Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
A soft answer turns away wrath, but a grievous word stirs up anger.
The plans of the heart belong to man, but the answer of the tongue is from LORD.
He who gives answer before he hears, it is folly and shame to him.
He who gives a right answer kisses the lips.
But when Peter began, he expounded to them in order, saying,
Therefore, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.
1 Peter 3:15
but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts. And always be ready for a defense to every man who asks you a word about the hope in you, with mildness and fear.
Moreover thou shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating unjust gain, and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens,
But thou, Bethlehem Ephrathah, which are little to be among the thousands of Judah, out of thee he shall come forth to me who is to be ruler in Israel, whose goings forth are from of old, from everlasting.