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Proverbs 26:1-12

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.