Thematic Bible: Proverbs 27

Proverbs 27:1 (show verse)

Do not boast about tomorrow, For you do not know what a day may bring forth.

Proverbs 27:2 (show verse)

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

Proverbs 27:3 (show verse)

A stone is heavy and the sand weighty, But the provocation of a fool is heavier than both of them.

Proverbs 27:4 (show verse)

Wrath is fierce and anger is a flood, But who can stand before jealousy?

Proverbs 27:5 (show verse)

Better is open rebuke Than love that is concealed.

Proverbs 27:6 (show verse)

Faithful are the wounds of a friend, But deceitful are the kisses of an enemy.

Proverbs 27:7 (show verse)

A sated man loathes honey, But to a famished man any bitter thing is sweet.

Proverbs 27:8 (show verse)

Like a bird that wanders from her nest, So is a man who wanders from his home.

Proverbs 27:9 (show verse)

Oil and perfume make the heart glad, So a man's counsel is sweet to his friend.

Proverbs 27:10 (show verse)

Do not forsake your own friend or your father's friend, And do not go to your brother's house in the day of your calamity; Better is a neighbor who is near than a brother far away.

Proverbs 27:11 (show verse)

Be wise, my son, and make my heart glad, That I may reply to him who reproaches me.

Proverbs 27:12 (show verse)

A prudent man sees evil and hides himself, The naive proceed and pay the penalty.

Proverbs 27:13 (show verse)

Take his garment when he becomes surety for a stranger; And for an adulterous woman hold him in pledge.

Proverbs 27:14 (show verse)

He who blesses his friend with a loud voice early in the morning, It will be reckoned a curse to him.

Proverbs 27:15 (show verse)

A constant dripping on a day of steady rain And a contentious woman are alike;

Proverbs 27:16 (show verse)

He who would restrain her restrains the wind, And grasps oil with his right hand.

Proverbs 27:17 (show verse)

Iron sharpens iron, So one man sharpens another.

Proverbs 27:18 (show verse)

He who tends the fig tree will eat its fruit, And he who cares for his master will be honored.

Proverbs 27:19 (show verse)

As in water face reflects face, So the heart of man reflects man.

Proverbs 27:20 (show verse)

Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied, Nor are the eyes of man ever satisfied.

Proverbs 27:21 (show verse)

The crucible is for silver and the furnace for gold, And each is tested by the praise accorded him.

Proverbs 27:22 (show verse)

Though you pound a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with crushed grain, Yet his foolishness will not depart from him.

Proverbs 27:23 (show verse)

Know well the condition of your flocks, And pay attention to your herds;

Proverbs 27:24 (show verse)

For riches are not forever, Nor does a crown endure to all generations.

Proverbs 27:25 (show verse)

When the grass disappears, the new growth is seen, And the herbs of the mountains are gathered in,

Proverbs 27:26 (show verse)

The lambs will be for your clothing, And the goats will bring the price of a field,

Proverbs 27:27 (show verse)

And there will be goats' milk enough for your food, For the food of your household, And sustenance for your maidens.