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Proverbs 26

NIV 1 Like snow in summer or rain in harvest, honor is not fitting for a fool. NIV 1 Like snow in summer or rain in harvest, honor is not fitting for a fool. NIV 2 Like a fluttering sparrow or a darting swallow, an undeserved curse does not come to rest. NIV 2 Like a fluttering sparrow or a darting swallow, an undeserved curse does not come to rest. NIV 3 A whip for the horse, a halter for the donkey, and a rod for the backs of fools! NIV 3 A whip for the horse, a halter for the donkey, and a rod for the backs of fools! NIV 4 Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you will be like him yourself. NIV 4 Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you will be like him yourself. NIV 5 Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes. NIV 5 Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes. NIV 6 Like cutting off one's feet or drinking violence is the sending of a message by the hand of a fool. NIV 6 Like cutting off one's feet or drinking violence is the sending of a message by the hand of a fool. NIV 7 Like a lame man's legs that hang limp is a proverb in the mouth of a fool. NIV 7 Like a lame man's legs that hang limp is a proverb in the mouth of a fool. NIV 8 Like tying a stone in a sling is the giving of honor to a fool. NIV 8 Like tying a stone in a sling is the giving of honor to a fool. NIV 9 Like a thornbush in a drunkard's hand is a proverb in the mouth of a fool. NIV 9 Like a thornbush in a drunkard's hand is a proverb in the mouth of a fool. NIV 10 Like an archer who wounds at random is he who hires a fool or any passer-by. NIV 10 Like an archer who wounds at random is he who hires a fool or any passer-by. NIV 11 As a dog returns to its vomit, so a fool repeats his folly. NIV 11 As a dog returns to its vomit, so a fool repeats his folly. NIV 12 Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him. NIV 12 Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him. NIV 13 The sluggard says, "There is a lion in the road, a fierce lion roaming the streets!" NIV 13 The sluggard says, "There is a lion in the road, a fierce lion roaming the streets!" NIV 14 As a door turns on its hinges, so a sluggard turns on his bed. NIV 14 As a door turns on its hinges, so a sluggard turns on his bed. NIV 15 The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he is too lazy to bring it back to his mouth. NIV 15 The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he is too lazy to bring it back to his mouth. NIV 16 The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven men who answer discreetly. NIV 16 The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven men who answer discreetly. NIV 17 Like one who seizes a dog by the ears is a passer-by who meddles in a quarrel not his own. NIV 17 Like one who seizes a dog by the ears is a passer-by who meddles in a quarrel not his own. NIV 18 Like a madman shooting firebrands or deadly arrows NIV 18 Like a madman shooting firebrands or deadly arrows NIV 19 is a man who deceives his neighbor and says, "I was only joking!" NIV 19 is a man who deceives his neighbor and says, "I was only joking!" NIV 20 Without wood a fire goes out; without gossip a quarrel dies down. NIV 20 Without wood a fire goes out; without gossip a quarrel dies down. NIV 21 As charcoal to embers and as wood to fire, so is a quarrelsome man for kindling strife. NIV 21 As charcoal to embers and as wood to fire, so is a quarrelsome man for kindling strife. NIV 22 The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to a man's inmost parts. NIV 22 The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to a man's inmost parts. NIV 23 Like a coating of glaze over earthenware are fervent lips with an evil heart. NIV 23 Like a coating of glaze over earthenware are fervent lips with an evil heart. NIV 24 A malicious man disguises himself with his lips, but in his heart he harbors deceit. NIV 24 A malicious man disguises himself with his lips, but in his heart he harbors deceit. NIV 25 Though his speech is charming, do not believe him, for seven abominations fill his heart. NIV 25 Though his speech is charming, do not believe him, for seven abominations fill his heart. NIV 26 His malice may be concealed by deception, but his wickedness will be exposed in the assembly. NIV 26 His malice may be concealed by deception, but his wickedness will be exposed in the assembly. NIV 27 If a man digs a pit, he will fall into it; if a man rolls a stone, it will roll back on him. NIV 27 If a man digs a pit, he will fall into it; if a man rolls a stone, it will roll back on him. NIV 28 A lying tongue hates those it hurts, and a flattering mouth works ruin. NIV 28 A lying tongue hates those it hurts, and a flattering mouth works ruin.