gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Context / meaning
Proverbs 14 [35.] The king’s favor is toward a servant who deals wisely,
but his wrath is toward one who causes shame.
Proverbs 15 [1.] A gentle answer turns away wrath,
but a harsh word stirs up anger.
The tongue of the wise commends knowledge,
but the mouth of fools gush out folly.
Yahweh’s eyes are everywhere,
keeping watch on the evil and the good.
A gentle tongue is a tree of life,
but deceit in it crushes the spirit.
anger - gentle - indignation - quietly spoken
PIB Scriptures are derived from the World English Bible