Proverbs 27:1

“Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Boast not thy selfe of to morrow: for thou knowest not what a day may bring foorth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Do not boast about tomorrow, For you do not know what a day may bring forth.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Boast not thyself of tomorrow; For thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not make a noise about tomorrow, for you are not certain what a day's outcome may be.
- Basic English Bible

Boast not thyself of to-morrow, for thou knowest not what a day will bring forth.
- Darby Bible

Boast not thyself of to-morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
- Webster's Bible

Don't boast about tomorrow; for you don't know what a day may bring forth.
- World English Bible

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

Boast not thyself of to-morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 27:1


27:1 Boast not - Of any good thing which thou purposeth to do, or hopest to receive tomorrow, or hereafter. Knowest not - What may happen in the space of one day. The day is said to bring forth, what God by his almighty power either causes or suffers to be brought forth or done in it.


Discussion for Proverbs 27

  • BSP
    Verse 2 encourages us to let other people praise us and for us not to fall into the snare of self-praise.
  • BSP
    Verse 21 shows that the way we react when we receive praise can be a test of whether we are humble or proud. If we are not careful, praise can develop with in us feelings of superiority or pride.
  • Rebecca cruz
    Verses 5,6: sometimes we are afraid to share with someone we care about what they are doing wrong for fear of rejection, but we are doing them more harm by our silence. We need to for the opportunity then share what it maybe then pray some more and step back let God be God. If they don't listen you have done your part to watch out for their good.
  • Psalms Mack for verse 2
    Proverbs 27:2 causes me to search myself to see if I have fallen into the habit of self promotion. I am certain I have from time to time. This scripture leads me to ask the Lord to forgive me, seek wisdom and repent.
  • Eric
    I believe we should edify and motivate each other with compassion and love.
  • Great, that gives me confidence.