Proverbs 26 New International Version (NIV)
26 Like snow in summer or rain in harvest,
13 A sluggard says, “There’s a lion in the road,
17 Like one who grabs a stray dog by the ears
18 Like a maniac shooting
20 Without wood a fire goes out;
23 Like a coating of silver dross on earthenware
Proverbs 26 New King James Version (NKJV)
Honor Is Not Fitting for a Fool
26 As snow in summer and rain in harvest,
2 Like a flitting sparrow, like a flying swallow,
3 A whip for the horse,
13 The lazy man says, “There is a lion in the road!
17 He who passes by and meddles in a quarrel not his own
18 Like a madman who throws firebrands, arrows, and death,
20 Where there is no wood, the fire goes out;
23 Fervent lips with a wicked heart
24 He who hates, disguises it with his lips,
27 Whoever digs a pit will fall into it,
28 A lying tongue hates those who are crushed by it,
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