Proverbs 26:5-15 NIV

5 Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes.1

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6 Like cutting off one's feet or drinking violence is the sending of a message by the hand of a fool.2

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7 Like a lame man's legs that hang limp is a proverb in the mouth of a fool.3

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8 Like tying a stone in a sling is the giving of honor to a fool.4

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      9 Like a thornbush in a drunkard's hand is a proverb in the mouth of a fool.5

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          10 Like an archer who wounds at random is he who hires a fool or any passer-by.
          11 As a dog returns to its vomit,6 so a fool repeats his folly.7

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          12 Do you see a man wise in his own eyes?8 There is more hope for a fool than for him.9

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          13 The sluggard says,10 "There is a lion in the road, a fierce lion roaming the streets!"11

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          14 As a door turns on its hinges, so a sluggard turns on his bed.12

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          15 The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he is too lazy to bring it back to his mouth.13

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