Proverbs - Chapter 27

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And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this [is] the first commandment.
Mark 12:30



Book of Proverbs - Chapter 27

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 showeth 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.