Like the useless legs of one who is lame is a proverb in the mouth of a fool.
References for Proverbs 26:7
Like tying a stone in a sling is the giving of honor to a fool.
References for Proverbs 26:8
Like a thornbush in a drunkard’s hand is a proverb in the mouth of a fool.
References for Proverbs 26:9
Like an archer who wounds at random is one who hires a fool or any passer-by.
As a dog returns to its vomit, so fools repeat their folly.
References for Proverbs 26:11
Do you see a person wise in their own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for them.
References for Proverbs 26:12
A sluggard says, “There’s a lion in the road, a fierce lion roaming the streets!”
References for Proverbs 26:13
As a door turns on its hinges, so a sluggard turns on his bed.
References for Proverbs 26:14
A sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he is too lazy to bring it back to his mouth.
References for Proverbs 26:15
A sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven people who answer discreetly.
Like one who grabs a stray dog by the ears is someone who rushes into a quarrel not their own.