Proverbs Chapter 26: Wisdom of God from the Bible! Answers to Life's Questions!

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Chapter 26

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