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Proverbs 27

Proverbs 27:1   Boast not thyself of tomorrow; 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 vexation is heavier than they both.
Proverbs 27:4   Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming; But who is able to stand before jealousy?
Proverbs 27:5   Better is open rebuke Than love that is hidden.
Proverbs 27:6   Faithful are the wounds of a friend; But the kisses of an enemy are profuse.
Proverbs 27:7   The full soul loatheth a 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   Oil and perfume rejoice the heart; So doth the sweetness of a man's friend that cometh of hearty counsel.
Proverbs 27:10   Thine own friend, and thy father's friend, forsake not; And go not to thy brother's house in the day of thy calamity: Better is a neighbor 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 seeth the evil, and hideth himself; But the simple pass on, and suffer for it.
Proverbs 27:13   Take his garment that is surety for a stranger; And hold him in pledge that is surety for a foreign 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   He that would restrain her restraineth the wind; And his right hand encountereth oil.
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; And he that regardeth his master shall be honored.
Proverbs 27:19   As in water face answereth to face, So the heart of man to man.
Proverbs 27:20   Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied; And the eyes of man are never satisfied.
Proverbs 27:21   The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; And a man is tried by his praise.
Proverbs 27:22   Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with bruised grain, 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 unto all generations?
Proverbs 27:25   The hay is carried, and the tender grass showeth itself, And the herbs of the mountains are gathered in.
Proverbs 27:26   The lambs are for thy clothing, And the goats are the price of the field;
Proverbs 27:27   And there will be goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, And maintenance for thy maidens.
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