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Proverbs 26 :: King James Version (KJV)

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Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:1 - As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour is not seemly for a fool.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:2 - As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:3 - A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:4 - Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:5 - Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:6 - He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool cutteth off the feet, and drinketh damage.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:7 - The legs of the lame are not equal: so is a parable in the mouth of fools.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:8 - As he that bindeth a stone in a sling, so is he that giveth honour to a fool.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:9 - As a thorn goeth up into the hand of a drunkard, so is a parable in the mouth of fools.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:10 - The great God that formed all things both rewardeth the fool, and rewardeth transgressors.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:11 - As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:12 - Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:13 - The slothful man saith, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:14 - As the door turneth upon his hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:15 - The slothful hideth his hand in his bosom; it grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:16 - The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:17 - He that passeth by, and meddleth with strife belonging not to him, is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:18 - As a mad man who casteth firebrands, arrows, and death,

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:19 - So is the man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am not I in sport?

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:20 - Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:21 - As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:22 - The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:23 - Burning lips and a wicked heart are like a potsherd covered with silver dross.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:24 - He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, and layeth up deceit within him;

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:25 - When he speaketh fair, believe him not: for there are seven abominations in his heart.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:26 - Whose hatred is covered by deceit, his wickedness shall be shewed before the whole congregation.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:27 - Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein: and he that rolleth a stone, it will return upon him.

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 26:28 - A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.
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