A public correction is better than hidden love.
Trustworthy are the bruises of a friend; excessive are the kisses of an enemy.
Someone who is full refuses honey, but anything bitter tastes sweet to a hungry person.
Like a bird wandering from its nest, so is one who wanders from home.
Oil and incense make the heart glad, and the sweetness of friends comes from their advice.
References for Proverbs 27:9
Don't desert your friend or a friend of your family; don't go to your relative's house when disaster strikes. Better a neighbor nearby than a relative far away.
Be wise, my child, and make my heart glad, so I can answer those who insult me.
Prudent people see evil and hide; the simpleminded go right to it and get punished.
Take the garment of the person who secures a loan for a stranger; take his pledge for a foreigner.
Greeting a neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning will be viewed as a curse.
The constant dripping on a rainy day and a contentious woman are alike;