4 Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you yourself will be just like him.

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5 Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes.

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6 Sending a message by the hands of a fool is like cutting off one’s feet or drinking poison.

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7 Like the useless legs of one who is lame is a proverb in the mouth of a fool.

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8 Like tying a stone in a sling is the giving of honor to a fool.

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      9 Like a thornbush in a drunkard’s hand is a proverb in the mouth of a fool.

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          10 Like an archer who wounds at random is one who hires a fool or any passer-by.
          11 As a dog returns to its vomit, so fools repeat their folly.

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          12 Do you see a person wise in their own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for them.

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          13 A sluggard says, “There’s a lion in the road, a fierce lion roaming the streets!”

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          14 As a door turns on its hinges, so a sluggard turns on his bed.

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