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Proverbs 26:5

    Proverbs 26:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Answer a fool according to his folly, Lest he be wise in his own conceit.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Give a foolish man a foolish answer, or he will seem wise to himself.

    Webster's Revision

    Answer a fool according to his folly, Lest he be wise in his own conceit.

    World English Bible

    Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own eyes.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 26:5

    26:5 According - So as his folly needs and requires, convincing him strongly, reproving him sharply, and exposing him to just shame.