• Proverbs 26 :1As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour is not seemly for a fool.
  • Proverbs 26 :2As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come.
  • Proverbs 26 :3A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back.
  • Proverbs 26 :4Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him.
  • Proverbs 26 :5Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.
  • Proverbs 26 :6He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool cutteth off the feet, and drinketh damage.
  • Proverbs 26 :7The legs of the lame are not equal: so is a parable in the mouth of fools.
  • Proverbs 26 :8As he that bindeth a stone in a sling, so is he that giveth honour to a fool.
  • Proverbs 26 :9As a thorn goeth up into the hand of a drunkard, so is a parable in the mouth of fools.
  • Proverbs 26 :10The great God that formed all things both rewardeth the fool, and rewardeth transgressors.
  • Proverbs 26 :11As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.
  • Proverbs 26 :12Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
  • Proverbs 26 :13The slothful man saith, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.
  • Proverbs 26 :14As the door turneth upon his hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed.
  • Proverbs 26 :15The slothful hideth his hand in his bosom; it grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth.
  • Proverbs 26 :16The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.
  • Proverbs 26 :17He that passeth by, and meddleth with strife belonging not to him, is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.
  • Proverbs 26 :18As a mad man who casteth firebrands, arrows, and death,
  • Proverbs 26 :19So is the man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am not I in sport?
  • Proverbs 26 :20Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth.
  • Proverbs 26 :21As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife.
  • Proverbs 26 :22The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.
  • Proverbs 26 :23Burning lips and a wicked heart are like a potsherd covered with silver dross.
  • Proverbs 26 :24He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, and layeth up deceit within him;
  • Proverbs 26 :25When he speaketh fair, believe him not: for there are seven abominations in his heart.
  • Proverbs 26 :26Whose hatred is covered by deceit, his wickedness shall be shewed before the whole congregation.
  • Proverbs 26 :27Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein: and he that rolleth a stone, it will return upon him.
  • Proverbs 26 :28A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.