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Proverbs 26:12

Do

you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
Proverbs 26:12

Context

Proverbs 26 [5.] Answer a fool according to his folly,
lest he be wise in his own eyes.
One who sends a message by the hand of a fool
is cutting off feet and drinking violence.
Like the legs of the lame that hang loose:
so is a parable in the mouth of fools.
As one who binds a stone in a sling,
so is he who gives honor to a fool.
Like a thorn bush that goes into the hand of a drunkard,
so is a parable in the mouth of fools.

Proverbs 26 [10.] As an archer who wounds all,
so is he who hires a fool
or he who hires those who pass by.
As a dog that returns to his vomit,
so is a fool who repeats his folly.
Do you see a man wise in his own eyes?
There is more hope for a fool than for him.

The sluggard says, “There is a lion in the road!
A fierce lion roams the streets!”
As the door turns on its hinges,
so does the sluggard on his bed.

Proverbs 26 [15.] The sluggard buries his hand in the dish.
He is too lazy to bring it back to his mouth.
The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes
than seven men who answer with discretion.
Like one who grabs a dog’s ears
is one who passes by and meddles in a quarrel not his own.
Like a madman who shoots torches, arrows, and death,
is the man who deceives his neighbor and says, “Am I not joking?”


foolishness
PIB Scriptures are derived from the World English Bible