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A whip for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the backs of fools!
King James Bible
A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back.
American Standard Version
A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, And a rod for the back of fools.
Young's Literal Translation
A whip is for a horse, a bridle for an ass, And a rod for the back of fools.
Proverbs 26:3 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
A whip for the horse - Correction is as suitable to a fool, as a whip is for a horse, or a bridle for an ass.
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Proverbs 10:13 In the lips of him that has understanding wisdom is found: but a rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding.
Proverbs 17:10 A reproof enters more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool.
Proverbs 19:25 Smite a scorner, and the simple will beware: and reprove one that has understanding, and he will understand knowledge.
Proverbs 27:22 Though you should bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.
Judges 8:5-7 And he said to the men of Succoth, Give, I pray you, loaves of bread to the people that follow me; for they be faint...
Psalm 32:9 Be you not as the horse, or as the mule, which have no understanding: whose mouth must be held in with bit and bridle...
1 Corinthians 4:21 What will you? shall I come to you with a rod, or in love, and in the spirit of meekness?
2 Corinthians 10:6 And having in a readiness to revenge all disobedience, when your obedience is fulfilled.
2 Corinthians 13:2 I told you before, and foretell you, as if I were present, the second time...
Proverbs 26:3 Parallel CommentariesAss Backs Bridle Donkey Foolish Fools Fool's Horse Rod WhipAss Backs Bridle Donkey Foolish Fools Fool's Horse Rod WhipTHE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.
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Psalm 32:9 Do not be like the horse or the mule, which have no understanding but must be controlled by bit and bridle or they will not come to you.
Proverbs 10:13 Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning, but a rod is for the back of one who has no sense.
Proverbs 19:29 Penalties are prepared for mockers, and beatings for the backs of fools.