Proverbs 27:2

“Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let another man praise thee, and not thine owne mouth; a stranger, and not thine owne lips.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; A stranger, and not thine own lips.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let another man give you praise, and not your mouth; one who is strange to you, and not your lips.
- Basic English Bible

Let another praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.
- Darby Bible

Let another man praise thee, and not thy own mouth; a stranger, and not thy own lips.
- Webster's Bible

Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.
- World English Bible

Let another praise thee, and not thine own mouth, A stranger, and not thine own lips.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 27:2

  • 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.

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