Proverbs 27:12
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The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty.

King James Bible
A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.

Darby Bible Translation
A prudent [man] seeth the evil, [and] hideth himself; the simple pass on, [and] are punished.

World English Bible
A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge; but the simple pass on, and suffer for it.

Young's Literal Translation
The prudent hath seen the evil, he is hidden, The simple have passed on, they are punished.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

A prudent man foreseeth the evil - The very same as Proverbs 22:3.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Proverbs 18:10 The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runs into it, and is safe.

Proverbs 22:3 A prudent man foresees the evil, and hides himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.

Exodus 9:20,21 He that feared the word of the LORD among the servants of Pharaoh made his servants and his cattle flee into the houses...

Psalm 57:1-3 Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful to me: for my soul trusts in you: yes, in the shadow of your wings will I make my refuge...

Isaiah 26:20,21 Come, my people, enter you into your chambers, and shut your doors about you: hide yourself as it were for a little moment...

Matthew 3:7 But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he said to them, O generation of vipers...

Hebrews 6:18 That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation...

Hebrews 11:7 By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house...

2 Peter 3:7,10-14 But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store...

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To-Morrow
A sermon (No. 94) delivered on Sabbath morning, August 25, 1856, by C. H. Spurgeon at Maberley Chapel, Kingsland, on behalf of the Metropolitan Benefit Societies' Asylum, Ball's Pond Road, Islington. "Boast not thyself of to-morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth."--Proverbs 27:1. God's most holy Word was principally written to inform us of the way to heaven, and to guide us in our path through this world to the realms of eternal life and light. But as if to teach us that God is
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

The Honored Servant
A Sermon (No. 2643) Intended for Reading on Lord's Day, October 8th 1899, delivered by C. H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington on Thursday Evening, June 22nd, 1882. "Whoso keepeth the fig tree shall eat the fruit thereof: so he that waiteth on his master shall be honored."--Proverbs 27:18. In Solomon's day every man sat under his own vine and fig tree, and there was peace throughout the whole country. Then, God's law about dividing out the land among the people so that every man
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

How those who Fear Scourges and those who Contemn them are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 14.) Differently to be admonished are those who fear scourges, and on that account live innocently, and those who have grown so hard in wickedness as not to be corrected even by scourges. For those who fear scourges are to be told by no means to desire temporal goods as being of great account, seeing that bad men also have them, and by no means to shun present evils as intolerable, seeing they are not ignorant how for the most part good men also are touched by them. They are to be admonished
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great

The Call of Matthew.
(at or Near Capernaum.) ^A Matt. IX. 9; ^B Mark II. 13, 14; ^C Luke V. 27, 28. ^c 27 And after these thingsa [after the healing of the paralytic] he went forth, ^a again by the seaside [i. e., he left Capernaum, and sought the shore of the sea, which formed a convenient auditorium for him, and which was hence a favorite scene for his teaching]; and all the multitude resorted unto him, and he taught them. 14 And as he ^a Jesus passed by from thence, he saw ^c and beheld ^a a man, ^c a publican, named
J. W. McGarvey—The Four-Fold Gospel

Cross References
Proverbs 22:3
The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and pay the penalty.

Proverbs 27:11
Be wise, my son, and bring joy to my heart; then I can answer anyone who treats me with contempt.

Proverbs 27:13
Take the garment of one who puts up security for a stranger; hold it in pledge if it is done for an outsider.

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