Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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

Hay

Prayers for Proverbs 27:2

Context Readings

All About Life

1 Don’t boast about tomorrow,
for you don’t know what a day might bring.
2 Let another praise you, and not your own mouth—
a stranger, and not your own lips.
3 A stone is heavy and sand, a burden,
but aggravation from a fool outweighs them both.



Cross References

Proverbs 25:27

It is not good to eat too much honey
or to seek glory after glory.

2 Corinthians 10:18

For it is not the one commending himself who is approved, but the one the Lord commends.

2 Corinthians 10:12

For we don’t dare classify or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves. But in measuring themselves by themselves and comparing themselves to themselves, they lack understanding.

2 Corinthians 12:11

I have become a fool; you forced it on me. I should have been endorsed by you, since I am not in any way inferior to the “super-apostles,” even though I am nothing.

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