Rotherham's Emphasized Bible

Proverbs 27

Observations of selflove,

Proverbs 27:1 Do not boast thyself of tomorrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth. Proverbs 27:2 Let another praise thee, and not thine own mouth, a stranger, and not thine own lips. Proverbs 27:3 Heavy is a stone, and weighty is sand,—but, the vexation of a fool, is heavier than both. Proverbs 27:4 The cruelty of rage, and the overflow of anger! But who can stand before, jealousy?

of true love,

Proverbs 27:5 Better is a rebuke that is open, than love carefully concealed. Proverbs 27:6 Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but lavished are the kisses of an enemy. Proverbs 27:7 The surfeited soul, trampleth upon droppings from the comb, but, to the hungry soul, every bitter thing, is sweet. Proverbs 27:8 As a bird wandering from her nest, so, is a man wandering from his place. Proverbs 27:9 Oil and perfume, rejoice the heart, the sweetness of one's friend, more than fragrant wood. Proverbs 27:10 Thine own friend and thy father's friend, do not thou forsake; but, the house of thy brother, do not enter, in thy day of calamity, Better a neighbour near, than a brother far off.

of care to avoid offences,

Proverbs 27:11 Be wise, my son, and rejoice my heart, that I may answer him that reproacheth me in a matter. Proverbs 27:12 A prudent man, seeth calamity—he hideth himself, the simple, pass on—they suffer. Proverbs 27:13 Take a man's garment when he hath become pledge for a stranger, then, for a female unknown, accept him as surety. Proverbs 27:14 He that blesseth his friend, with a loud voice, in the morning early, a reproach, shall it be reckoned to him. Proverbs 27:15 A continuous dripping on a day of downpour, and a contentious wife, are alike: Proverbs 27:16 He that hideth her, hideth the wind, and, perfume, his right hand may proclaim. Proverbs 27:17 Let, iron, by iron, become sharp, and let, a man, sharpen the face of his friend. Proverbs 27:18 He that guardeth the fig-tree, shall eat the fruit thereof, and, he that watcheth over his master, shall be honoured. Proverbs 27:19 As in water, face [answereth] to face, so, the heart of man to man. Proverbs 27:20 Hades and destruction, are not satisfied, and, the eyes of a man, are not satisfied. Proverbs 27:21 Fining pot for silver, and crucible for gold, and, a man, [is to be tried] by what he praiseth. Proverbs 27:22 Though thou pound a fool in a mortar, amidst grain, with a pestle, his folly, will not depart from him.

and of the household care.

Proverbs 27:23 Note well, the appearance of thy flock, apply thy mind to thy herds; Proverbs 27:24 For, not age-abiding, are riches, nor is the diadem, from generation to generation:— Proverbs 27:25 The grass, is taken away, and the young shoot, showeth itself, and the herbage of the mountains, is gathered; Proverbs 27:26 There are, lambs, for thy clothing, and, for the price of thy field, there are he-goats; Proverbs 27:27 With, enough goats-milk, for thy food—for the food of thy household, and, a maintenance, for thy maidens.

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