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Advice From Friends Versus Frenemies – Proverbs 27:6

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Advice From Friends Versus Frenemies
Proverbs 27:6 (NIV)

6 Wounds from a friend can be trusted,
but an enemy multiplies kisses.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Criticism from a friend is valuable.
Beware of compliments from frenemies.

#wounds #friend #trusted #enemy #multiplies #kisses

Express Your Love – Proverbs 27:5

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Express Your Love
Proverbs 27:5 (NIV)

5 Better is open rebuke
than hidden love.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Open rebuke causes division.
Love must be expressed so rebuke can be ameliorated.

#better #open #rebuke #than #hidden #love

Anger, Fury And Jealousy – Proverbs 27:4

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Anger, Fury And Jealousy
Proverbs 27:4 (NIV)

4 Anger is cruel and fury overwhelming,
but who can stand before jealousy?

Proverbs Club Commentary

Anger is cruel.
Fury is crueler.
Jealousy is cruelest in spades.

#anger #cruel #fury #overwhelming #who #stand #before #jealousy

Oppressive Provocation Of Fools – Proverbs 27:3

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Oppressive Provocation Of Fools
Proverbs 27:3 (NIV)

3 Stone is heavy and sand a burden,
but a fool’s provocation is heavier than both.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Harassment of the ungodly is stifling.
Avoid the ungodly like the plague.

#stone #heavy #sand #burden #fool #provocation #heavier #both

Only Others Should Praise You – Proverbs 27:2

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Only Others Should Praise You
Proverbs 27:2 (NIV)

2 Let someone else praise you, and not your own mouth;
an outsider, and not your own lips.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Your commendations should only come from others, never yourself.
It is an excellent way to measure your accomplishments, or lack thereof.

#someone #praise #mouth #outsider #lips