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

Read Proverbs 26:5 Using Other Translations

Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.
Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own eyes.
Be sure to answer the foolish arguments of fools, or they will become wise in their own estimation.