Parallel Bible results for Proverbs 27

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Proverbs 27

CSB 1 Don't boast about tomorrow, for you don't know what a day might bring. NIV 1 Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring. CSB 2 Let another praise you, and not your own mouth- a stranger, and not your own lips. NIV 2 Let someone else praise you, and not your own mouth; an outsider, and not your own lips. CSB 3 A stone is heavy and sand, a burden, but aggravation from a fool outweighs them both. NIV 3 Stone is heavy and sand a burden, but a fool’s provocation is heavier than both. CSB 4 Fury is cruel, and anger is a flood, but who can withstand jealousy? NIV 4 Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy? CSB 5 Better an open reprimand than concealed love. NIV 5 Better is open rebuke than hidden love. CSB 6 The wounds of a friend are trustworthy, but the kisses of an enemy are excessive. NIV 6 Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses. CSB 7 A person who is full tramples on a honeycomb, but to a hungry person, any bitter thing is sweet. NIV 7 One who is full loathes honey from the comb, but to the hungry even what is bitter tastes sweet. CSB 8 A man wandering from his home is like a bird wandering from its nest. NIV 8 Like a bird that flees its nest is anyone who flees from home. CSB 9 Oil and incense bring joy to the heart, and the sweetness of a friend is better than self-counsel. NIV 9 Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice. CSB 10 Don't abandon your friend or your father's friend, and don't go to your brother's house in your time of calamity; better a neighbor nearby than a brother far away. NIV 10 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. CSB 11 Be wise, my son, and bring my heart joy, so that I can answer anyone who taunts me. NIV 11 Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart; then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt. CSB 12 The sensible see danger and take cover; the foolish keep going and are punished. NIV 12 The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty. CSB 13 Take his garment, for he has put up security for a stranger; get collateral if it is for foreigners. NIV 13 Take the garment of one who puts up security for a stranger; hold it in pledge if it is done for an outsider. CSB 14 If one blesses his neighbor with a loud voice early in the morning, it will be counted as a curse to him. NIV 14 If anyone loudly blesses their neighbor early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse. CSB 15 An endless dripping on a rainy day and a nagging wife are alike. NIV 15 A quarrelsome wife is like the dripping of a leaky roof in a rainstorm; CSB 16 The one who controls her controls the wind and grasps oil with his right hand. NIV 16 restraining her is like restraining the wind or grasping oil with the hand. CSB 17 Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another. NIV 17 As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another. CSB 18 Whoever tends a fig tree will eat its fruit, and whoever looks after his master will be honored. NIV 18 The one who guards a fig tree will eat its fruit, and whoever protects their master will be honored. CSB 19 As the water reflects the face, so the heart reflects the person. NIV 19 As water reflects the face, so one’s life reflects the heart. CSB 20 Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied, and people's eyes are never satisfied. NIV 20 Death and Destruction are never satisfied, and neither are human eyes. CSB 21 Silver is [tested] in a crucible, gold in a smelter, and a man, by the praise he receives. NIV 21 The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but people are tested by their praise. CSB 22 Though you grind a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with grain, you will not separate his foolishness from him. NIV 22 Though you grind a fool in a mortar, grinding them like grain with a pestle, you will not remove their folly from them. CSB 23 Know well the condition of your flock, and pay attention to your herds, NIV 23 Be sure you know the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds; CSB 24 for wealth is not forever; not even a crown lasts for all time. NIV 24 for riches do not endure forever, and a crown is not secure for all generations. CSB 25 When hay is removed and new growth appears and the grain 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, CSB 26 lambs will provide your clothing, and goats, the price of a field; NIV 26 the lambs will provide you with clothing, and the goats with the price of a field. CSB 27 there will be enough goat's milk for your food- food for your household and nourishment for your servants. NIV 27 You will have plenty of goats’ milk to feed your family and to nourish your female servants.

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