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Proverbs 15:1 World English Bible (WEB)

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

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Proverbs 15:1 New International Version (NIV)

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

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Proverbs 15:18 World English Bible (WEB)

18 A wrathful man stirs up contention,
    but one who is slow to anger appeases strife.

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Proverbs 15:18 New International Version (NIV)

18 A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict,
    but the one who is patient calms a quarrel.

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Proverbs 16:32 World English Bible (WEB)

32 One who is slow to anger is better than the mighty;
    one who rules his spirit, than he who takes a city.

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Proverbs 16:32 New International Version (NIV)

32 Better a patient person than a warrior,
    one with self-control than one who takes a city.

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Proverbs 17:1 World English Bible (WEB)

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

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Proverbs 17:1 New International Version (NIV)

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

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Proverbs 17:14 World English Bible (WEB)

14 The beginning of strife is like breaching a dam,
    therefore stop contention before quarreling breaks out.

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Proverbs 17:14 New International Version (NIV)

14 Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam;
    so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.

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Proverbs 17:19 World English Bible (WEB)

19 He who loves disobedience loves strife.
    One who builds a high gate seeks destruction.

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Proverbs 17:19 New International Version (NIV)

19 Whoever loves a quarrel loves sin;
    whoever builds a high gate invites destruction.

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Proverbs 17:27 World English Bible (WEB)

27 He who spares his words has knowledge.
    He who is even tempered is a man of understanding.

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Proverbs 17:27 New International Version (NIV)

27 The one who has knowledge uses words with restraint,
    and whoever has understanding is even-tempered.

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Proverbs 18:18-19 World English Bible (WEB)

18 The lot settles disputes,
    and keeps strong ones apart.
19 A brother offended is more difficult than a fortified city;
    and disputes are like the bars of a fortress.

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Proverbs 18:18-19 New International Version (NIV)

18 Casting the lot settles disputes
    and keeps strong opponents apart.

19 A brother wronged is more unyielding than a fortified city;
    disputes are like the barred gates of a citadel.

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Proverbs 19:11-12 World English Bible (WEB)

11 The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger.
    It is his glory to overlook an offense.
12 The king’s wrath 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 International Version (NIV)

11 A person’s wisdom yields patience;
    it is to one’s glory to overlook an offense.

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

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Proverbs 19:19 World English Bible (WEB)

19 A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty,
    for if you rescue him, you must do it again.

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Proverbs 19:19 New International Version (NIV)

19 A hot-tempered person must pay the penalty;
    rescue them, and you will have to do it again.

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Proverbs 20:3 World English Bible (WEB)

It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife;
    but every fool will be quarreling.

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Proverbs 20:3 New International Version (NIV)

It is to one’s honor to avoid strife,
    but every fool is quick to quarrel.

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Proverbs 20:22 World English Bible (WEB)

22 Don’t say, “I will pay back evil.”
    Wait for Yahweh, and he will save you.

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Proverbs 20:22 New International Version (NIV)

22 Do not say, “I’ll pay you back for this wrong!”
    Wait for the Lord, and he will avenge you.

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