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Proverbs 15:1 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

15 A gentle answer turns away anger,
but a harsh word stirs up wrath.

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Proverbs 15:1 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

15 A soft answer turns away wrath,
    but a harsh word stirs up anger.

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Proverbs 15:18 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

18 A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict,
but one slow to anger calms strife.

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Proverbs 15:18 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 Those who are hot-tempered stir up strife,
    but those who are slow to anger calm contention.

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Proverbs 16:32 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

32 Patience is better than power,
and controlling one’s emotions,[a] than capturing a city.

Footnotes:

  1. 16:32 Lit and ruling over one’s spirit
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Proverbs 16:32 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

32 One who is slow to anger is better than the mighty,
    and one whose temper is controlled than one who captures a city.

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Proverbs 17:1 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

17 Better a dry crust with peace
than a house full of feasting with strife.

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Proverbs 17:1 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

17 Better is a dry morsel with quiet
    than a house full of feasting with strife.

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Proverbs 17:14 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

14 To start a conflict is to release a flood;
stop the dispute before it breaks out.

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Proverbs 17:14 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

14 The beginning of strife is like letting out water;
    so stop before the quarrel breaks out.

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Proverbs 17:19 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

19 One who loves to offend loves strife;
one who builds a high threshold invites injury.

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Proverbs 17:19 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 One who loves transgression loves strife;
    one who builds a high threshold invites broken bones.

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Proverbs 17:27 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

27 The one who has knowledge restrains his words,
and one who keeps a cool head[a]
is a person of understanding.

Footnotes:

  1. 17:27 Lit spirit
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Proverbs 17:27 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

27 One who spares words is knowledgeable;
    one who is cool in spirit has understanding.

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Proverbs 18:18-19 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

18 Casting the lot ends quarrels
and separates powerful opponents.

19 An offended brother is harder to reach[a]
than a fortified city,
and quarrels are like the bars of a fortress.

Footnotes:

  1. 18:19 LXX, Syr, Tg, Vg read is stronger
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Proverbs 18:18-19 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

18 Casting the lot puts an end to disputes
    and decides between powerful contenders.
19 An ally offended is stronger than a city;[a]
    such quarreling is like the bars of a castle.

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 18:19 Gk Syr Vg Tg: Meaning of Heb uncertain
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Proverbs 19:11-12 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

11 A person’s insight gives him patience,
and his virtue is to overlook an offense.

12 A king’s rage is like the roaring of a lion,
but his favor is like dew on the grass.

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Proverbs 19:11-12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

11 Those with good sense are slow to anger,
    and it is their glory to overlook an offense.
12 A king’s anger is like the growling of a lion,
    but his favor is like dew on the grass.

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Proverbs 19:19 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

19 A person with intense anger bears the penalty;
if you rescue him, you’ll have to do it again.

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Proverbs 19:19 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 A violent tempered person will pay the penalty;
    if you effect a rescue, you will only have to do it again.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 19:19 Meaning of Heb uncertain
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Proverbs 20:3 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

Honor belongs to the person who ends a dispute,
but any fool can get himself into a quarrel.

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Proverbs 20:3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

It is honorable to refrain from strife,
    but every fool is quick to quarrel.

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Proverbs 20:22 Christian Standard Bible (CSB)

22 Don’t say, “I will avenge this evil!”
Wait on the Lord, and he will rescue you.

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Proverbs 20:22 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

22 Do not say, “I will repay evil”;
    wait for the Lord, and he will help you.

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