Proverbs 27 :2

Proverbs 27 :2 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

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

King James Version (KJV)

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 thy own mouth; a stranger, and not thy 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' Commentary on Proverbs 27 :2

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

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 27 :2

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