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Proverbs 27:1

    Proverbs 27:1 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

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

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Boast not yourself of to morrow; for you know not what a day may bring forth.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Boast not thyself of tomorrow; For thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Do not make a noise about tomorrow, for you are not certain what a day's outcome may be.

    Webster's Revision

    Boast not thyself of tomorrow; For thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.

    World English Bible

    Don't boast about tomorrow; for you don't know what a day may bring forth.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Boast not thyself of tomorrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.

    Definitions for Proverbs 27:1

    Morrow - Next day; tomorrow.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 27:1

    Boast not thyself of to-morrow - See note on James 4:13, etc. Do not depend on any future moment for spiritual good which at present thou needest, and God is willing to give, and without which, should death surprise thee, thou must be eternally lost; such as repentance, faith in Christ, the pardon of sin, the witness of the Holy Spirit, and complete renovation of soul. Be incessant in thy application to God for these blessings.

    My old MS. Bible translates thus: Ne glorie thou into the morewenning. Here we see the derivation of our word morning; morewenning, from more, and wen or won, to dwelt, i.e., a continuance of time to live or dwell in your present habitation. Every man wishes to live longer, and therefore wishes for to-morrow; and when to-morrow comes, then to-morrow, and so on.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 27:1

    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.