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 Proverbs 15:1; 15:18; 16:32; 17:1; 17:14; 17:19; 17:27; 18:18 - 19; 19:11 - 12; 19:19; 20:3; 20:22; 24:29; 25:21 - 22; 25:28; 27:4; 29:8 - 9; 29:11; 29:22; 30:32 - 33
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   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 15
15:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
 
15:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A hot-tempered man stirs up dissension, but a patient man calms a quarrel.
 
   Chapter 16
16:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city.
 
   Chapter 17
17:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Better a dry crust with peace and quiet than a house full of feasting, F32 with strife.
 
17:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.
 
17:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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He who loves a quarrel loves sin; he who builds a high gate invites destruction.
 
17:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A man of knowledge uses words with restraint, and a man of understanding is even-tempered.
 
   Chapter 18
18:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Casting the lot settles disputes and keeps strong opponents apart.
 
18:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
An offended brother is more unyielding than a fortified city, and disputes are like the barred gates of a citadel.
 
   Chapter 19
19:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A man's wisdom gives him patience; it is to his glory to overlook an offense.
 
19:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A king's rage is like the roar of a lion, but his favor is like dew on the grass.
 
19:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty; if you rescue him, you will have to do it again.
 
   Chapter 20
20:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
It is to a man's honor to avoid strife, but every fool is quick to quarrel.
 
20:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do not say, "I'll pay you back for this wrong!" Wait for the LORD, and he will deliver you.
 
   Chapter 24
24:29 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do not say, "I'll do to him as he has done to me; I'll pay that man back for what he did."
 
   Chapter 25
25:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat; if he is thirsty, give him water to drink.
 
25:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the LORD will reward you.
 
25:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Like a city whose walls are broken down is a man who lacks self-control.
 
   Chapter 27
27:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy?
 
   Chapter 29
29:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Mockers stir up a city, but wise men turn away anger.
 
29:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
If a wise man goes to court with a fool, the fool rages and scoffs, and there is no peace.
 
29:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man keeps himself under control.
 
29:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
An angry man stirs up dissension, and a hot-tempered one commits many sins.
 
   Chapter 30
30:32 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"If you have played the fool and exalted yourself, or if you have planned evil, clap your hand over your mouth!
 
30:33 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
For as churning the milk produces butter, and as twisting the nose produces blood, so stirring up anger produces strife."
 

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