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Proverbs 27:1-17

NIV 1 Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring. NIV 1 Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring. NIV 2 Let someone else praise you, and not your own mouth; an outsider, and not your own lips. NIV 2 Let someone else praise you, and not your own mouth; an outsider, and not your own lips. NIV 3 Stone is heavy and sand a burden, but a fool’s provocation is heavier than both. NIV 3 Stone is heavy and sand a burden, but a fool’s provocation 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 One who is full loathes honey from the comb, but to the hungry even what is bitter tastes sweet. NIV 7 One who is full loathes honey from the comb, but to the hungry even what is bitter tastes sweet. NIV 8 Like a bird that flees its nest is anyone who flees from home. NIV 8 Like a bird that flees its nest is anyone who flees from home. NIV 9 Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice. NIV 9 Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice. 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. 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. 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 pay the penalty. NIV 12 The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty. 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. 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. NIV 14 If anyone loudly blesses their neighbor early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse. NIV 14 If anyone loudly blesses their neighbor early in the morning, it will be taken as a curse. NIV 15 A quarrelsome wife is like the dripping of a leaky roof in a rainstorm; NIV 15 A quarrelsome wife is like the dripping of a leaky roof in a rainstorm; 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 person sharpens another. NIV 17 As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.