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Proverbs 25:15New American Standard Bible (NASB)

15 By [a]forbearance a ruler may be persuaded,
And a soft tongue breaks the bone.

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  1. Proverbs 25:15 Lit length of anger
New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Proverbs 25:15New Century Version (NCV)

15 With patience you can convince a ruler,
    and a gentle word can get through to the hard-headed.

New Century Version (NCV)

The Holy Bible, New Century Version®. Copyright © 2005 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.

Proverbs 25:15King James Version (KJV)

15 By long forbearing is a prince persuaded, and a soft tongue breaketh the bone.

Proverbs 25:15New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

15 With patience a ruler may be persuaded,
    and a soft tongue can break bones.

New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989 the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

Proverbs 25:15Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

15 A ruler can be persuaded through patience,
and a gentle tongue can break a bone.

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