Proverbs 27:1-11 NIV

1 Do not boast1 about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth.2

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2 Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; someone else, and not your own lips.3

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3 Stone is heavy and sand4 a burden, but provocation by a fool is heavier than both.

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4 Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy?5

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5 Better is open rebuke than hidden love.
6 Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses.6

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7 He who is full loathes honey, but to the hungry even what is bitter tastes sweet.
8 Like a bird that strays from its nest7 is a man who strays from his home.

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9 Perfume8 and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of one's friend springs from his earnest counsel.

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10 Do not forsake your friend and the friend of your father, and do not go to your brother's house when disaster9 strikes you-- better a neighbor nearby than a brother far away.

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11 Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart;10 then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt.11

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