1902 Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR)
27:1 ¶ Do not boast thyself of tomorrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
27:2 ¶ Let another praise thee, and not thine own mouth, a stranger, and not thine own lips.
27:3 ¶ Heavy is a stone, and weighty is sand,but, the vexation of a fool, is heavier than both.
27:4 The cruelty of rage, and the overflow of anger! But who can stand before, jealousy?
27:5 ¶ Better is a rebuke that is open, than love carefully concealed.
27:6 Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but lavished are the kisses of an enemy.
27:7 ¶ The surfeited soul, trampleth upon droppings from the comb, but, to the hungry soul, every bitter thing, is sweet.
27:8 ¶ As a bird wandering from her nest, so, is a man wandering from his place.
27:9 ¶ Oil and perfume, rejoice the heart, the sweetness of one's friend, more than fragrant wood.
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.
27:11 ¶ Be wise, my son, and rejoice my heart, that I may answer him that reproacheth me in a matter.
27:12 ¶ A prudent man, seeth calamityhe hideth himself, the simple, pass onthey suffer.
27:13 ¶ Take a man's garment when he hath become pledge for a stranger, then, for a female unknown, accept him as surety.
27:14 ¶ He that blesseth his friend, with a loud voice, in the morning early, a reproach, shall it be reckoned to him.
27:15 ¶ A continuous dripping on a day of downpour, and a contentious wife, are alike:
27:16 He that hideth her, hideth the wind, and, perfume, his right hand may proclaim.
27:17 ¶ Let, iron, by iron, become sharp, and let, a man, sharpen the face of his friend.
27:18 ¶ He that guardeth the fig-tree, shall eat the fruit thereof, and, he that watcheth over his master, shall be honoured.
27:19 ¶ As in water, face [answereth] to face, so, the heart of man to man.
27:20 ¶ Hades and destruction, are not satisfied, and, the eyes of a man, are not satisfied.
27:21 ¶ Fining pot for silver, and crucible for gold, and, a man, [is to be tried] by what he praiseth.
27:22 ¶ Though thou pound a fool in a mortar, amidst grain, with a pestle, his folly, will not depart from him.
27:23 ¶ Note well, the appearance of thy flock, apply thy mind to thy herds;
27:24 For, not age-abiding, are riches, nor is the diadem, from generation to generation:
27:25 The grass, is taken away, and the young shoot, showeth itself, and the herbage of the mountains, is gathered;
27:26 There are, lambs, for thy clothing, and, for the price of thy field, there are he-goats;
27:27 With, enough goats-milk, for thy foodfor the food of thy household, and, a maintenance, for thy maidens.
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