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Proverbs 14:5 World English Bible (WEB)

A truthful witness will not lie,
    but a false witness pours out lies.

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Proverbs 14:5 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

A trustworthy witness will not lie,
But a false witness [a]utters lies.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 14:5 Lit breathes out
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Proverbs 15:1-2 World English Bible (WEB)

15 A gentle answer turns away wrath,
    but a harsh word stirs up anger.
The tongue of the wise commends knowledge,
    but the mouth of fools gush out folly.

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Proverbs 15:1-2 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Contrast the Upright and the Wicked

15 A gentle answer turns away wrath,
But a [a]harsh word stirs up anger.
The tongue of the wise makes knowledge [b]acceptable,
But the mouth of fools spouts folly.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 15:1 Lit painful
  2. Proverbs 15:2 Lit good
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Proverbs 15:4 World English Bible (WEB)

A gentle tongue is a tree of life,
    but deceit in it crushes the spirit.

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Proverbs 15:4 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

A [a]soothing tongue is a tree of life,
But perversion in it [b]crushes the spirit.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 15:4 Lit healing
  2. Proverbs 15:4 Lit is the crushing of the spirit
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Proverbs 15:7 World English Bible (WEB)

The lips of the wise spread knowledge;
    not so with the heart of fools.

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Proverbs 15:7 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

The lips of the wise spread knowledge,
But the hearts of fools are not so.

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Proverbs 15:23 World English Bible (WEB)

23 Joy comes to a man with the reply of his mouth.
    How good is a word at the right time!

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Proverbs 15:23 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

23 A man has joy in an [a]apt answer,
And how delightful is a timely word!

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 15:23 Lit answer of his mouth
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Proverbs 15:26 World English Bible (WEB)

26 Yahweh detests the thoughts of the wicked,
    but the thoughts of the pure are pleasing.

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Proverbs 15:26 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

26 Evil plans are an abomination to the Lord,
But pleasant words are pure.

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Proverbs 15:28 World English Bible (WEB)

28 The heart of the righteous weighs answers,
    but the mouth of the wicked gushes out evil.

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Proverbs 15:28 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

28 The heart of the righteous ponders how to answer,
But the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.

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Proverbs 16:1 World English Bible (WEB)

16 The plans of the heart belong to man,
    but the answer of the tongue is from Yahweh.

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Proverbs 16:1 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

Contrast the Upright and the Wicked

16 The plans of the heart belong to man,
But the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.

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Proverbs 16:10 World English Bible (WEB)

10 Inspired judgments are on the lips of the king.
    He shall not betray his mouth.

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Proverbs 16:10 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

10 A divine decision is in the lips of the king;
His mouth should not [a]err in judgment.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 16:10 Lit be unfaithful
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Proverbs 16:13 World English Bible (WEB)

13 Righteous lips are the delight of kings.
    They value one who speaks the truth.

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Proverbs 16:13 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

13 Righteous lips are the delight of kings,
And he who speaks right is loved.

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Proverbs 16:21 World English Bible (WEB)

21 The wise in heart shall be called prudent.
    Pleasantness of the lips promotes instruction.

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Proverbs 16:21 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

21 The wise in heart will be called understanding,
And sweetness of [a]speech increases [b]persuasiveness.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 16:21 Lit lips
  2. Proverbs 16:21 Or learning
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