The Book of Proverbs: Chapter 27

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Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
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Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.
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A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both.
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Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?
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Open rebuke is better than secret love.
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Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
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The full soul loatheth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
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As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place.
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Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.
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Thine own friend, and thy father's friend, forsake not; neither go into thy brother's house in the day of thy calamity: for better is a neighbour that is near than a brother far off.
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My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him that reproacheth me.
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A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.
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Take his garment that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.
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He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.
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A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.
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Whosoever hideth her hideth the wind, and the ointment of his right hand, which bewrayeth itself.
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Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.
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Whoso keepeth the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof: so he that waiteth on his master shall be honoured.
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As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man.
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Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.
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As the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold; so is a man to his praise.
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Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.
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Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.
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For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation?
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The hay appeareth, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered.
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The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are the price of the field.
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And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance for thy maidens.
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Daily Proverb

Proverbs 20:19

He that goeth about as a talebearer revealeth secrets: therefore meddle not with him that flattereth with his lips.
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