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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.|

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