Proverbs 27:27
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New International Version
You will have plenty of goats' milk to feed your family and to nourish your female servants.

New Living Translation
And you will have enough goats' milk for yourself, your family, and your servant girls.

English Standard Version
There will be enough goats’ milk for your food, for the food of your household and maintenance for your girls.

New American Standard Bible
And there will be goats' milk enough for your food, For the food of your household, And sustenance for your maidens.

King James Bible
And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance for thy maidens.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
there will be enough goat's milk for your food-- food for your household and nourishment for your female servants.

International Standard Version
You will have enough goat's milk to drink and to supply your household needs, as well as sustenance for your servant girls.

NET Bible
And there will be enough goat's milk for your food, for the food of your household, and for the sustenance of your servant girls.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And the milk of goats for your food and for the food of your house.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
There will be enough goat milk to feed you, to feed your family, and to keep your servant girls alive.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And there will be goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household; And maintenance for thy maidens.

New American Standard 1977
And there will be goats’ milk enough for your food,
            For the food of your household,
            And sustenance for your maidens.



Jubilee Bible 2000
And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance of thy maidens.

King James 2000 Bible
And you shall have goats' milk enough for your food, for the food of your household, and for the maintenance for your maidservants.

American King James Version
And you shall have goats' milk enough for your food, for the food of your household, and for the maintenance for your maidens.

American Standard Version
And there will be goats milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, And maintenance for thy maidens.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let the milk of the goats be enough for thy food, and for the necessities of thy house, and for maintenance for thy handmaids.

Darby Bible Translation
and there is goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and sustenance for thy maidens.

English Revised Version
And there will be goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household; and maintenance for thy maidens.

Webster's Bible Translation
And thou shalt have goats milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for maintenance for thy maidens.

World English Bible
There will be plenty of goats' milk for your food, for your family's food, and for the nourishment of your servant girls.

Young's Literal Translation
And a sufficiency of goats' milk is for thy bread, For bread to thy house, and life to thy damsels!

Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
27:15,16. The contentions of a neighbour may be like a sharp shower, troublesome for a time; the contentions of a wife are like constant rain. 17. We are cautioned to take heed whom we converse with. And directed to have in view, in conversation, to make one another wiser and better. 18. Though a calling be laborious and despised, yet those who keep to it, will find there is something to be got by it. God is a Master who has engaged to honour those who serve him faithfully. 19. One corrupt heart is like another; so are sanctified hearts: the former bear the same image of the earthly, the latter the same image of the heavenly. Let us carefully watch our own hearts, comparing them with the word of God. 20. Two things are here said to be never satisfied, death and sin. The appetites of the carnal mind for profit or pleasure are always desiring more. Those whose eyes are ever toward the Lord, are satisfied in him, and shall for ever be so. 21. Silver and gold are tried by putting them into the furnace and fining-pot; so is a man tried by praising him. 22. Some are so bad, that even severe methods do not answer the end; what remains but that they should be rejected? The new-creating power of God's grace alone is able to make a change. 23-27. We ought to have some business to do in this world, and not to live in idleness, and not to meddle with what we do not understand. We must be diligent and take pains. Let us do what we can, still the world cannot be secured to us, therefore we must choose a more lasting portion; but by the blessing of God upon our honest labours, we may expect to enjoy as much of earthly blessings as is good for us.
Study Bible
Do Not Boast about Tomorrow
26The lambs will be for your clothing, And the goats will bring the price of a field, 27And there will be goats' milk enough for your food, For the food of your household, And sustenance for your maidens.
Cross References
Proverbs 27:26
The lambs will be for your clothing, And the goats will bring the price of a field,

Proverbs 28:1
The wicked flee when no one is pursuing, But the righteous are bold as a lion.
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And you shall have goats' milk enough for your food, for the food of your household, and for the maintenance for your maidens.

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Proverbs 30:8,9 Remove far from me vanity and lies: give me neither poverty nor riches; …

Matthew 6:33 But seek you first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and …

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