New American Standard Bible
A gentle answer turns away wrath, But a harsh word stirs up anger.
King James Bible
A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.
Darby Bible Translation
A soft answer turneth away fury; but a grievous word stirreth up anger.
World English Bible
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Young's Literal Translation
A soft answer turneth back fury, And a grievous word raiseth up anger.
Proverbs 15:1 Parallel
LibraryGod, the All-Seeing One
We have in our text, first of all, a great fact declared,--"Hell and destruction are before the Lord ;" we have, secondly, a great fact inferred,--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" I. We will begin with THE GREAT FACT WHICH IS DECLARED--a fact which furnishes us with premises from which we deduce the practical conclusion of the second sentence--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" The best interpretation that you can give of those two words, "hell" and "destruction," …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858
Epistle cxxii. To Rechared, King of the visigoths .
Then the men of Ephraim said to him, "What is this thing you have done to us, not calling us when you went to fight against Midian?" And they contended with him vigorously.
1 Samuel 25:10
But Nabal answered David's servants and said, "Who is David? And who is the son of Jesse? There are many servants today who are each breaking away from his master.
1 Kings 12:7
Then they spoke to him, saying, "If you will be a servant to this people today, and will serve them and grant them their petition, and speak good words to them, then they will be your servants forever."
2 Chronicles 10:7
They spoke to him, saying, "If you will be kind to this people and please them and speak good words to them, then they will be your servants forever."
A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, But the slow to anger calms a dispute.
By forbearance a ruler may be persuaded, And a soft tongue breaks the bone.
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