1898 Young's Literal Translation (YLT)
1 From this chapter to the five and twentieth are sundry observations of moral virtues, and their contrary vices.
15:1 ¶ A soft answer turneth back fury, And a grievous word raiseth up anger.
15:2 The tongue of the wise maketh knowledge good, And the mouth of fools uttereth folly.
15:4 A healed tongue [is] a tree of life, And perverseness in ita breach in the spirit.
15:5 A fool despiseth the instruction of his father, And whoso is regarding reproof is prudent.
15:6 [In] the house of the righteous [is] abundant strength, And in the increase of the wickedtrouble.
15:7 The lips of the wise scatter knowledge, And the heart of fools [is] not right.
15:10 Chastisement [is] grievous to him who is forsaking the path, Whoso is hating reproof dieth.
15:12 A scorner loveth not his reprover, Unto the wise he goeth not.
15:13 A joyful heart maketh glad the face, And by grief of heart is the spirit smitten.
15:14 The heart of the intelligent seeketh knowledge, And the mouth of fools enjoyeth folly.
15:15 All the days of the afflicted [are] evil, And gladness of heart [is] a perpetual banquet.
15:17 Better [is] an allowance of green herbs and love there, Than a fatted ox, and hatred with it.
15:18 A man of fury stirreth up contention, And the slow to anger appeaseth strife.
15:19 The way of the slothful [is] as a hedge of briers, And the path of the upright is raised up.
15:20 A wise son rejoiceth a father. And a foolish man is despising his mother.
15:21 Folly is joy to one lacking heart, And a man of intelligence directeth [his] going.
15:22 Without counsel [is] the making void of purposes, And in a multitude of counsellors it is established.
15:23 Joy [is] to a man in the answer of his mouth, And a word in its seasonhow good!
15:24 A path of life [is] on high for the wise, To turn aside from Sheol beneath.
15:27 A dishonest gainer is troubling his house, And whoso is hating gifts liveth.
15:28 The heart of the righteous meditateth to answer, And the mouth of the wicked uttereth evil things.
15:30 The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart, A good report maketh fat the bone.
15:31 An ear that is hearing the reproof of life Doth lodge among the wise.
15:32 Whoso is refusing instruction is despising his soul, And whoso is hearing reproof Is getting understanding.
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