Parallel Verses

World English Bible

Let another man 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.

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.

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 may bring forth. 2 Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips. 3 A stone is heavy, and sand is a burden; but a fool's provocation is heavier than both.



Cross References

Proverbs 25:27

It is not good to eat much honey; nor is it honorable to seek one's own honor.

2 Corinthians 10:18

For it isn't he who commends himself who is approved, but whom the Lord commends.

2 Corinthians 10:12

For we are not bold to number or compare ourselves with some of those who commend themselves. But they themselves, measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves with themselves, are without understanding.

2 Corinthians 12:11

I have become foolish in boasting. You compelled me, for I ought to have been commended by you, for in nothing was I inferior to the very best apostles, though I am nothing.

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