New International Version
The heart of the righteous weighs its answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes evil.
King James Bible
The heart of the righteous studieth to answer: but the mouth of the wicked poureth out evil things.
Darby Bible Translation
The heart of a righteous [man] 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.
Proverbs 15:28 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The heart of the righteous studieth to answer - His tongue never runs before his wit, he never speaks rashly, and never unadvisedly; because he studies - ponders, his thoughts and his words.
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LibraryGod, the All-Seeing One
A sermon (No. 177) delivered on Sabbath morning, February 14, 1858 At The Music Hall, Royal Surrey Gardens by C. H. Spurgeon. "Hell and destruction are before the Lord: how much more then the hearts of the children of men?" -- Proverbs 15:11. You have often smiled at the ignorance of heathens who bow themselves before gods of wood and stone. You have quoted the words of Scripture and you have said, "Eyes have they, but they see not; ears have they, but they hear not." You have therefore argued that …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
How the Humble and the Haughty are to be Admonished.
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1 Peter 3:15
But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect,
See what they spew from their mouths-- the words from their lips are sharp as swords, and they think, "Who can hear us?"
The lips of the righteous know what finds favor, but the mouth of the wicked only what is perverse.
The tongue of the wise adorns knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly.
The hearts of the wise make their mouths prudent, and their lips promote instruction.
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