but whoever gathers little by little will increase it. ESV Journaling Bible, Interleaved Edition (TruTone, Black), Imitation Leather, ESV Value Large Print Compact Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Black), ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal: Old and New Testament Sets, 46 Volumes, ESV Student Study Bible, Trutone, Chestnut, ESV Women's Study Bible--soft leather-look, teal. but the belly of the wicked suffers want. Probable reading (compare Septuagint, Syriac, Vulgate); Hebrew. Proverbs 16:24 Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones. 3:3, ver. Proverbs 15:4 A soothing tongue is a tree of life, but a perverse tongue crushes the spirit. The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouths of fools pour out folly. 10:12. 14:6; 15:14; Eccles. Proverbs 12:18 ESV. To get understanding is to be chosen rather than. The eyes of the LORD are in every place, keeping watch on the evil and the good. The tongue is death or life, poison or medicine, as it is used. but the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth. Proverbs 12:18 in all English translations. 26:2; Jer. ESV English Standard Version. 16:11; 17:15; 23:4; 2 Cor. English Standard Version (ESV). 82:2, ch. It is the glory of God to #[Deut. Proverbs 10:11; Proverbs 12:18. and he loves him who speaks what is right. 16 The plans of the heart belong to man,. NIV 18 The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of … 1. Version. 1:23; Amos 5:12], Ps. No one is established by wickedness, but the root of the righteous will never be moved. 1:17; Ps. but trouble befalls the income of the wicked. The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. 20:22; Matt. To get understanding is to be chosen rather than (HO)silver.17 The highway of the upright (HP)turns aside from evil;    whoever guards his way preserves his life.18 (HQ)Pride goes before destruction,    and a haughty spirit before a fall.19 (HR)It is better to be of a lowly spirit with the poor    than to (HS)divide the spoil with the proud.20 Whoever gives thought to the word[z] (HT)will discover good,    and blessed is he (HU)who trusts in the Lord.21 The wise of heart is called discerning,    and sweetness of speech (HV)increases persuasiveness.22 Good sense is (HW)a fountain of life to him who has it,    but the instruction of fools is folly.23 (HX)The heart of the wise makes his speech judicious    and adds persuasiveness to his lips.24 (HY)Gracious words are like (HZ)a honeycomb,    sweetness to the soul and (IA)health to the body.25 There is a way that seems right to a man,    but its end is the way to death. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} but the companion of fools will suffer harm. ESV Large Print Compact Bible (TruTone Imitation Leather, Lavender, Ornament Design), ESV Study Bible, Burgundy Genuine Leather, ESV Personal-Size Study Bible, TruTone, Olive Celtic Cross Design, ESV Reader's Bible, Six-Volume Set (Dark Brown Cloth over Board), ESV Single-column Journaling Bible, Large Print, Brown Natural Leather, Flap with Strap, ESV Gospel Transformation Bible, 1st Edition (Trutone Brown/Walnut, Portfolio Design). 3:10, 11; [Judg. the fountain of wisdom is a bubbling brook. 94:21; [ver. More Proverbs of Solomon These also are #See ch. Proverbs 12:18 There is one whose rash words are like sword thrusts, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. 23; ch. 18:5], [ch. Want more study resources? Proverbs 25:18 the counsels of the wicked are deceitful. [d]28 (AR)In the path of righteousness is life,    and in its pathway there is no death.13 A wise son hears his father's instruction,    but (AS)a scoffer does not listen to rebuke.2 From the fruit of his mouth a man (AT)eats what is good,    but the desire of the treacherous (AU)is for violence.3 (AV)Whoever guards his mouth preserves his life;    (AW)he who opens wide his lips (AX)comes to ruin.4 (AY)The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing,    while the soul of the diligent (AZ)is richly supplied.5 The righteous hates falsehood,    but the wicked brings shame[e] and disgrace.6 (BA)Righteousness guards him whose (BB)way is blameless,    but sin overthrows the wicked.7 (BC)One pretends to be rich,[f] yet has nothing;    (BD)another pretends to be poor,[g] yet has great wealth.8 The ransom of a man's life is his wealth,    but a poor man (BE)hears no threat.9 (BF)The light of the righteous rejoices,    but (BG)the lamp of the wicked will be put out.10 (BH)By insolence comes nothing but strife,    but with those who take advice is wisdom.11 (BI)Wealth gained hastily[h] will dwindle,    but whoever gathers little by little will increase it.12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick,    (BJ)but a desire fulfilled is (BK)a tree of life.13 Whoever (BL)despises (BM)the word[i] brings destruction on himself,    but he who reveres the commandment[j] will be (BN)rewarded.14 The teaching of the wise is (BO)a fountain of life,    that one may (BP)turn away from the snares of death.15 (BQ)Good sense wins (BR)favor,    but the way of the treacherous is their ruin. 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