Proverbs 27

Show verse 1 ToDo itemsHide verse 1 ToDo items1 Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
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T Don’t boast about what you will do tomorrow.
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Show verse 2 ToDo itemsHide verse 2 ToDo items2 Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.
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T Let another man praise you and not your own lips.
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3 A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both.
4 Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?
5 Open rebuke is better than secret love.
Show verse 6 ToDo itemsHide verse 6 ToDo items6 Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
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T Welcome the faithful wounds of a friend.
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7 The full soul loatheth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
Show verse 8 ToDo itemsHide verse 8 ToDo items8 As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place.
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T Know your place and do not step out of it.
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Show verse 9 ToDo itemsHide verse 9 ToDo items9 Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.
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T Take pleasure from hearty counsel with friends.
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Show verse 10 ToDo itemsHide verse 10 ToDo items10 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.
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T Don’t forsake close friends or friends of the family.
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11 My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him that reproacheth me.
Show verse 12 ToDo itemsHide verse 12 ToDo items12 A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.
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T Foresee evil and avoid it.
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13 Take his garment that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.
14 He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.
15 A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.
16 Whosoever hideth her hideth the wind, and the ointment of his right hand, which bewrayeth itself.
Show verse 17 ToDo itemsHide verse 17 ToDo items17 Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.
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T Help friends and be helped by them.
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18 Whoso keepeth the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof: so he that waiteth on his master shall be honoured.
Show verse 19 ToDo itemsHide verse 19 ToDo items19 As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man.
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F Know that the heart of a man is reflected by the man.
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Show verse 20 ToDo itemsHide verse 20 ToDo items20 Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.
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F Know that the eyes of man are never satisfied.
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21 As the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold; so is a man to his praise.
22 Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.
Show verse 23 ToDo itemsHide verse 23 ToDo items23 Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.
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T Manage your investments and take care of your assets.
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24 For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation?
25 The hay appeareth, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered.
26 The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are the price of the field.
27 And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance for thy maidens.

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