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The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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

Verse 1
Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.


Boast
Psalms 95:7; Isaiah 56:12; Luke 12:19,20; 2 Corinthians 6:2; James 4:13-16
to-morrow
Heb. to-morrow day. thou.
1 Samuel 28:19

Verse 2
Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.
25:27; 2 Corinthians 10:12,18; 12:11

Verse 3
A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; but a fool's wrath is heavier than them both.
heavy
Heb. heaviness. but.
17:12; Genesis 34:25,26; 49:7; 1 Samuel 22:18,19; Esther 3:5,6; Daniel 3:19; 1 John 3:12

Verse 4
Wrath is cruel, and anger is outrageous; but who is able to stand before envy?
cruel, and anger is outrageous
Heb. cruelty, and anger an overflowing.
James 1:19-21
but
14:30; Genesis 26:14; 37:11; Job 5:2; Matthew 27:18; Acts 5:17; *marg:; Acts 7:9; 17:5; Romans 1:29; James 3:14-16; 4:5,6; 1 John 3:12
envy
or, jealousy.
6:34; Song of Solomon 8:6

Verse 5
Open rebuke is better than secret love.
28:23; Leviticus 19:17; Matthew 18:15; Galatians 2:14; 1 Timothy 5:20

Verse 6
Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
the wounds
2 Samuel 12:7-15; Job 5:17,18; Psalms 141:5; Hebrews 12:10; Revelation 3:19
the kisses
10:18; 26:23-26; 2 Samuel 20:9,10; Matthew 26:48-50
deceitful
or, earnest, or, frequent.

Verse 7
The full soul loatheth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
full
Numbers 11:4-9,18-20; 21:5
loatheth
Heb. treadeth under foot. to.
Job 6:7; Luke 15:16,17; John 6:9

Verse 8
As a bird that wandereth from her nest, so is a man that wandereth from his place.
a bird
Job 39:14-16; Isaiah 16:2
man
21:16; Genesis 4:16; 16:6-8; 1 Samuel 22:5; 27:1-12; 1 Kings 19:9; Nehemiah 6:11-13; Jonah 1:3,10-17; 1 Corinthians 7:20; Jude 1:13

Verse 9
Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.
Ointment
7:17; Judges 9:9; Psalms 45:7,8; 104:15; 133:2; Song of Solomon 1:3; 3:6; 4:10; John 12:3; 2 Corinthians 2:15,16
so
15:23; 16:21,23,24; Exodus 18:17-24; 1 Samuel 23:16,17; Ezra 10:2-4; Acts 28:15
by hearty counsel
Heb. from the counsel of the soul.

Verse 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.
own
2 Samuel 19:24,28; 21:7; 1 Kings 12:6-8; 2 Chronicles 24:22; Isaiah 41:8-10; Jeremiah 2:5
neither
19:7; Job 6:21-23; Obadiah 1:12-14
better
17:17; 18:24; Luke 10:30-37; Acts 23:12,23-35

Verse 11
My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, that I may answer him that reproacheth me.
be wise
10:1; 15:20; 23:15,16,24,25; Ecclesiastes 2:18-21; Philemon 1:7,19,20; 2 John 1:4
that I
Psalms 119:42; 127:4,5

Verse 12
A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.
18:10; 22:3; Exodus 9:20,21; Psalms 57:1-3; Isaiah 26:20,21; Matthew 3:7; Hebrews 6:18; Hebrews 11:7; 2 Peter 3:7,10-14

Verse 13
Take his garment that is surety for a stranger, and take a pledge of him for a strange woman.
6:1-4; 20:16; 22:26,27; Exodus 22:26

Verse 14
He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, it shall be counted a curse to him.
He that
2 Samuel 15:2-7; 16:16-19; 17:7-13; 1 Kings 22:6,13; Jeremiah 28:2-4; Acts 12:22,23

Verse 15
A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike.
A continual
19:13; 21:9,19; 25:24; Job 14:19

Verse 16
Whosoever hideth her hideth the wind, and the ointment of his right hand, which bewrayeth itself.
the ointment
John 12:3

Verse 17
Iron sharpeneth iron; so a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.
Iron
1 Samuel 13:20,21
so
9; Joshua 1:18; 2:24; 1 Samuel 11:9,10; 23:16; 2 Samuel 10:11,12; Job 4:3,4; Isaiah 35:3,4; 1 Thessalonians 3:3; 2 Timothy 1:8,12; 2:3,9-13; Hebrews 10:24; James 1:2; 1 Peter 4:12,13

Verse 18
Whoso keepeth the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof: so he that waiteth on his master shall be honoured.
keepeth
Song of Solomon 8:12; 1 Corinthians 9:7,13
so
17:2; 22:29; Genesis 24:2,3; 39:2-5,22,23; Exodus 24:13; 2 Kings 3:11; 2 Kings 5:2,3,25,27; Mark 10:43; Acts 10:7; Colossians 3:22
shall be
1 Samuel 2:30; Psalms 123:2; Matthew 24:25,46; 25:21,22; Luke 12:37,43,44; John 12:26; 1 Peter 2:18,21

Verse 19
As in water face answereth to face, so the heart of man to man.
in
James 1:22-25
so
Genesis 6:5; Psalms 33:15; Mark 7:21

Verse 20
Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied.
Hell
30:15,16; Habakkuk 2:5
never
Heb. not. so.
23:5; Ecclesiastes 1:8; 2:10,11; 5:10,11; 6:7; Jeremiah 22:17; 1 John 2:16

Verse 21
As the fining pot for silver, and the furnace for gold; so is a man to his praise.
the fining
17:3; Psalms 12:6; 66:10; Zechariah 13:9; Malachi 3:3; 1 Peter 1:7; 4:12
so
1 Samuel 18:7,8,15,16,30; 2 Samuel 14:25; 15:6-12

Verse 22
Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.
23:35; Exodus 12:30; 14:5; 15:9; 2 Chronicles 28:22,23; Isaiah 1:5; Jeremiah 5:3; Jeremiah 44:15,16; Revelation 16:10,11

Verse 23
Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.
diligent
Genesis 31:38-40; 33:13; 1 Samuel 17:28; 1 Chronicles 27:29-31; 2 Chronicles 26:10; Ezekiel 34:22-24,31; John 21:15-17; 1 Peter 5:2
look well
Heb. set thy heart.
24:32; *marg:; Exodus 7:23; Deuteronomy 32:46

Verse 24
For riches are not for ever: and doth the crown endure to every generation?
For
23:5; Zephaniah 1:18; 1 Timothy 6:17,18
riches
Heb. strength.
James 1:10
doth
2 Samuel 7:16; Psalms 89:36; Isaiah 9:7
every generation
Heb. generation and generation.

Verse 25
The hay appeareth, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered.
hay
Rather, herbage, as chatzir uniformly denotes.
10:5; Psalms 104:14

Verse 26
The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are the price of the field.
Job 31:20

Verse 27
And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance for thy maidens.
enough
30:8,9; Matthew 6:33
maintenance
Heb. life.


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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Proverbs 27". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". <http://classic.studylight.org/com/tsk/view.cgi?book=pr&chapter=027>.  

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