Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice.
References for Proverbs 27:9
Do not forsake your friend or a friend of your family, and do not go to your relative’s house when disaster strikes you— better a neighbor nearby than a relative far away.
References for Proverbs 27:10
Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart; then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt.
References for Proverbs 27:11
The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty.
References for Proverbs 27:12
Take the garment of one who puts up security for a stranger; hold it in pledge if it is done for an outsider.
References for Proverbs 27:13
If anyone loudly blesses their neighbor early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse.
A quarrelsome wife is like the dripping of a leaky roof in a rainstorm;
References for Proverbs 27:15
restraining her is like restraining the wind or grasping oil with the hand.
As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.
The one who guards a fig tree will eat its fruit, and whoever protects their master will be honored.
References for Proverbs 27:18
As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart.
References for Proverbs 27:19