Proverbs 26:8

“As he that bindeth a stone in a sling, so is he that giveth honour to a fool.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 26:8

As hee that bindeth a stone in a sling; so is hee that giueth honour to a foole.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Like one who binds a stone in a sling, So is he who gives honor to a fool.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

As one that bindeth a stone in a sling, So is he that giveth honor to a fool.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Giving honour to a foolish man is like attempting to keep a stone fixed in a cord.
- Basic English Bible

As a bag of gems in a stoneheap, so is he that giveth honour to a fool.
- Darby Bible

As he that bindeth a stone in a sling, so is he that giveth honor to a fool.
- Webster's Bible

As one who binds a stone in a sling, so is he who gives honor to a fool.
- World English Bible

As one who is binding a stone in a sling, So [is] he who is giving honour to a fool.
- Youngs Literal Bible

As a small stone in a heap of stones, so is he that giveth honour to a fool.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 26:8

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 26:8


26:8 Bindeth - Whereby he hinders his own design of throwing the stone out of it. So - No less absurd is he that giveth to a fool that honour which he is not capable of using aright.


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