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Proverbs 27

Overview

Proverbs 27:1, Observations of self love; Proverbs 27:5, of true love; Proverbs 27:11, of care to avoid offenses; Proverbs 27:23, and of the household care.

Verse 1

Boast: Psalms 95:7, Isaiah 56:12, Luke 12:19, Luke 12:20, 2 Corinthians 6:2, James 4:13-16

to morrow: Heb. to morrow day

thou: 1 Samuel 28:19

Reciprocal: Genesis 17:23 - circumcised Genesis 27:2 - I know not Exodus 8:10 - To morrow Leviticus 8:32 - General Joshua 4:10 - hasted Judges 19:9 - to morrow 1 Kings 19:2 - to morrow 1 Kings 20:11 - Let not him Esther 5:12 - to morrow Job 1:13 - when Psalms 119:60 - made Proverbs 3:28 - General Acts 12:4 - intending Hebrews 3:7 - To day James 4:16 - General

Verse 2

Proverbs 25:27, 2 Corinthians 10:12, 2 Corinthians 10:18, 2 Corinthians 12:11

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 15:13 - I have performed 2 Samuel 15:4 - I would do 2 Kings 10:16 - Come with me Proverbs 20:6 - proclaim Proverbs 25:6 - Put not forth thyself John 5:31 - General 2 Corinthians 5:12 - we 2 Corinthians 11:30 - must

Verse 3

heavy: Heb. heaviness

but: Proverbs 17:12, Genesis 34:25, Genesis 34:26, Genesis 49:7, 1 Samuel 22:18, 1 Samuel 22:19, Esther 3:5, Esther 3:6, Daniel 3:19, 1 John 3:12

Reciprocal: Genesis 19:9 - pressed Numbers 22:27 - and Balaam's anger Judges 12:1 - we will burn 1 Samuel 19:15 - Bring him 1 Samuel 20:30 - Saul's Job 6:3 - heavier Proverbs 18:6 - fool's Daniel 2:12 - General Daniel 3:13 - in his Matthew 2:16 - was exceeding Mark 6:24 - The head

Verse 4

cruel, and anger is outrageous: Heb. cruelty, and anger an overflowing, James 1:19-21

but: Proverbs 14:30, Genesis 26:14, Genesis 37:11, Job 5:2, Matthew 27:18, Acts 5:17, *marg. Acts 7:9, Acts 17:5, Romans 1:29, James 3:14-16, James 4:5, James 4:6, 1 John 3:12

envy: or, jealousy, Proverbs 6:34, Song of Solomon 8:6

Reciprocal: Genesis 31:1 - Jacob Genesis 37:20 - and let Genesis 38:9 - lest that Genesis 40:2 - wroth Exodus 1:9 - the people Exodus 1:11 - Raamses Exodus 1:12 - grieved Exodus 1:22 - Every son Numbers 22:27 - and Balaam's anger Judges 12:1 - we will burn 1 Samuel 17:28 - Eliab's anger 1 Samuel 18:8 - the saying 1 Samuel 18:11 - cast the javelin 1 Samuel 19:1 - And Saul 1 Samuel 19:15 - Bring him 2 Samuel 3:26 - he sent 2 Samuel 13:22 - hated Nehemiah 2:10 - it grieved Esther 3:5 - full of wrath Ecclesiastes 4:4 - every Jeremiah 41:1 - of the Ezekiel 31:9 - envied Daniel 2:12 - General Daniel 3:12 - certain Daniel 3:19 - he spake Matthew 2:16 - was exceeding Matthew 14:11 - and given Mark 6:24 - The head Mark 15:10 - for envy

Verse 5

Proverbs 28:23, Leviticus 19:17, Matthew 18:15, Galatians 2:14, 1 Timothy 5:20

Reciprocal: Genesis 20:16 - thy Genesis 21:25 - reproved Nehemiah 5:7 - I rebuked Psalms 141:5 - the righteous Proverbs 25:12 - a wise Zechariah 13:6 - I was Luke 17:3 - rebuke 1 Corinthians 11:17 - I praise 2 Corinthians 2:4 - out Titus 1:13 - rebuke

Verse 6

the wounds: 2 Samuel 12:7-15, Job 5:17, Job 5:18, Psalms 141:5, Hebrews 12:10, Revelation 3:19

the kisses: Proverbs 10:18, Proverbs 26:23-26, 2 Samuel 20:9, 2 Samuel 20:10, Matthew 26:48-50

deceitful: or, earnest, or, frequent

Reciprocal: Leviticus 19:17 - rebuke Proverbs 25:12 - a wise Proverbs 28:23 - General Ecclesiastes 7:5 - better Zechariah 13:6 - I was Matthew 26:49 - kissed him Mark 14:44 - Whomsoever Luke 22:48 - betrayest 2 Corinthians 2:4 - out Galatians 2:14 - I said

Verse 7

full: Numbers 11:4-9, Numbers 11:18-20, Numbers 21:5

loatheth: Heb. treadeth under foot

to: Job 6:7, Luke 15:16, Luke 15:17, John 6:9

Reciprocal: Numbers 11:20 - and it

Verse 8

a bird: Job 39:14-16, Isaiah 16:2

man: Proverbs 21:16, Genesis 4:16, Genesis 16:6-8, 1 Samuel 22:5, 1 Samuel 27:1-12, 1 Kings 19:9, Nehemiah 6:11-13, Jonah 1:3, Jonah 1:10-17, 1 Corinthians 7:20, Jude 1:13

Reciprocal: Luke 15:13 - and took

Verse 9

Ointment: Proverbs 7:17, Judges 9:9, Psalms 45:7, Psalms 45:8, Psalms 104:15, Psalms 133:2, Song of Solomon 1:3, Song of Solomon 3:6, Song of Solomon 4:10, John 12:3, 2 Corinthians 2:15, 2 Corinthians 2:16

so: Proverbs 15:23, Proverbs 16:21, Proverbs 16:23, Proverbs 16:24, Exodus 18:17-24, 1 Samuel 23:16, 1 Samuel 23:17, Ezra 10:2-4, Acts 28:15

by hearty counsel: Heb. from the counsel of the soul

Reciprocal: Exodus 30:35 - perfume 1 Kings 1:12 - let me Ezra 10:5 - arose Job 16:5 - But I would Psalms 37:30 - General Proverbs 12:25 - but Proverbs 18:24 - that hath Proverbs 27:17 - so Ecclesiastes 7:1 - precious Luke 24:32 - Did

Verse 10

own: 2 Samuel 19:24, 2 Samuel 19:28, 2 Samuel 21:7, 1 Kings 12:6-8, 2 Chronicles 24:22, Isaiah 41:8-10, Jeremiah 2:5

neither: Proverbs 19:7, Job 6:21-23, Obadiah 1:12-14

better: Proverbs 17:17, Proverbs 18:24, Luke 10:30-37, Acts 23:12, Acts 23:23-35

Reciprocal: Genesis 13:11 - they Ruth 2:22 - It is good 2 Samuel 9:1 - show him 1 Kings 2:7 - Barzillai 2 Chronicles 10:6 - took counsel Job 2:11 - friends Luke 10:32 - General Luke 10:33 - Samaritan

Verse 11

be wise: Proverbs 10:1, Proverbs 15:20, Proverbs 23:15, Proverbs 23:16, Proverbs 23:24, Proverbs 23:25, Ecclesiastes 2:18-21, Philemon 1:7, Philemon 1:19, Philemon 1:20, 2 John 1:4

that I: Psalms 119:42, Psalms 127:4, Psalms 127:5

Reciprocal: Proverbs 29:3 - loveth

Verse 12

Proverbs 18:10, Proverbs 22:3, Exodus 9:20, Exodus 9:21, Psalms 57:1-3, Isaiah 26:20, Isaiah 26:21, Matthew 3:7, Hebrews 6:18, Hebrews 11:7, 2 Peter 3:7, 2 Peter 3:10-14

Reciprocal: Genesis 41:34 - and take Deuteronomy 19:5 - he shall flee 2 Samuel 17:22 - and they passed 2 Kings 6:10 - sent to the place Proverbs 7:7 - the simple Proverbs 14:15 - simple Acts 27:11 - believed

Verse 13

Proverbs 6:1-4, Proverbs 20:16, Proverbs 22:26, Proverbs 22:27, Exodus 22:26

Verse 14

He that: 2 Samuel 15:2-7, 2 Samuel 16:16-19, 2 Samuel 17:7-13, 1 Kings 22:6, 1 Kings 22:13, Jeremiah 28:2-4, Acts 12:22, Acts 12:23

Reciprocal: Genesis 21:14 - rose up 1 Samuel 29:5 - General Proverbs 7:11 - loud

Verse 15

A continual: Proverbs 19:13, Proverbs 21:9, Proverbs 21:19, Proverbs 25:24, Job 14:19

Reciprocal: Proverbs 7:11 - loud Proverbs 12:4 - she Proverbs 30:23 - an odious

Verse 16

the ointment: John 12:3

Reciprocal: Proverbs 12:4 - she Proverbs 21:9 - better Proverbs 25:24 - General

Verse 17

Iron: 1 Samuel 13:20, 1 Samuel 13:21

so: Proverbs 27:9, Joshua 1:18, Joshua 2:24, 1 Samuel 11:9, 1 Samuel 11:10, 1 Samuel 23:16, 2 Samuel 10:11, 2 Samuel 10:12, Job 4:3, Job 4:4, Isaiah 35:3, Isaiah 35:4, 1 Thessalonians 3:3, 2 Timothy 1:8, 2 Timothy 1:12, 2 Timothy 2:3, 2 Timothy 2:9-13, Hebrews 10:24, James 1:2, 1 Peter 4:12, 1 Peter 4:13

Reciprocal: Job 16:5 - But I would Ecclesiastes 4:9 - are Luke 24:32 - Did John 11:29 - General

Verse 18

keepeth: Song of Solomon 8:12, 1 Corinthians 9:7, 1 Corinthians 9:13

so: Proverbs 17:2, Proverbs 22:29, Genesis 24:2, Genesis 24:3, Genesis 39:2-5, Genesis 39:22, Genesis 39:23, Exodus 24:13, 2 Kings 3:11, 2 Kings 5:2, 2 Kings 5:3, 2 Kings 5:25, 2 Kings 5:27, Mark 10:43, Acts 10:7, Colossians 3:22

shall be: 1 Samuel 2:30, Psalms 123:2, Matthew 24:25, Matthew 24:46, Matthew 25:21, Matthew 25:22, Luke 12:37, Luke 12:43, Luke 12:44, John 12:26, 1 Peter 2:18, 1 Peter 2:21

Reciprocal: Genesis 39:4 - overseer Proverbs 13:23 - food

Verse 19

in: James 1:22-25

so: Genesis 6:5, Psalms 33:15, Mark 7:21

Verse 20

Hell: Proverbs 30:15, Proverbs 30:16, Habakkuk 2:5

never: Heb. not

so: Proverbs 23:5, Ecclesiastes 1:8, Ecclesiastes 2:10, Ecclesiastes 2:11, Ecclesiastes 5:10, Ecclesiastes 5:11, Ecclesiastes 6:7, Jeremiah 22:17, 1 John 2:16

Reciprocal: Psalms 16:10 - my Psalms 55:23 - pit Proverbs 15:11 - Hell Ecclesiastes 4:8 - is his Isaiah 5:14 - hell

Verse 21

the fining: Proverbs 17:3, Psalms 12:6, Psalms 66:10, Zechariah 13:9, Malachi 3:3, 1 Peter 1:7, 1 Peter 4:12

so: 1 Samuel 18:7, 1 Samuel 18:8, 1 Samuel 18:15, 1 Samuel 18:16, 1 Samuel 18:30, 2 Samuel 14:25, 2 Samuel 15:6-12

Reciprocal: 1 Samuel 25:33 - blessed 2 Samuel 14:17 - as an angel Job 28:1 - where they fine it

Verse 22

Proverbs 23:35, Exodus 12:30, Exodus 14:5, Exodus 15:9, 2 Chronicles 28:22, 2 Chronicles 28:23, Isaiah 1:5, Jeremiah 5:3, Jeremiah 44:15, Jeremiah 44:16, Revelation 16:10, Revelation 16:11

Reciprocal: Judges 16:4 - he loved 1 Samuel 19:21 - sent messengers 1 Kings 22:18 - Did I not tell 2 Kings 1:13 - he sent again 2 Chronicles 24:14 - to offer withal Psalms 14:1 - fool Psalms 85:8 - folly Proverbs 10:13 - a rod Proverbs 14:24 - foolishness Proverbs 17:10 - General Proverbs 26:3 - General Jeremiah 13:23 - Ethiopian Hosea 7:10 - and they Mark 7:22 - foolishness

Verse 23

diligent: Genesis 31:38-40, Genesis 33:13, 1 Samuel 17:28, 1 Chronicles 27:29-31, 2 Chronicles 26:10, Ezekiel 34:22-24, Ezekiel 34:31, John 21:15-17, 1 Peter 5:2

look well: Heb. set thy heart, Proverbs 24:32, *marg. Exodus 7:23, Deuteronomy 32:46

Reciprocal: Psalms 112:5 - he will Proverbs 13:11 - he Proverbs 13:23 - food Proverbs 21:5 - thoughts Proverbs 24:4 - General Proverbs 28:19 - that tilleth Ecclesiastes 5:9 - the profit Luke 16:3 - I cannot 1 Timothy 6:8 - General

Verse 24

For: Proverbs 23:5, Zephaniah 1:18, 1 Timothy 6:17, 1 Timothy 6:18

riches: Heb. strength, James 1:10

doth: 2 Samuel 7:16, Psalms 89:36, Isaiah 9:7

every generation: Heb. generation and generation

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 17:20 - right hand Psalms 39:6 - he heapeth 1 Timothy 6:7 - we brought

Verse 25

hay: Rather, herbage, as chatzir uniformly denotes. Proverbs 10:5, Psalms 104:14

Verse 26

Job 31:20

Verse 27

enough: Proverbs 30:8, Proverbs 30:9, Matthew 6:33

maintenance: Heb. life

Reciprocal: Proverbs 12:11 - tilleth 1 Corinthians 9:7 - eateth not of the milk

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Proverbs 27". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/proverbs-27.html.