Honor is not seemly for a foolAnswer not a fool according to his follyWhere there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth.
AS snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so ahonour is not seemly for a fool.
As the bird by wandering, as the swallow by flying, so the curse causeless shall not come.
A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fools back.
Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him.
aAnswer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his bown conceit.
He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool cutteth off the feet, and drinketh adamage.
The legs of the lame are not equal: so is a parable in the mouth of fools.
As he that bindeth a stone in a sling, so is he that giveth honour to a fool.
As a thorn goeth up into the hand of a drunkard, so is a parable in the mouth of fools.
The great God that formed all things both arewardeth the fool, and rewardeth transgressors.
As a dog returneth to his avomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.
Seest thou a man wise in his own aconceit? there is more hope of a bfool than of him.
The aslothful man saith, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.
As the door turneth upon his hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed.
The slothful hideth his hand in his bosom; it grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth.
The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.
He that passeth by, and meddleth with strife belonging not to him, is like one that ataketh a dog by the ears.
As a mad man who casteth firebrands, arrows, and death,
So is the man that adeceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am not I in sport?
Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is no atalebearer, the bstrife ceaseth.
As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a acontentious man to kindle strife.
The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.
Burning lips and a wicked heart are like a apotsherd covered with silver dross.
He that ahateth dissembleth with his lips, and layeth up bdeceit within him;
When he aspeaketh fair, believe him not: for there are seven abominations in his heart.
Whose hatred is covered by deceit, his wickedness shall be ashewed before the whole congregation.
Whoso diggeth a apit shall fall therein: and he that rolleth a stone, it will return upon him.
A alying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a bflattering mouth worketh ruin.