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Proverbs 27:2

    Proverbs 27:2 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; A stranger, and not thine own lips.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Let another man give you praise, and not your mouth; one who is strange to you, and not your lips.

    Webster's Revision

    Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; A stranger, and not thine own lips.

    World English Bible

    Let another man praise you, and not your own mouth; a stranger, and not your own lips.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.

    Definitions for Proverbs 27:2

    Let - To hinder or obstruct.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 27:2

    Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth - We have a similar proverb, which illustrates this: "Self-praise is no commendation."

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 27:2

    Another - An "alienus" rather than "alius." Praise to be worth anything must be altogether independent.