- As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour beseemeth not a fool.
- As the sparrow for flitting about, as the swallow for flying, so a curse undeserved shall not come.
- A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the back of fools.
- Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him.
- Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own eyes.
- He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool cutteth off [his own] feet, [and] drinketh damage.
- The legs of the lame hang loose; so is a proverb in the mouth of fools.
- As a bag of gems in a stoneheap, so is he that giveth honour to a fool.
- [As] a thorn goeth up into the hand of a drunkard, so is a proverb in the mouth of fools.
- A master roughly worketh every one: he both hireth the fool and hireth passers-by.
- As a dog turneth back to its vomit, [so] a fool repeateth his folly.
- Hast thou seen a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope of a fool than of him.
- The sluggard saith, There is a fierce lion in the way; a lion is in the midst of the streets!
- [As] the door turneth upon its hinges, so the sluggard upon his bed.
- The sluggard burieth his hand in the dish: it wearieth him to bring it again to his mouth.
- A sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven [men] that answer discreetly.
- He that passing by vexeth himself with strife belonging not to him, is [like] one that taketh a dog by the ears.
- As a madman who casteth firebrands, arrows, and death,
- so is a man that deceiveth his neighbour, and saith, Am I not in sport?
- Where no wood is, the fire goeth out; and where there is no talebearer, the contention ceaseth.
- [As] coals for hot coals, and wood for fire, so is a contentious man to inflame strife.
- The words of a talebearer are as dainty morsels, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.
- Ardent lips, and a wicked heart, are [as] an earthen vessel overlaid with silver dross.
- He that hateth dissembleth with his lips, but he layeth up deceit within him:
- when his voice is gracious, believe him not, for there are seven abominations in his heart.
- Though [his] hatred is covered by dissimulation, his wickedness shall be made manifest in the congregation.
- Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein; and he that rolleth a stone, it shall return upon him.
- A lying tongue hateth those that are injured by it, and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.
Proverbs Chapter 26 (Darby Translation)