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Proverbs 27

NIV 1 Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth. NIV 1 Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth. NIV 2 Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; someone else, and not your own lips. NIV 2 Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; someone else, and not your own lips. NIV 3 Stone is heavy and sand a burden, but provocation by a fool is heavier than both. NIV 3 Stone is heavy and sand a burden, but provocation by a fool is heavier than both. NIV 4 Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy? NIV 4 Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy? NIV 5 Better is open rebuke than hidden love. NIV 5 Better is open rebuke than hidden love. NIV 6 Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses. NIV 6 Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses. NIV 7 He who is full loathes honey, but to the hungry even what is bitter tastes sweet. NIV 7 He who is full loathes honey, but to the hungry even what is bitter tastes sweet. NIV 8 Like a bird that strays from its nest is a man who strays from his home. NIV 8 Like a bird that strays from its nest is a man who strays from his home. NIV 9 Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of one's friend springs from his earnest counsel. NIV 9 Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of one's friend springs from his earnest counsel. NIV 10 Do not forsake your friend and the friend of your father, and do not go to your brother's house when disaster strikes you-- better a neighbor nearby than a brother far away. NIV 10 Do not forsake your friend and the friend of your father, and do not go to your brother's house when disaster strikes you-- better a neighbor nearby than a brother far away. NIV 11 Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart; then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt. NIV 11 Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart; then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt. NIV 12 The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it. NIV 12 The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it. NIV 13 Take the garment of one who puts up security for a stranger; hold it in pledge if he does it for a wayward woman. NIV 13 Take the garment of one who puts up security for a stranger; hold it in pledge if he does it for a wayward woman. NIV 14 If a man loudly blesses his neighbor early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse. NIV 14 If a man loudly blesses his neighbor early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse. NIV 15 A quarrelsome wife is like a constant dripping on a rainy day; NIV 15 A quarrelsome wife is like a constant dripping on a rainy day; NIV 16 restraining her is like restraining the wind or grasping oil with the hand. NIV 16 restraining her is like restraining the wind or grasping oil with the hand. NIV 17 As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. NIV 17 As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. NIV 18 He who tends a fig tree will eat its fruit, and he who looks after his master will be honored. NIV 18 He who tends a fig tree will eat its fruit, and he who looks after his master will be honored. NIV 19 As water reflects a face, so a man's heart reflects the man. NIV 19 As water reflects a face, so a man's heart reflects the man. NIV 20 Death and Destruction are never satisfied, and neither are the eyes of man. NIV 20 Death and Destruction are never satisfied, and neither are the eyes of man. NIV 21 The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but man is tested by the praise he receives. NIV 21 The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but man is tested by the praise he receives. NIV 22 Though you grind a fool in a mortar, grinding him like grain with a pestle, you will not remove his folly from him. NIV 22 Though you grind a fool in a mortar, grinding him like grain with a pestle, you will not remove his folly from him. NIV 23 Be sure you know the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds; NIV 23 Be sure you know the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds; NIV 24 for riches do not endure forever, and a crown is not secure for all generations. NIV 24 for riches do not endure forever, and a crown is not secure for all generations. NIV 25 When the hay is removed and new growth appears and the grass from the hills is gathered in, NIV 25 When the hay is removed and new growth appears and the grass from the hills is gathered in, NIV 26 the lambs will provide you with clothing, and the goats with the price of a field. NIV 26 the lambs will provide you with clothing, and the goats with the price of a field. NIV 27 You will have plenty of goats' milk to feed you and your family and to nourish your servant girls. NIV 27 You will have plenty of goats' milk to feed you and your family and to nourish your servant girls.