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Proverbs 27:1 ←
Do not make a noise about tomorrow, for you are not certain what a day's outcome may be.
Proverbs 27:2 ←
Let another man give you praise, and not your mouth; one who is strange to you, and not your lips.
Proverbs 27:3 ←
A stone has great weight, and sand is crushing; but the wrath of the foolish is of greater weight than these.
Proverbs 27:4 ←
Wrath is cruel, and angry feeling an overflowing stream; but who does not give way before envy?
Proverbs 27:5 ←
Better is open protest than love kept secret.
Proverbs 27:6 ←
The wounds of a friend are given in good faith, but the kisses of a hater are false.
Proverbs 27:7 ←
The full man has no use for honey, but to the man in need of food every bitter thing is sweet.
Proverbs 27:8 ←
Like a bird wandering from the place of her eggs is a man wandering from his station.
Proverbs 27:9 ←
Oil and perfume make glad the heart, and the wise suggestion of a friend is sweet to the soul.
Proverbs 27:10 ←
Do not give up your friend and your father's friend; and do not go into your brother's house in the day of your trouble: better is a neighbour who is near than a brother far off.
Proverbs 27:11 ←
My son, be wise and make my heart glad, so that I may give back an answer to him who puts me to shame.
Proverbs 27:12 ←
The sharp man sees the evil and takes cover: the simple go straight on and get into trouble.
Proverbs 27:13 ←
Take a man's clothing if he makes himself responsible for a strange man, and get an undertaking from him who gives his word for strange men.
He who gives a blessing to his friend with a loud voice, getting up early in the morning, will have it put to his account as a curse.
Proverbs 27:15 ←
Like an unending dropping on a day of rain is a bitter-tongued woman.
He who keeps secret the secret of his friend, will get himself a name for good faith.
Proverbs 27:17 ←
Iron makes iron sharp; so a man makes sharp his friend.
Proverbs 27:18 ←
Whoever keeps a fig-tree will have its fruit; and the servant waiting on his master will be honoured.
Like face looking at face in water, so are the hearts of men to one another.
Proverbs 27:20 ←
The underworld and Abaddon are never full, and the eyes of man have never enough.
Proverbs 27:21 ←
The heating-pot is for silver and the oven-fire for gold, and a man is measured by what he is praised for.
Proverbs 27:22 ←
Even if a foolish man is crushed with a hammer in a vessel among crushed grain, still his foolish ways will not go from him.
Proverbs 27:23 ←
Take care to have knowledge about the condition of your flocks, looking well after your herds;
Proverbs 27:24 ←
For wealth is not for ever, and money does not go on for all generations.
Proverbs 27:25 ←
The grass comes up and the young grass is seen, and the mountain plants are got in.
Proverbs 27:26 ←
The lambs are for your clothing, and the he-goats make the value of a field:
Proverbs 27:27 ←
There will be goats' milk enough for your food, and for the support of your servant-girls.