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The most popular Bible verses from Proverbs 27
Found 27 Verses
Bible Rank: 932
As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.
Iron sharpens iron; so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend
[to show rage or worthy purpose]
Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.
Bible Rank: 15,613
Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring.
DO NOT boast of
tomorrow, for you know not what a day may bring forth.
[Luke 12:19, 20; James 4:13.]
Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
Bible Rank: 16,571
Wounds from a friend can be trusted, but an enemy multiplies kisses.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the kisses of an enemy are lavish and deceitful.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
Bible Rank: 17,416
As water reflects the face, so one's life reflects the heart.
As in water face answers to and reflects face, so the heart of man to man.
As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man.
Bible Rank: 18,351
Better is open rebuke than hidden love.
Open rebuke is better than love that is hidden.
[Prov. 28:23; Gal. 2:14.]
Open rebuke is better than secret love.
Bible Rank: 18,400
Let someone else praise you, and not your own mouth; an outsider, and not your own lips.
Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.
Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.
Bible Rank: 18,890
A quarrelsome wife is like the dripping of a leaky roof in a rainstorm
A continual dripping on a day of violent showers and a contentious woman are alike;
A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.
Bible Rank: 19,018
Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of a friend springs from their heartfelt advice.
Oil and perfume rejoice the heart; so does the sweetness of a friend's counsel that comes from the heart.
Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.
Bible Rank: 19,055
Be sure you know the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds
Be diligent to know the state of your flocks, and look well to your herds
Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.
Bible Rank: 19,645
Death and Destruction are never satisfied, and neither are human eyes.
Sheol (the place of the dead) and Abaddon (the place of destruction) are never satisfied; so
[the lust of]
the eyes of man is never satisfied.
[Prov. 30:16; Hab. 2:5.]
Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.