Proverbs 26 :5

Proverbs 26 :5 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

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

King James Version (KJV)

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.

Definitions for Proverbs 26 :5

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 26 :5

Barnes' Commentary on Proverbs 26 :5

Wesley's Commentary 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.
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