The way of a sluggard is like a hedge of thorns, but the path of the upright is a level highway. 19  wA desire fulfilled is sweet to the soul. 27  The fear of the Lord is pa fountain of life. and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city. 28  Even a fool xwho keeps silent is considered wise; when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent. Cancel any time. 23  To make an apt answer is a joy to a man. 13  Whoever jdespises kthe word5 brings destruction on himself. 35  A servant who deals wisely has cthe king’s favor. 2  Whoever hwalks in uprightness fears the Lord. nor to strike the noble for their uprightness. and a liar gives ear to a mischievous tongue. All the days of the afflicted are evil, but the cheerful of heart has a continual feast. Psalm 119:104 ESV / 325 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouths of fools pour out folly. but he bhears the prayer of the righteous. but the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth. but trouble befalls the income of the wicked. and owill share the inheritance as one of the brothers. 21  lFolly is a joy to him who lacks sense. 26  vTo impose a fine on a righteous man is not good. 94:21; [ver. 10  There is rsevere discipline for him who forsakes the way; 11  Sheol and Abaddon lie open before the Lord; how much more tthe hearts of the children of man! To get understanding is to be chosen rather than. 20  eThe poor is disliked even by his neighbor. and ba cruel messenger will be sent against him. and he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. 22  Good sense is sa fountain of life to him who has it, 23  tThe heart of the wise makes his speech judicious. 10  fBy insolence comes nothing but strife. Proverbs 15:17 Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it. 1:23; Amos 5:12], Ps. Proverbs 15:17. but its every decision is lfrom the Lord. 17 A man of c quick temper acts foolishly, and a man of evil devices is hated. and puts up security in the presence of his neighbor. 14  eThe wisest of women fbuilds her house. 16  aOne who is wise is cautious4 and bturns away from evil. It is better to eat a little in a place where there is love, than to eat a lot where there is hate. but with those who take advice is wisdom. 29  A man of violence dentices his neighbor. 17  The highway of the upright lturns aside from evil; whoever guards his way preserves his life. 28  In ra multitude of people is the glory of a king. 16  qEvery prudent man acts with knowledge. 22  zA good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children. 11  gWealth gained hastily4 will dwindle. 15:17 Better is a dry morsel with quietthan a house full of feasting#:1 Hebrew sacrifices with strife. Pro 15:17 - Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it. To get understanding is to be chosen rather than (CJ)silver.17 The highway of the upright (CK)turns aside from evil;    whoever guards his way preserves his life.18 (CL)Pride goes before destruction,    and a haughty spirit before a fall.19 (CM)It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor    than to (CN)divide the spoil with the proud.20 Whoever gives thought to the word[e] (CO)will discover good,    and blessed is he (CP)who trusts in the Lord.21 The wise of heart is called discerning,    and sweetness of speech (CQ)increases persuasiveness.22 Good sense is (CR)a fountain of life to him who has it,    but the instruction of fools is folly.23 (CS)The heart of the wise makes his speech judicious    and adds persuasiveness to his lips.24 (CT)Gracious words are like (CU)a honeycomb,    sweetness to the soul and (CV)health to the body.25 There is a way that seems right to a man,    but its end is the way to death. 21, 25; ch. Proverbs 15:17-23 ESV. 31  Whoever oppresses a poor man winsults his xMaker. 28  The heart of the righteous yponders how to answer. 30  Whoever winks his eyes plans5 edishonest things; he who fpurses his lips brings evil to pass. 2 A servant who deals wisely will rule over a son who acts shamefully and will share the inheritance as one of the brothers. 5  Whoever mocks the poor rinsults his Maker; he who is sglad at calamity will not go tunpunished. 23  The fallow ground of the poor would yield much food. # [ch. kbut the lips of the wise will preserve them. Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith. Proverbs 17:15-17 ESV - He who justifies the wicked and he who - Bible Gateway He who justifies the wicked and he who condemns the righteous are both alike an abomination to the LORD. Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it. when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent. Proverbs 17:1 Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife.. Proverbs 21:19 It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.. Psalm 133:1 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brothers to dwell together in unity!. 26  In the fear of the Lord one has mstrong confidence. but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly. Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him. 33  jThe fear of the Lord is instruction in wisdom. that one may qturn away from the snares of death. 30  cThe light of the eyes rejoices the heart, 31  eThe ear that listens to flife-giving reproof. 24  cWhoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.9. 16  Why should a fool have money in his hand jto buy wisdom. 15 (A)A soft answer turns away wrath, but (B)a harsh word stirs up anger. 2  mAll the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes. 26:2; Jer. but the prudent are crowned with knowledge. In Context Parallel Compare. The repetition of entire proverbs (compare 6:10-11 with 24:33-34; 14:12 with 16:25; 18:8 with 26:22; 20:16 with 27:13; 21:19 with 25:24) or parts of proverbs may serve a poetic purpose. 17:10; Mal. but abundant crops come by the strength of the ox. 23  The wicked accepts qa bribe in secret3. but a man of understanding mwalks straight ahead. ESV: English Standard Version 2016 . ybut he who is generous to the needy honors him. Oh how I love your law! 20  mA man of crooked heart does not discover good. 1 4  Where there are no oxen, the manger is clean. Proverbs 15:17-32 ESV. A servant who deals wisely will rule over #ver. 23 To make an apt answer is a joy to a man, and a word in season, how good it is! Those who devise good meet5 jsteadfast love and faithfulness. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and take your Bible knowledge to a new level this year! Cancel. 17 m Better is a dry morsel with quiet. ESV® Text Edition: 2016. 23; ch. Proverbs 15:17English Standard Version (ESV) 17 Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it. 22  Do they not go astray who idevise evil? 24  The crown of the wise is their wealth. and puts up security in the presence of his neighbor. 33  Wisdom brests in the heart of a man of understanding, but it makes itself known even in the midst of fools.8. 6  yRighteousness guards him whose zway is blameless. hbut a desire fulfilled is ia tree of life. 18:5], [ch. 32  zThe wicked is overthrown through his evildoing. 20  Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise. but a crushed spirit pdries up the bones. and he loves him who speaks what is right. 15  gIn the light of a king’s face there is life. 5  Everyone who is arrogant in heart is ran abomination to the Lord; 6  By tsteadfast love and faithfulness iniquity is atoned for. than d a fattened ox and hatred with it. 32  Whoever gignores instruction hdespises himself. but zthe mouth of the wicked pours out evil things. Pro 15:17. and a liar gives ear to a mischievous tongue. 20:22; Matt. Proverbs 15 :: English Standard Version (ESV) Strong's. 13  A wise son hears his father’s instruction. than a house full of feasting1 with strife. ... English Standard Version ARRAY(0x55e0498b35d8) The Geneva Bible (1587) ARRAY(0x55e0498b37b8) George Lamsa Translation of the Peshitta ARRAY(0x55e0498b3998) Good News Translation ARRAY(0x55e0498b3b78) but he who is gslow to anger quiets contention. (English Standard Version - … A dish of vegetables would be the common meal, whereas flesh would be reserved for festive occasions. but hblessed is he who is generous to the poor. 22 The a iniquities of the wicked b ensnare him, and he is held fast in the cords of his sin. but qa scoffer does not listen to rebuke. 10  A rebuke goes deeper into a man of understanding. Version. 27  Whoever wrestrains his words has knowledge. 14  eA king’s wrath is a messenger of death. 32  jWhoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty. [f]26 A worker's appetite works for him;    his (CW)mouth urges him on.27 (CX)A worthless man plots evil,    and his speech[g] is like (CY)a scorching fire.28 (CZ)A dishonest man spreads strife,    and (DA)a whisperer (DB)separates close friends.29 A man of violence (DC)entices his neighbor    and leads him in a way that is not good.30 Whoever winks his eyes plans[h] (DD)dishonest things;    he who (DE)purses his lips brings evil to pass.31 (DF)Gray hair is (DG)a crown of glory;    it (DH)is gained in a righteous life.32 (DI)Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty,    and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.33 (DJ)The lot is cast into the lap,    but its every decision is (DK)from the Lord.17 (DL)Better is a dry morsel with quiet    than a house full of feasting[i] with strife.2 A servant who deals wisely will rule over (DM)a son who acts shamefully    and (DN)will share the inheritance as one of the brothers.3 (DO)The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold,    (DP)and the Lord tests hearts.4 An evildoer listens to wicked lips,    and a liar gives ear to a mischievous tongue.5 Whoever mocks the poor (DQ)insults his Maker;    he who is (DR)glad at calamity will not go (DS)unpunished.6 (DT)Grandchildren are (DU)the crown of the aged,    and the glory of children is their fathers.7 Fine speech is not (DV)becoming to a fool;    still less is (DW)false speech to a prince.8 (DX)A bribe is like a magic[j] stone in the eyes of the one who gives it;    wherever he turns he prospers.9 Whoever (DY)covers an offense seeks love,    but he who repeats a matter (DZ)separates close friends.10 A rebuke goes deeper into a man of understanding    than a hundred blows into a fool.11 An evil man seeks only rebellion,    and (EA)a cruel messenger will be sent against him.12 Let a man meet (EB)a she-bear robbed of her cubs    (EC)rather than a fool in his folly.13 If anyone (ED)returns evil for good,    (EE)evil will not depart from his house.14 The beginning of strife is like letting out water,    so (EF)quit before the quarrel breaks out.15 He who (EG)justifies the wicked and he who (EH)condemns the righteous    are both alike an abomination to the Lord.16 Why should a fool have money in his hand (EI)to buy wisdom    when he has no sense?17 (EJ)A friend loves at all times,    and a brother is born for adversity.18 One who lacks sense gives a pledge    and puts up security in the presence of his neighbor.19 Whoever loves transgression loves strife;    he who (EK)makes his door high seeks destruction.20 (EL)A man of crooked heart does not discover good,    and one with a dishonest tongue falls into calamity.21 He who (EM)sires a fool gets himself sorrow,    and the father of a fool has no joy.22 (EN)A joyful heart is good medicine,    but a crushed spirit (EO)dries up the bones.23 The wicked accepts (EP)a bribe in secret[k]    to (EQ)pervert the ways of justice.24 (ER)The discerning sets his face toward wisdom,    but the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth.25 (ES)A foolish son is a grief to his father    (ET)and bitterness to (EU)her who bore him.26 (EV)To impose a fine on a righteous man is not good,    nor to strike the noble for their uprightness.27 Whoever (EW)restrains his words has knowledge,    and he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.28 Even a fool (EX)who keeps silent is considered wise;    when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent. Proverbs 15:17 ESV - Better is a dinner of… | Biblia 10 bI am not worthy of the least of all the deeds of steadfast love and all the faithfulness that you have shown to your servant, for with only my staff I … View Study Resources . It is my meditation all the day. 24 The path of life leads upward for the prudent, that he may turn away from Sheol beneath. but the tent of the upright will flourish. 17  A wicked messenger falls into trouble. but the prudent gives thought to his steps. Proverbs 13:24 ESV / 3 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. 11  bA just balance and scales are the Lord’s; 12  It is an abomination to kings to do evil. but the belly of the wicked suffers want. 24  uGracious words are like va honeycomb. 17 c Better is a dinner of herbs where love is. but pknowledge is easy for a man of understanding. but athe righteous finds refuge in his death. 12  uA scoffer vdoes not like to be reproved; but by xsorrow of heart the spirit is ycrushed. 4 An evildoer listens to wicked lips, and a liar gives ear to a mischievous tongue. Psalm 119:97 ESV / 3 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. ybut the righteous are rewarded with good. 14  The beginning of strife is like letting out water, 15  He who hjustifies the wicked and he who icondemns the righteous. but pthe prayer of the upright is acceptable to him. Verse 17. 14  zThe heart of him who has understanding seeks knowledge. Proverbs 17:1 Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than an house full of sacrifices with strife.. Proverbs 21:19 It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman.. Psalm 133:1 A Song of degrees of David. 16  iHow much better to get wisdom than jgold! 5  kA fool ldespises his father’s instruction. for cthe throne is established by righteousness. the wicked at the gates of the righteous. that he may turn away from Sheol beneath. and ba whisperer cseparates close friends. 16 The plans of the heart belong to man,    but (BJ)the answer of the tongue is from the Lord.2 (BK)All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes,    but the Lord (BL)weighs the spirit. and blessed is he qwho trusts in the Lord. [d]3 (BM)Commit your work to the Lord,    and your plans will be established.4 (BN)The Lord has made everything for its purpose,    even (BO)the wicked for the day of trouble.5 Everyone who is arrogant in heart is (BP)an abomination to the Lord;    (BQ)be assured, he will not go unpunished.6 By (BR)steadfast love and faithfulness iniquity is atoned for,    and by (BS)the fear of the Lord one (BT)turns away from evil.7 When a man's ways please the Lord,    (BU)he makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.8 (BV)Better is a little with righteousness    than great revenues with injustice.9 (BW)The heart of man plans his way,    but (BX)the Lord establishes his steps.10 (BY)An oracle is on the lips of a king;    his mouth does not sin in judgment.11 (BZ)A just balance and scales are the Lord's;    all the weights in the bag are his work.12 It is an abomination to kings to do evil,    for (CA)the throne is established by righteousness.13 (CB)Righteous lips are the delight of a king,    and he loves him who speaks what is right.14 (CC)A king's wrath is a messenger of death,    and a wise man will (CD)appease it.15 (CE)In the light of a king's face there is life,    and his (CF)favor is like (CG)the clouds that bring the spring rain.16 (CH)How much better to get wisdom than (CI)gold! sweetness to the soul and whealth to the body. that one may nturn away from the snares of death. 4  pThe Lord has made everything for its purpose. Pro 15:18. 21  Whoever gdespises his neighbor is a sinner. Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it. Tools. while the soul of the diligent xis richly supplied. # ch. 3 The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, and the Lord tests hearts. Read verse in English Standard Version but folly with her own hands gtears it down. Pro 15:18 - A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, but he who is slow to anger quiets contention. that he may turn away from Sheol beneath. Verse. 3  gThe eyes of the Lord are in every place. Proverbs 15:17 Proverbs 15 Proverbs 15:19. 24  The path of life leads upward pfor the prudent. ESV ® Text Edition: 2016. nor to strike the noble for their uprightness. and he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding. Better is a dinner of herbs where love is than a fattened ox and hatred with it. and his dfavor is like hthe clouds that bring the spring rain. 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