Proverbs 26:1



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Like snow in summer and like rain in harvest, So honor is not fitting for a fool.

King James Version

As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour is not seemly for a fool.

Holman Bible

Like snow in summer and rain at harvest, honor is inappropriate for a fool.

International Standard Version

Like snowfall in summer or rain at harvest time, so honor is inappropriate for a fool.

A Conservative Version

As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honor is not seemly for a fool.

American Standard Version

As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, So honor is not seemly for a fool.

Amplified

Like snow in summer and like rain in harvest, so honor is not fitting for a [self-confident] fool.

Bible in Basic English

Like snow in summer and rain when the grain is being cut, so honour is not natural for the foolish.

Darby Translation

As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour beseemeth not a fool.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

As snow in summer and as rain in harvest, so honour is not suited for a fool.

Julia Smith Translation

As snow in summer and as rain in harvest., so honor not becoming to the foolish one.

King James 2000

As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honor is not fitting for a fool.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Like snow in the summer and like rain at the harvest, so honor is not fitting for a fool.

Modern King James verseion

As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honor is not becoming for a fool.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Like as snow is not mete in summer, nor rain in harvest; even so is worship unseemly for a fool.

NET Bible

Like snow in summer or rain in harvest, so honor is not fitting for a fool.

New Heart English Bible

Like snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honor is not fitting for a fool.

New simplified Bible

Like snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honor does not become a fool.

The Emphasized Bible

As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so, unbecoming to a dullard is honour.

Webster

As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest; so honor is not seemly for a fool.

World English Bible

Like snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honor is not fitting for a fool.

Youngs Literal Translation

As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, So honour is not comely for a fool.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
As snow
שׁלג 
Sheleg 
Usage: 20

in summer
קיץ 
Qayits 
Usage: 20

and as rain
מטר 
Matar 
Usage: 38

קציר 
Qatsiyr 
Usage: 54

so honour
כּבד כּבוד 
Kabowd 
Usage: 200

is not seemly
נאוה 
Na'veh 
Usage: 10

References

Hastings

Smith

Context Readings

All About Fools

1 Like snow in summer and like rain in harvest, So honor is not fitting for a fool. 2 Like a sparrow in its flitting, like a swallow in its flying, So a curse without cause does not alight.



Cross References

Judges 9:7

Now when they told Jotham, he went and stood on the top of Mount Gerizim, and lifted his voice and called out. Thus he said to them, "Listen to me, O men of Shechem, that God may listen to you.

Judges 9:20

"But if not, let fire come out from Abimelech and consume the men of Shechem and Beth-millo; and let fire come out from the men of Shechem and from Beth-millo, and consume Abimelech."

Judges 9:56-57

Thus God repaid the wickedness of Abimelech, which he had done to his father in killing his seventy brothers.

1 Samuel 12:17-18

"Is it not the wheat harvest today? I will call to the LORD, that He may send thunder and rain Then you will know and see that your wickedness is great which you have done in the sight of the LORD by asking for yourselves a king."

Esther 3:1-15

After these events King Ahasuerus promoted Haman, the son of Hammedatha the Agagite, and advanced him and established his authority over all the princes who were with him.

Esther 4:6

So Hathach went out to Mordecai to the city square in front of the king's gate.

Esther 4:9

Hathach came back and related Mordecai's words to Esther.

Psalm 12:8

The wicked strut about on every side When vileness is exalted among the sons of men.

Psalm 15:4

In whose eyes a reprobate is despised, But who honors those who fear the LORD; He swears to his own hurt and does not change;

Psalm 52:1

Why do you boast in evil, O mighty man? The lovingkindness of God endures all day long.

Proverbs 17:7

Excellent speech is not fitting for a fool, Much less are lying lips to a prince.

Proverbs 19:10

Luxury is not fitting for a fool; Much less for a slave to rule over princes.

Proverbs 26:3

A whip is for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, And a rod for the back of fools.

Proverbs 26:8

Like one who binds a stone in a sling, So is he who gives honor to a fool.

Proverbs 28:16

A leader who is a great oppressor lacks understanding, But he who hates unjust gain will prolong his days.

Ecclesiastes 10:5-7

There is an evil I have seen under the sun, like an error which goes forth from the ruler--



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