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 for Proverbs 27:2

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

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 27:2

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 27:2


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.

27:3 Heavier - More grievous, being without cause, without measure, and without end.


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