Be wise, my child, and make my heart glad, so that I may answer whoever reproaches me.
The clever see danger and hide; but the simple go on, and suffer for it.
Take the garment of one who has given surety for a stranger; seize the pledge given as surety for foreigners.
References for Proverbs 27:13
Whoever blesses a neighbor with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, will be counted as cursing.
A continual dripping on a rainy day and a contentious wife are alike;
to restrain her is to restrain the wind or to grasp oil in the right hand.
References for Proverbs 27:16
Iron sharpens iron, and one person sharpens the wits of another.
References for Proverbs 27:17
Anyone who tends a fig tree will eat its fruit, and anyone who takes care of a master will be honored.
Just as water reflects the face, so one human heart reflects another.
Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied, and human eyes are never satisfied.
The crucible is for silver, and the furnace is for gold, so a person is tested by being praised.
References for Proverbs 27:21