Proverbs 27 LEB

1 Do not boast {about tomorrow},a for you do not know what the day will bring.

References for Proverbs 27:1

    • ȇ 27:1 - Literally "on the day of tomorrow"
      2 May another praise you and not your own mouth, a stranger and not your own lips.
      3 Heavy [is] a stone and weighty [is] sand, but [the] provocation of a fool [is] heavier than both of them.
      4 Cruel [is] wrath and overwhelming [is] anger, but who will stand before jealousy?
      5 Better a rebuke that is open than a love that is hidden.
      6 The wounds of a friend mean well, but the kisses of an enemy are profane.
      7 An {appetite}b that is sated spurns honey, but [to] an {appetite}c that is ravenous, all bitterness [is] sweet.

      References for Proverbs 27:7

        • Ȉ 27:7 - Literally "soul"
        • ȉ 27:7 - Literally "soul"
          8 Like a bird that strays from its nest, so is a man who strays from his place.
          9 Perfume and incense will gladden a heart, and the pleasantness of one's friend [is] {personal advice}.d

          References for Proverbs 27:9

            • Ȋ 27:9 - Literally "because of advice of a person"
              10 As for your friend and a friend of your father, do not forsake [them], and the house of your brother, do not enter on the day of your calamity. Better is a close neighbor than a distant brother.
              11 Be wise, my child, and make my heart glad, and I will answer him who reproaches me [with] a word.
              12 [When] the clever sees danger, he hides; the simple go on [and] suffer.
              13 Take his garment, for he gives surety [to] a stranger, and to {an adulteress}e--[so] take his pledge.

              References for Proverbs 27:13

                • ȋ 27:13 - Literally "a foreign woman"
                  14 He who blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, a curse will be reckoned to him.
                  15 Dripping constantly on a day of heavy rain and a womanf of contention are alike.

                  References for Proverbs 27:15

                      16 [In] restraining her, he restrains wind,g and his right hand will grasp oilh.

                      References for Proverbs 27:16

                        • ȍ 27:16 - Or "breath, or "spirit"
                        • Ȏ 27:16 - Or "fat"
                          17 [As] iron sharpensi iron, so {one man sharpens another}.j

                          References for Proverbs 27:17

                            • ȏ 27:17 - Or "is united with"
                            • Ȑ 27:17 - Literally "a man sharpens [the] faces of his friend"
                              18 He who tends a fig tree will eat its fruit, and he who guards his masterk will be honored.

                              References for Proverbs 27:18

                                  19 As the waters [reflect] {face to face},l so the heart of a person [reflects] the person.

                                  References for Proverbs 27:19

                                    • Ȓ 27:19 - Literally "the faces to the faces"
                                      20 Sheolm and Abaddonn will not be satisfied, and the eyes of a person will not be satisfied [either].

                                      References for Proverbs 27:20

                                        • ȓ 27:20 - A term for the place where the dead reside, i.e., the Underworld
                                        • Ȕ 27:20 - Poetic synonym for "Sheol." Only mentioned in the ot in relation to Sheol, the grave, or death.
                                          21 A crucible [is] for the silver, and a furnace for the gold, but a man [is tested by] the mouth of him who praises him.
                                          22 If you crush a fool in the mortar with the pestle {along with}o the crushed grain, it will not drive folly from upon him.

                                          References for Proverbs 27:22

                                            • ȕ 27:22 - Or "in the midst of"
                                              23 You will surely know the {condition}p of your flock; your heartq attends to the herds.

                                              References for Proverbs 27:23

                                                • Ȗ 27:23 - Literally "faces"
                                                • ȗ 27:23 - Or "mind"
                                                  24 For riches [are] not forever, nor a crown for generation [after] generation.
                                                  25 When the grass is gone, then green growth will appear, and the herbs of the mountains will be gathered.
                                                  26 Lambs [will be] your clothing, and goats the price of the field.
                                                  27 And [there will be] enough goats' milk for your food, for [the] food of your household and [the] {nourishment}r of your maidservants.

                                                  References for Proverbs 27:27

                                                    • Ș 27:27 - Literally "life"