Proverbs 26:6

“He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool cutteth off the feet, and drinketh damage.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 26:6

He that sendeth a message by the hand of a foole, cutteth off the feete, and drinketh dammage.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He cuts off {his own} feet {and} drinks violence Who sends a message by the hand of a fool.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool Cutteth off `his own' feet, `and' drinketh in damage.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who sends news by the hand of a foolish man is cutting off his feet and drinking in damage.
- Basic English Bible

He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool cutteth off [his own] feet, [and] drinketh damage.
- Darby Bible

He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool cutteth off the feet, and drinketh damage.
- Webster's Bible

One who sends a message by the hand of a fool is cutting off feet and drinking violence.
- World English Bible

He is cutting off feet, he is drinking injury, Who is sending things by the hand of a fool.
- Youngs Literal Bible

He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool cutteth off his own feet, and drinketh damage.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 26:6

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 26:6


26:6 Cutteth off the feet - Of his messenger; bids one go that wants legs. Drinketh - Drinking, in scripture, frequently denotes the plentiful doing or receiving of any thing.


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