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