New American Standard Bible
Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; A stranger, and not your own lips.
King James Bible
Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.
Darby Bible Translation
Let another 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.
Young's Literal Translation
Let another praise thee, and not thine own mouth, A stranger, and not thine own lips.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Another - An "alienus" rather than "alius." Praise to be worth anything must be altogether independent.
LibraryThe Best Friend
A Sermon (No. 2627) intended for reading on Lord's Day, June 18th, 1899, delivered by C. H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. on Thursday evening, February 23rd, 1882. "Thine own friend, and thy father's friend, forsake not."--Proverbs 27:10. True friends are very scarce. We have a great many acquaintances and sometimes we call them friends, and so misuse the noble word "friendship." Peradventure in some after-day of adversity when these so-called friends have looked out for their …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Second Sunday after Easter
The Sixth Commandment
2 Corinthians 10:12
For we are not bold to class or compare ourselves with some of those who commend themselves; but when they measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, they are without understanding.
2 Corinthians 10:18
For it is not he who commends himself that is approved, but he whom the Lord commends.
2 Corinthians 12:11
I have become foolish; you yourselves compelled me. Actually I should have been commended by you, for in no respect was I inferior to the most eminent apostles, even though I am a nobody.
It is not good to eat much honey, Nor is it glory to search out one's own glory.
A stone is heavy and the sand weighty, But the provocation of a fool is heavier than both of them.
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