Bible
The heart of the righteous studies to answer: but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.

American King James Version
The heart of the righteous studies to answer: but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.

American Standard Version
The heart of the righteous studieth to answer; But the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.

Douay-Rheims Bible
The mind of the just studieth obedience: the mouth of the wicked over floweth with evils.

Darby Bible Translation
The heart of a righteous [man] studieth to answer; but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.

English Revised Version
The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.

Webster's Bible Translation
The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.

World English Bible
The heart of the righteous weighs answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes out evil.

Young's Literal Translation
The heart of the righteous meditateth to answer, And the mouth of the wicked uttereth evil things.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
15:25. Pride is the ruin of multitudes. But those who are in affliction God will support. 26. The thoughts of wicked men offend Him who knows the heart. 27. The covetous man lets none of his family have rest or enjoyment. And greediness of gain often tempts to projects that bring ruin. 28. A good man is proved to be a wise man by this; he governs his tongue well.
Study Bible
A Gentle Answer Turns Away Wrath
27He who profits illicitly troubles his own house, But he who hates bribes will live. 28The heart of the righteous ponders how to answer, But the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things. 29The LORD is far from the wicked, But He hears the prayer of the righteous.…
Cross References
1 Peter 3:15
But in your hearts sanctify Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to articulate a defense to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But respond with gentleness and respect,

Psalm 59:7
Behold, they belch forth with their mouth; Swords are in their lips, For, they say, "Who hears?"

Proverbs 10:32
The lips of the righteous bring forth what is acceptable, But the mouth of the wicked what is perverted.

Proverbs 15:2
The tongue of the wise makes knowledge acceptable, But the mouth of fools spouts folly.

Proverbs 16:23
The heart of the wise instructs his mouth And adds persuasiveness to his lips.
Treasury of Scripture

The heart of the righteous studies to answer: but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.

heart

Proverbs 15:2 The tongue of the wise uses knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools …

Proverbs 16:23 The heart of the wise teaches his mouth, and adds learning to his lips.

1 Kings 3:23-28 Then said the king, The one said, This is my son that lives, and …

Ecclesiastes 5:2,6 Be not rash with your mouth, and let not your heart be hasty to utter …

1 Peter 3:15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts…

the mouth

Proverbs 10:19 In the multitude of words there wants not sin: but he that refrains …

Proverbs 13:16 Every prudent man deals with knowledge: but a fool lays open his folly.

Proverbs 29:11,20 A fool utters all his mind: but a wise man keeps it in till afterwards…

Ecclesiastes 10:12-14 The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious; but the lips of a fool …

Matthew 12:34 O generation of vipers, how can you, being evil, speak good things? …

Titus 1:10,11 For there are many unruly and vain talkers and deceivers, specially …

James 3:6-8 And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among …

2 Peter 2:18 For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through …

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