An appropriate answer brings joy to a person, and a well-timed word is a good thing.
A kiss on the lips that's what someone who gives an honest answer deserves.
A gentle response diverts anger, but a harsh statement incites fury.
People do the planning, but the end result is from the LORD.
The mind of the righteous thinks before speaking, but the wicked person spews out evil.
Whoever answers before listening is both foolish and shameful.
to teach you true and reliable advice, so you can give truthful answers to those who sent you?
Be wise, my son, and make me happy, so I can reply to anyone who insults me.
Don't answer a fool according to his foolishness, or you will be just like him.
Answer a fool according to his foolishness, or he will think himself to be wise.
The poor person pleads for mercy, but the wealthy man responds harshly.
Then one of the scribes came near and heard the Sadducees arguing with one another. He saw how well Jesus answered them, so he asked him, "Which commandment is the most important of them all?"
When Jesus saw how wisely the man answered, he told him, "You are not far from the kingdom of God." After that, no one dared to ask him another question.
"Who are you?" they asked him. "We must give an answer to those who sent us. What do you say about yourself?"