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Posted by: jakinnan | September 18, 2014

09/18/2014 Scripture

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Don’t brag about tomorrow,
    since you don’t know what the day will bring.

Let someone else praise you, not your own mouth—
    a stranger, not your own lips.

A stone is heavy and sand is weighty,
    but the resentment caused by a fool is even heavier.

Anger is cruel, and wrath is like a flood,
    but jealousy is even more dangerous.

An open rebuke
    is better than hidden love!

Wounds from a sincere friend
    are better than many kisses from an enemy.

A person who is full refuses honey,
    but even bitter food tastes sweet to the hungry.

A person who strays from home
    is like a bird that strays from its nest.

The heartfelt counsel of a friend
    is as sweet as perfume and incense.

Never abandon a friend—
    either yours or your father’s.
When disaster strikes, you won’t have to ask your brother for assistance.
    It’s better to go to a neighbor than to a brother who lives far away.

Be wise, my child, and make my heart glad.
    Then I will be able to answer my critics.

A prudent person foresees danger and takes precautions.
    The simpleton goes blindly on and suffers the consequences.

Get security from someone who guarantees a stranger’s debt.
    Get a deposit if he does it for foreigners.[b]

A loud and cheerful greeting early in the morning
    will be taken as a curse!

A quarrelsome wife is as annoying

    as constant dripping on a rainy day.
Stopping her complaints is like trying to stop the wind
    or trying to hold something with greased hands.

 As iron sharpens iron,
    so a friend sharpens a friend.

 As workers who tend a fig tree are allowed to eat the fruit,
    so workers who protect their employer’s interests will be rewarded.

 As a face is reflected in water,
    so the heart reflects the real person.

-Proverbs 27:1-19 NLT

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