Proverbs Chapter 27 Young's Literal Translation

Proverbs 27:1

Boast not thyself of to-morrow, For thou knowest not what a day bringeth forth.

Proverbs 27:2

Let another praise thee, and not thine own mouth, A stranger, and not thine own lips.

Proverbs 27:3

A stone `is' heavy, and the sand `is' heavy, And the anger of a fool Is heavier than they both.

Proverbs 27:4

Fury `is' fierce, and anger `is' overflowing, And who standeth before jealousy?

Proverbs 27:5

Better `is' open reproof than hidden love.

Proverbs 27:6

Faithful are the wounds of a lover, And abundant the kisses of an enemy.

Proverbs 27:7

A satiated soul treadeth down a honeycomb, And `to' a 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

Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart, And the sweetness of one's friend -- from counsel of the soul.

Proverbs 27:10

Thine own friend, and the friend of thy father, forsake not, And the house of thy brother enter not In a day of thy calamity, Better `is' a near neighbour than a brother afar off.

Proverbs 27:11

Be wise, my son, and rejoice my heart. And I return my reproacher a word.

Proverbs 27:12

The prudent hath seen the evil, he is hidden, The simple have passed on, they are punished.

Proverbs 27:13

Take his garment, when a stranger hath been surety, And for a strange woman pledge it.

Proverbs 27:14

Whoso is saluting his friend with a loud voice, In the morning rising early, A light thing it is reckoned to him.

Proverbs 27:15

A continual dropping in a day of rain, And a woman of contentions are alike,

Proverbs 27:16

Whoso is hiding her hath hidden the wind, And the ointment of his right hand calleth out.

Proverbs 27:17

Iron by iron is sharpened, And a man sharpens the face of his friend.

Proverbs 27:18

The keeper of a fig-tree eateth its fruit, And the preserver of his master is honoured.

Proverbs 27:19

As `in' water the face `is' to face, So the heart of man to man.

Proverbs 27:20

Sheol and destruction are not satisfied, And the eyes of man are not satisfied.

Proverbs 27:21

A refining pot `is' for silver, and a furnace for gold, And a man according to his praise.

Proverbs 27:22

If thou dost beat the foolish in a mortar, Among washed things -- with a pestle, His folly turneth not aside from off him.

Proverbs 27:23

Know well the face of thy flock, Set thy heart to the droves,

Proverbs 27:24

For riches `are' not to the age, Nor a crown to generation and generation.

Proverbs 27:25

Revealed was the hay, and seen the tender grass, And gathered the herbs of mountains.

Proverbs 27:26

Lambs `are' for thy clothing, And the price of the field `are' he-goats,

Proverbs 27:27

And a sufficiency of goats' milk `is' for thy bread, For bread to thy house, and life to thy damsels!