Thematic Bible

Proverbs 27:1 (show verse)

Boast not thyself of tomorrow for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.

Proverbs 27:2 (show verse)

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

Proverbs 27:3 (show verse)

A stone is heavy and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both.

Proverbs 27:4 (show verse)

Wrath is cruel, and anger is impetuous, but who is able to stand before envy?

Proverbs 27:5 (show verse)

Open rebuke is better than secret love.

Proverbs 27:6 (show verse)

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

Proverbs 27:7 (show verse)

The full soul loathes a honeycomb, but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.

Proverbs 27:8 (show verse)

As a bird that wanders from her nest, so is a man that wanders from his place.

Proverbs 27:9 (show verse)

Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart, so does the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.

Proverbs 27:10 (show verse)

Do not forsake thine own friend and thy father's friend, 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.

Proverbs 27:11 (show verse)

My son, be wise and make my heart glad that I may answer him that reproaches me.

Proverbs 27:12 (show verse)

A prudent man foresees the evil and hides himself, but the simple pass on and are hurt by it.

Proverbs 27:13 (show verse)

Take his garment that is surety for a stranger and take a pledge of him that is surety for a strange woman.

Proverbs 27:14 (show verse)

He that blesses his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.

Proverbs 27:15 (show verse)

A continual dripping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.

Proverbs 27:16 (show verse)

Whosoever hides her hides the wind, because the oil in his right hand cries out.

Proverbs 27:17 (show verse)

Iron sharpens iron; so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.

Proverbs 27:18 (show verse)

Whosoever keeps the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof, so he that waits on his master shall be honoured.

Proverbs 27:19 (show verse)

As in water face corresponds to face, so the heart of man to man.

Proverbs 27:20 (show verse)

Sheol and hell are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.

Proverbs 27:21 (show verse)

As the fining pot tries the silver and the furnace the gold; so the man is tried by the mouth of whoever praises him.

Proverbs 27:22 (show verse)

Though thou should bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet his foolishness will not depart from him.

Proverbs 27:23 (show verse)

Be thou diligent to know the countenance of thy sheep, and put thy heart into thy herds.

Proverbs 27:24 (show verse)

For riches are not for ever, and does the crown endure to every generation?

Proverbs 27:25 (show verse)

The tender grass shows itself, and the hay appears, and the herbs of the mountains are reaped.

Proverbs 27:26 (show verse)

The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are for the price of the field.

Proverbs 27:27 (show verse)

And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance of thy maidens.