Proverbs 24:27

“Prepare thy work without, and make it fit for thyself in the field; and afterwards build thine house.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 24:27

Prepare thy worke without, and make it fit for thy selfe in the field; and afterwards build thine house.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Prepare your work outside And make it ready for yourself in the field; Afterwards, then, build your house.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Prepare thy work without, And make it ready for thee in the field; And afterwards build thy house.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Put your work in order outside, and make it ready in the field; and after that, see to the building of your house.
- Basic English Bible

Prepare thy work without, and put thy field in order, and afterwards build thy house.
- Darby Bible

Prepare thy work without, and make it fit for thyself in the field; and afterwards build thy house.
- Webster's Bible

Prepare your work outside, and get your fields ready. Afterwards, build your house.
- World English Bible

Prepare in an out-place thy work, And make it ready in the field -- go afterwards, Then thou hast built thy house.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Prepare thy work without, and make it fit for thyself in the field; and afterwards build thy house.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 24:27

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 24:27


24:25 Rebuke - That publickly and judicially rebuke and condemn the wicked. Delight - The peace of a good conscience.

24:26 Shall kiss - Shall respect him. A right answer - That speaks pertinently and plainly, and truly.


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