Proverbs Chapter 15 With Hebrew

Proverbs Chapter 15

1. A gentle, (רַךְ rak 7390) answer, (מַעֲנֶה ma’aneh #4617) turns away, (שׁוּב shub #7725) wrath/heat, (חֵמָה chemah #2534 from yacham) but a harsh, (עֶצֶב etzeb #6089) word, (דָבָר dabar #1697) raises, (עָלָה a’alah #5927) anger/flared nostril, (אַף aph #639 , from anaph).
2. The tongue, (לָשׁוֹן lashon #3956) of the Wise, (חָכָם Chakam #2450) uses well, (יָטַב yatab #3190) Knowledge, (דַּעַת Daath #1847 from Yada) but from the mouth, (פֶה peh #6310) of fools, (כְּסִיל kesiyl #3684 from kasal) flows, (נָבַע naba’a #5042) foolishness, (אִוֶּלֶת iveleth #200 from evil).
3. The eyes, (עַיִן ayin #5869) of YHVH are in all/every, (כֹּל kol #3605 from kalal) place, (מָקוֹם maqom #4725) keeping watch, (צָפָה tzaphah #6822) on the bad, (רַע ra #7451) and the good, (טוֹב tov #2896).
4. The healing, (מַרְפֵא marpe #4832 from rapha) tongue, (לָשׁוֹן lashon #3956) is a tree, (עֵץ etz #6086) of Life, (חַי Chay #2416) but a perverse/crooked, (סֶלֶף seleph #5558 from salaph) tongue, (lashon #3956) breaks, (שֶׁבֶר sheber #7667 from shabar) the spirit, (רוּחַ ruach #7307).
5. A fool, (אֱוִיל evil #191) spurns, (נָאַץ naatz #5006) a father’s (אָב ab #1) discipline, (מוּסָר musar #4148 from yasar) but whoever keeps/receives, (שָׁמַר shamar #8104) correction, (תּוֹכֵחָה towkechah #8433) will be shrewd, (עָרַם arom #6191).
6.  In the house, (בּיִת bayith #1004) of the Righteous, (צַדִיק Tzaddiq #6662 from Tzedeq) is much , (רַב rab #7227) treasured, (חֹסֶן chosen #2633) but what comes, (תְּבוּאָה tebuah #8393 from bo) from the wicked, (רָשְׁע #7563) is trouble, (עָכַר a’akar #5916).

7. The lips, (שָׂפָה saphah #8193) of the Wise, (חָכָם Chakam #2450) spread, (זָרָה zarah #2219) Knowledge, (דַּעַת Daath #1847 from Yada) but it is not, (לֹא lo #3803) so, (כֵּן ken #3651) with the heart, (לֵב leb #3820) of a fool, (כְּסִיל kesil #3684 from kasal)
8.  YHVH (יְהוָֹה #3068 from Havah) detests, (תּוֹעֵבַה toebah #8441) the sacrifice, (זֶבַח zebach #2077 from zabach) of those who do bad/wicked, (רָשְׁע rasha #7563) but the prayer, (תְּפִלָּה tephillah #8605 from palal) of the Upright, (יָשָׁר Yashar #3477) is accepted, (רָצוֹן Ratzon #7522 from Ratzah).
9. YHVH (יְהוָֹה #3068 from Havah) detests, (תּוֹעֵבַה toebah #8441) the way, (דֶּרֶךְ derek #1870) of the wicked, (רָשְׁע rasha #7563) but He Loves, (אָהַב Aheb #157) those who pursue, (רָדַף radaph #7291) Righteousness, (צְדָקָה Tzedaqah #6666).
10. Adverse, (רַע Ra #7451) Correction, (מוּסָר Musar #4148 from Yasar) is for the one who leaves/forsakes, (עָזַב azab #5800) the Path, (אֹרַח Orach #734 from Arach); the one who hates/turns against, (שָׂנֵא sane #8130) reproof, (תּוֹכֵחָה towkechah #8433) will die, (מוּת muth #4191).
11. The Grave, (שְׁאוֹל Sheol #7585) and destruction, (אֲבַדּוֹן abaddon #11 from abad) are before, (נֶגֶד neged #5048 from nagad) YHVH (יְהוִֹה #3069)—also, (אַף aph #637) certainly, (כִּי ki #3588) the hearts, (לִבָּה libah #3826 from lebab) of the sons, (בֵּן ben #1121) of man, (אָדָם adam #120).
12.  Mockers, (לוּץ lutz #3887 same as litz) do not, (לֹא lo #3808) love, (אָהַב ahab #157) correction, (יָכַח yakach #3198) towards, (אֵל ayl #413) the Wise, (חָכָם Chakam #2450) they will not, (לֹא lo #3808) walk, (הָלַךְ halak #1980).
13. A happy, (שָׂמֵחַ samayach #8056 from samach) heart, (לֵב layb #3820) makes the face, (פָנִים paniym #6440 from panah) cheerful, (יָטַב yatab #3190) but sorrow, (עַצֶּבֶת a’atztzebeth #6094 from atzab) breaks, (נָכֵא nakay #5218) the spirit, (רוּחַ ruach #7307).
14. The Discerning heart seeks Knowledge, but the mouth of a fool feeds on folly.
15. All the days of the oppressed are wretched, but the cheerful heart has a continual feast.
16. Better a little with the fear of YHVH than great wealth with turmoil.
17. Better a small serving of vegetables with love than a fattened calf with hatred.
18. A hot-tempered person stirs up conflict, but the one who is patient calms a quarrel.
19. The way of the sluggard is blocked with thorns, but the path of the Upright is a highway.
20. A Wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother.
21. Folly brings joy to one who has no sense, but whoever has Understanding keeps a straight course.
22. Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with much, (raba ) advising, (Yaatz ) they succeed.
23. A person finds joy in giving an apt reply—and how good is a timely word!
24. The path of Life leads upward for the Prudent to keep them from going down to the realm of the dead.
25. YHVH tears down the house of the proud, but he sets the widow’s boundary stones in place.
26. YHVH detests the thoughts of the wicked, but gracious words are pure in his sight.
27. The greedy bring ruin to their households, but the one who hates/ turns against bribes will Live.
28. The heart of the righteous weighs its answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes out bad/incorrectly.
29. YHVH is far from the wicked, but he hears the prayer of the Righteous.
30. Light in a messenger’s eyes brings joy to the heart, and good news gives health to the bones.
31. Whoever heeds Life-giving Correction will be at home among the Wise.
32. Those who disregard Discipline despise themselves,
but the one who heeds Correction gains Understanding.
33. Wisdom’s instruction is to fear YHVH, and Humility comes before Honor.

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