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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 bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the backs of fools! NIV 3 A whip for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the backs of fools! NIV 4 Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you yourself will be just like him. NIV 4 Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you yourself will be just like him. 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 Sending a message by the hands of a fool is like cutting off one’s feet or drinking poison. NIV 6 Sending a message by the hands of a fool is like cutting off one’s feet or drinking poison. NIV 7 Like the useless legs of one who is lame is a proverb in the mouth of a fool. NIV 7 Like the useless legs of one who is lame 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 one who hires a fool or any passer-by. NIV 10 Like an archer who wounds at random is one who hires a fool or any passer-by. NIV 11 As a dog returns to its vomit, so fools repeat their folly. NIV 11 As a dog returns to its vomit, so fools repeat their folly. NIV 12 Do you see a person wise in their own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for them. NIV 12 Do you see a person wise in their own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for them. NIV 13 A sluggard says, “There’s a lion in the road, a fierce lion roaming the streets!” NIV 13 A sluggard says, “There’s 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 A sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he is too lazy to bring it back to his mouth. NIV 15 A sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he is too lazy to bring it back to his mouth. NIV 16 A sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven people who answer discreetly. NIV 16 A sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven people who answer discreetly. NIV 17 Like one who grabs a stray dog by the ears is someone who rushes into a quarrel not their own. NIV 17 Like one who grabs a stray dog by the ears is someone who rushes into a quarrel not their own. NIV 18 Like a maniac shooting flaming arrows of death NIV 18 Like a maniac shooting flaming arrows of death NIV 19 is one who deceives their neighbor and says, “I was only joking!” NIV 19 is one who deceives their neighbor and says, “I was only joking!” NIV 20 Without wood a fire goes out; without a gossip a quarrel dies down. NIV 20 Without wood a fire goes out; without a gossip a quarrel dies down. NIV 21 As charcoal to embers and as wood to fire, so is a quarrelsome person for kindling strife. NIV 21 As charcoal to embers and as wood to fire, so is a quarrelsome person for kindling strife. NIV 22 The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to the inmost parts. NIV 22 The words of a gossip are like choice morsels; they go down to the inmost parts. NIV 23 Like a coating of silver dross on earthenware are fervent lips with an evil heart. NIV 23 Like a coating of silver dross on earthenware are fervent lips with an evil heart. NIV 24 Enemies disguise themselves with their lips, but in their hearts they harbor deceit. NIV 24 Enemies disguise themselves with their lips, but in their hearts they harbor deceit. NIV 25 Though their speech is charming, do not believe them, for seven abominations fill their hearts. NIV 25 Though their speech is charming, do not believe them, for seven abominations fill their hearts. NIV 26 Their malice may be concealed by deception, but their wickedness will be exposed in the assembly. NIV 26 Their malice may be concealed by deception, but their wickedness will be exposed in the assembly. NIV 27 Whoever digs a pit will fall into it; if someone rolls a stone, it will roll back on them. NIV 27 Whoever digs a pit will fall into it; if someone rolls a stone, it will roll back on them. 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.

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