Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 27:22-27

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Proverbs 27:22-27

NRS 22 Crush a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with crushed grain, but the folly will not be driven out. 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. NRS 23 Know well the condition of your flocks, and give attention to your herds; NIV 23 Be sure you know the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds; NRS 24 for riches do not last forever, nor a crown for all generations. NIV 24 for riches do not endure forever, and a crown is not secure for all generations. NRS 25 When the grass is gone, and new growth appears, and the herbage of the mountains is gathered, NIV 25 When the hay is removed and new growth appears and the grass from the hills is gathered in, NRS 26 the lambs will provide your clothing, and the goats the price of a field; NIV 26 the lambs will provide you with clothing, and the goats with the price of a field. NRS 27 there will be enough goats' milk for your food, for the food of your household and nourishment for your servant-girls. NIV 27 You will have plenty of goats' milk to feed you and your family and to nourish your servant girls.