Chapter 27 :: Proverbs
Proverbs 27:1 - Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
Proverbs 27:2 - Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.
Proverbs 27:3 - A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both.
Proverbs 27:4 - Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?
Proverbs 27:5 - Open rebuke is better than secret love.
Proverbs 27:6 - Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
Proverbs 27:7 - The full soul loatheth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
Proverbs 27:8 - As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place.
Proverbs 27:9 - Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.
Proverbs 27:10 - Thine own friend, and thy father's friend, forsake not; neither go into thy brother's house in the day of thy calamity: for better is a neighbour that is near than a brother far off.
Proverbs 27:11 - My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him that reproacheth me.
Proverbs 27:12 - A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.
Proverbs 27:13 - Take his garment that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.
Proverbs 27:14 - He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.
Proverbs 27:15 - A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.
Proverbs 27:16 - Whosoever hideth her hideth the wind, and the ointment of his right hand, which bewrayeth itself.
Proverbs 27:17 - Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.
Proverbs 27:18 - Whoso keepeth the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof: so he that waiteth on his master shall be honoured.
Proverbs 27:19 - As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man.
Proverbs 27:20 - Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.
Proverbs 27:21 - As the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold; so is a man to his praise.
Proverbs 27:22 - Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.
Proverbs 27:23 - Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.
Proverbs 27:24 - For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation?
Proverbs 27:25 - The hay appeareth, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered.
Proverbs 27:26 - The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are the price of the field.
Proverbs 27:27 - And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance for thy maidens.|