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Proverbs 26:8

As

one who binds a stone in a sling, so is he who gives honor to a fool.
Proverbs 26:8

Context

Proverbs 26 [1.] Like snow in summer, and as rain in harvest,
so honor is not fitting for a fool.
Like a fluttering sparrow,
like a darting swallow,
so the undeserved curse doesn’t come to rest.
A whip is for the horse,
a bridle for the donkey,
and a rod for the back of fools!
Don’t answer a fool according to his folly,
lest you also be like him.

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.


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PIB Scriptures are derived from the World English Bible