Proverbs 27:2
Good News Translation
Let other people praise you--even strangers; never do it yourself.

Contemporary English Version
Don't brag about yourself--let others praise you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let another praise thee, and not thy own mouth: a stranger, and not thy own lips.

New American Bible
Let another praise you, not your own mouth; a stranger, not your own lips.

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Let another praise thee, and not thy own mouth: a stranger, and not thy own lips.

2 Chronicles 25:27 And after he revolted from the Lord, they made a conspiracy against him in Jerusalem. And he fled into Lachis, and they sent, and killed him there.

2 Corinthians 10:12,18 For we dare not match or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but we measure ourselves by ourselves and compare ourselves with ourselves. . . .

2 Corinthians 12:11 I am become foolish. You have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended by you. For I have no way come short of them that are above measure apostles, although I be nothing.

Context
Do not Boast about Tomorrow
1Boast not for to morrow, for thou knowest not what the day to come may bring forth. 2Let another praise thee, and not thy own mouth: a stranger, and not thy own lips.3A stone is heavy, and sand weighty: but the anger of a fool is heavier than them both.…
Cross References
2 Corinthians 10:12
For we dare not match or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves: but we measure ourselves by ourselves and compare ourselves with ourselves.

2 Corinthians 10:18
For not he who commendeth himself is approved: but he, whom God commendeth.

2 Corinthians 12:11
I am become foolish. You have compelled me: for I ought to have been commended by you. For I have no way come short of them that are above measure apostles, although I be nothing.

Proverbs 25:27
As it is not good for a man to eat much honey, so he that is a searcher of majesty shall be overwhelmed by glory.

Proverbs 27:3
A stone is heavy, and sand weighty: but the anger of a fool is heavier than them both.

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

Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; A stranger, and not thine own lips.

Let thy neighbour, and not thine own mouth, praise thee; a stranger, and not thine own lips.

Let another praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.

Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; a stranger, and not thine own lips.

Let another man praise thee, and not thy own mouth; a stranger, and not thy own lips.

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

Let another praise thee, and not thine own mouth, A stranger, and not thine own lips.
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