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Proverbs 27 :: Hebrew Names Version (HNV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:1 - Don't boast about tomorrow; For you don't know what a day may bring forth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:2 - Let another man praise you, And not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:3 - A stone is heavy, And sand is a burden; But a fool's provocation is heavier than both.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:4 - Wrath is cruel, And anger is overwhelming; But who is able to stand before jealousy?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:5 - Better is open rebuke Than hidden love.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:6 - Faithful are the wounds of a friend; Although the kisses of an enemy are profuse.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:7 - A full soul loathes a honeycomb; But to a hungry soul, every bitter thing is sweet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:8 - As a bird that wanders from her nest, So is a man who wanders from his home.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:9 - Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart; So does earnest counsel from a man's friend.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:10 - Don't forsake your friend and your father's friend. Don't go to your brother's house in the day of your disaster: Better is a neighbor who is near than a distant brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:11 - Be wise, my son, And bring joy to my heart, Then I can answer my tormentor.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:12 - A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge; But the simple pass on, and suffer for it:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:13 - Take his garment when he puts up collateral for a stranger; Hold it for a wayward woman!
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:14 - He who blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, It will be taken as a curse by him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:15 - A continual dropping on a rainy day And a contentious wife are alike:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:16 - Restraining her is like restraining the wind, Or like grasping oil in his right hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:17 - Iron sharpens iron; So a man sharpens his friend's countenance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:18 - Whoever tends the fig tree shall eat its fruit. He who looks after his master shall be honored.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:19 - As water reflects a face, So a man's heart reflects the man.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:20 - She'ol and Avaddon are never satisfied; And a man's eyes are never satisfied.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:21 - The crucible is for silver, And the furnace for gold; But man is refined by his praise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:22 - Though you grind a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with grain, Yet his foolishness will not be removed from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:23 - Know well the state of your flocks, And pay attention to your herds:
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:24 - For riches are not forever, Nor does even the crown endure to all generations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:25 - The hay is removed, and the new growth appears, The grasses of the hills are gathered in.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:26 - The lambs are for your clothing, And the goats are the price of a field.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:27 - There will be plenty of goats' milk for your food, For your family's food, And for the nourishment of your servant girls.

The Hebrew Names Version is based off the World English Bible, an update of the American Standard Version of 1901. This version of the Bible is in the public domain.


Pericope taken from the NASB95 and has been graciously provided by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif. All rights reserved.

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by The Lockman Foundation, La Habra, Calif.
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