Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips.

King James Version

Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.

Holman Bible

Let another praise you, and not your own mouth- a stranger, and not your own lips.

International Standard Version

Let someone else praise you, not your own mouth; a stranger, and never your own lips.

A Conservative Version

Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth, a stranger, and not thine own lips.

American Standard Version

Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; A stranger, and not thine own lips.

Amplified

Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.

Bible in Basic English

Let another man give you praise, and not your mouth; one who is strange to you, and not your lips.

Darby Translation

Let another praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Let another man praise thee and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.

Julia Smith Translation

A stranger shall praise thee, and not thy mouth; a stranger, and not thy lips.

King James 2000

Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.

Lexham Expanded Bible

May another praise you and not your own mouth, a stranger and not your own lips.

Modern King James verseion

Let another man praise you, and not your mouth; a stranger, and not your lips.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; yea, other folk's lips and not thine.

NET Bible

Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; someone else, and not your own lips.

New Heart English Bible

Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.

The Emphasized Bible

Let another praise thee, and not thine own mouth, a stranger, and not thine own lips.

Webster

Let another man praise thee, and not thy own mouth; a stranger, and not thy own lips.

World English Bible

Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.

Youngs Literal Translation

Let another praise thee, and not thine own mouth, A stranger, and not thine own lips.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
thee, and not thine own mouth
פּה 
Peh 
Usage: 497

נכרי 
Nokriy 
Usage: 46

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Proverbs 27:2

References

Fausets

Prayers for Proverbs 27:2

Context Readings

All About Life

1 Do not boast about tomorrow, For you do not know what a day may bring forth. 2 Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips. 3 A stone is heavy and the sand weighty, But the provocation of a fool is heavier than both of them.



Cross References

Proverbs 25:27

It is not good to eat much honey, Nor is it glory to search out one's own glory.

2 Corinthians 10:18

For it is not he who commends himself that is approved, but he whom the Lord commends.

2 Corinthians 10:12

For we are not bold to class or compare ourselves with some of those who commend themselves; but when they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they are without understanding.

2 Corinthians 12:11

I have become foolish; you yourselves compelled me Actually I should have been commended by you, for in no respect was I inferior to the most eminent apostles, even though I am a nobody.

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