Daily Bible Reading
Proverbs Chapters 27-29
Pro 27:1 Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
Pro 27:2 Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.
Pro 27:3 A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool’s wrath is heavier than them both.
Pro 27:4 Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?
Pro 27:5 Open rebuke is better than secret love.
Pro 27:6 Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
Pro 27:7 The full soul loatheth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
Pro 27:8 As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place.
Pro 27:9 Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man’s friend by hearty counsel.
Pro 27:10 Thine own friend, and thy father’s friend, forsake not; neither go into thy brother’s house in the day of thy calamity: for better is a neighbour that is near than a brother far off.
Pro 27:11 My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him that reproacheth me.
Pro 27:12 A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.
Pro 27:13 Take his garment that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.
Pro 27:14 He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.
Pro 27:15 A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.
Pro 27:16 Whosoever hideth her hideth the wind, and the ointment of his right hand, which bewrayeth itself.
Pro 27:17 Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.
Pro 27:18 Whoso keepeth the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof: so he that waiteth on his master shall be honoured.
Pro 27:19 As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man.
Pro 27:20 Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.
Pro 27:21 As the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold; so is a man to his praise.
Pro 27:22 Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.
Pro 27:23 Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.
Pro 27:24 For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation?
Pro 27:25 The hay appeareth, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered.
Pro 27:26 The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are the price of the field.
Pro 27:27 And thou shalt have goats’ milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance for thy maidens.
Pro 28:1 The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Pro 28:2 For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof: but by a man of understanding and knowledge the state thereof shall be prolonged.
Pro 28:3 A poor man that oppresseth the poor is like a sweeping rain which leaveth no food.
Pro 28:4 They that forsake the law praise the wicked: but such as keep the law contend with them.
Pro 28:5 Evil men understand not judgment: but they that seek the LORD understand all things.
Pro 28:6 Better is the poor that walketh in his uprightness, than he that is perverse in his ways, though he be rich.
Pro 28:7 Whoso keepeth the law is a wise son: but he that is a companion of riotous men shameth his father.
Pro 28:8 He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance, he shall gather it for him that will pity the poor.
Pro 28:9 He that turneth away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination.
Pro 28:10 Whoso causeth the righteous to go astray in an evil way, he shall fall himself into his own pit: but the upright shall have good things in possession.
Pro 28:11 The rich man is wise in his own conceit; but the poor that hath understanding searcheth him out.
Pro 28:12 When righteous men do rejoice, there is great glory: but when the wicked rise, a man is hidden.
Pro 28:13 He that covereth his sins shall not prosper: but whoso confesseth and forsaketh them shall have mercy.
Pro 28:14 Happy is the man that feareth alway: but he that hardeneth his heart shall fall into mischief.
Pro 28:15 As a roaring lion, and a ranging bear; so is a wicked ruler over the poor people.
Pro 28:16 The prince that wanteth understanding is also a great oppressor: but he that hateth covetousness shall prolong his days.
Pro 28:17 A man that doeth violence to the blood of any person shall flee to the pit; let no man stay him.
Pro 28:18 Whoso walketh uprightly shall be saved: but he that is perverse in his ways shall fall at once.
Pro 28:19 He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough.
Pro 28:20 A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent.
Pro 28:21 To have respect of persons is not good: for for a piece of bread that man will transgress.
Pro 28:22 He that hasteth to be rich hath an evil eye, and considereth not that poverty shall come upon him.
Pro 28:23 He that rebuketh a man afterwards shall find more favour than he that flattereth with the tongue.
Pro 28:24 Whoso robbeth his father or his mother, and saith, It is no transgression; the same is the companion of a destroyer.
Pro 28:25 He that is of a proud heart stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.
Pro 28:26 He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool: but whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.
Pro 28:27 He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many a curse.
Pro 28:28 When the wicked rise, men hide themselves: but when they perish, the righteous increase.
Pro 29:1 He, that being often reproved hardeneth his neck, shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.
Pro 29:2 When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.
Pro 29:3 Whoso loveth wisdom rejoiceth his father: but he that keepeth company with harlots spendeth his substance.
Pro 29:4 The king by judgment establisheth the land: but he that receiveth gifts overthroweth it.
Pro 29:5 A man that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his feet.
Pro 29:6 In the transgression of an evil man there is a snare: but the righteous doth sing and rejoice.
Pro 29:7 The righteous considereth the cause of the poor: but the wicked regardeth not to know it.
Pro 29:8 Scornful men bring a city into a snare: but wise men turn away wrath.
Pro 29:9 If a wise man contendeth with a foolish man, whether he rage or laugh, there is no rest.
Pro 29:10 The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.
Pro 29:11 A fool uttereth all his mind: but a wise man keepeth it in till afterwards.
Pro 29:12 If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked.
Pro 29:13 The poor and the deceitful man meet together: the LORD lighteneth both their eyes.
Pro 29:14 The king that faithfully judgeth the poor, his throne shall be established for ever.
Pro 29:15 The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.
Pro 29:16 When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increaseth: but the righteous shall see their fall.
Pro 29:17 Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul.
Pro 29:18 Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.
Pro 29:19 A servant will not be corrected by words: for though he understand he will not answer.
Pro 29:20 Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
Pro 29:21 He that delicately bringeth up his servant from a child shall have him become his son at the length.
Pro 29:22 An angry man stirreth up strife, and a furious man aboundeth in transgression.
Pro 29:23 A man’s pride shall bring him low: but honour shall uphold the humble in spirit.
Pro 29:24 Whoso is partner with a thief hateth his own soul: he heareth cursing, and bewrayeth it not.
Pro 29:25 The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe.
Pro 29:26 Many seek the ruler’s favour; but every man’s judgment cometh from the LORD.
Pro 29:27 An unjust man is an abomination to the just: and he that is upright in the way is abomination to the wicked.