Thematic Bible

Proverbs 26:1 (show verse)

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

Proverbs 26:2 (show verse)

As the sparrow in its wandering, as the swallow in its flight, so the curse causeless shall never come.

Proverbs 26:3 (show verse)

A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back.

Proverbs 26:4 (show verse)

Never answer a fool according to his folly lest thou also be like unto him.

Proverbs 26:5 (show verse)

Answer the fool showing him his folly lest he be wise in his own conceit.

Proverbs 26:6 (show verse)

He that gives responsibility to one who is not able to carry it out is like him that sends a message by the hand of a fool, and he shall drink the damage.

Proverbs 26:7 (show verse)

Like unto the way that the one who is lame walks, so is a proverb in the mouth of the fool.

Proverbs 26:8 (show verse)

As he that binds the stone in the sling, so is he that gives honour to a fool.

Proverbs 26:9 (show verse)

As thorns sunk into the hand of one who is drunk, so is a proverb in the mouth of fools.

Proverbs 26:10 (show verse)

The great God that formed all things rewards both the fool and transgressors.

Proverbs 26:11 (show verse)

As a dog returns to his vomit, so the fool returns to his folly.

Proverbs 26:12 (show verse)

Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.

Proverbs 26:13 (show verse)

The slothful man saith, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.

Proverbs 26:14 (show verse)

As the door turns upon his hinges, so does the slothful upon his bed.

Proverbs 26:15 (show verse)

The slothful hides his hand in his bosom; it grieves him to bring it again to his mouth.

Proverbs 26:16 (show verse)

The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can give him counsel.

Proverbs 26:17 (show verse)

He that passes by and meddles with strife not belonging to him is like one that takes a dog by the ears.

Proverbs 26:18 (show verse)

As a mad man who casts firebrands, arrows, and death,

Proverbs 26:19 (show verse)

so is the man that destroys his friend and says, Am I not in sport?

Proverbs 26:20 (show verse)

Where there is no wood, the fire goes out, so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceases.

Proverbs 26:21 (show verse)

Charcoal for burning coals and wood for fire, and a contentious man to kindle strife.

Proverbs 26:22 (show verse)

The words of a talebearer seem smooth, but they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

Proverbs 26:23 (show verse)

Burning lips and a wicked heart are like a potsherd covered with silver dross.

Proverbs 26:24 (show verse)

He that hates dissembles with his lips and lays up deceit within him;

Proverbs 26:25 (show verse)

when he speaks fair, do not believe him, for there are seven abominations in his heart.

Proverbs 26:26 (show verse)

Even though his hatred is covered up in the desert, his wickedness shall be showed before the whole congregation.

Proverbs 26:27 (show verse)

Whosoever digs a pit shall fall therein, and he that rolls a stone, it will return upon him.

Proverbs 26:28 (show verse)

A lying tongue hates those that are afflicted by it, and a flattering mouth works ruin.