Proverbs Chapter 27: Wisdom of God from the Bible! Answers to Life's Questions!

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Chapter 27

1.Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth. Proverbs 27:1
2.Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips. Proverbs 27:2
3.A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both. Proverbs 27:3
4.Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy? Proverbs 27:4
5.Open rebuke is better than secret love. Proverbs 27:5
6.Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful. Proverbs 27:6
7.The full soul loatheth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet. Proverbs 27:7
8.As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place. Proverbs 27:8
 9.Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel. Proverbs 27:9
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 27:10
 11.My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him that reproacheth me. Proverbs 27:11
 12.A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished. Proverbs 27:12
13.Take his garment that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge of him for a strange woman. Proverbs 27:13
14.He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him. Proverbs 27:14
15.A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike. Proverbs 27:15
 16.Whosoever hideth her hideth the wind, and the ointment of his right hand, which bewrayeth itself. Proverbs 27:16
17.Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend. Proverbs 27:17
18.Whoso keepeth the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof: so he that waiteth on his master shall be honoured. Proverbs 27:18
 19.As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man. Proverbs 27:19
20.Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied. Proverbs 27:20
21.As the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold; so is a man to his praise. Proverbs 27:21
 22.Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him. Proverbs 27:22
23.Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds. Proverbs 27:23
 24.For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation? Proverbs 27:24
25.The hay appeareth, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered. Proverbs 27:25
 26.The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are the price of the field. Proverbs 27:26
 27.And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance for thy maidens. Proverbs 27:27