Proverbs 26:1
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New International Version
Like snow in summer or rain in harvest, honor is not fitting for a fool.

New Living Translation
Honor is no more associated with fools than snow with summer or rain with harvest.

English Standard Version
Like snow in summer or rain in harvest, so honor is not fitting for a fool.

New American Standard Bible
Like snow in summer and like rain in harvest, So honor is not fitting for a fool.

King James Bible
As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour is not seemly for a fool.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Like snow in summer and rain at harvest, honor is inappropriate for a fool.

International Standard Version
Like snowfall in summer or rain at harvest time, so honor is inappropriate for a fool.

NET Bible
Like snow in summer or rain in harvest, so honor is not fitting for a fool.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Like snow in summer and like rain and harvest, so is honor unbecoming for a fool.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Like snow in summertime and rain at harvest time, so honor is not right for a fool.

JPS Tanakh 1917
As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, So honour is not seemly for a fool.

New American Standard 1977
Like snow in summer and like rain in harvest,
            So honor is not fitting for a fool.

Jubilee Bible 2000
As snow in summer and as rain in harvest, so honour is not suited for a fool.

King James 2000 Bible
As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honor is not fitting for a fool.

American King James Version
As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honor is not seemly for a fool.

American Standard Version
As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, So honor is not seemly for a fool.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As snow in summer, and rain in harvest, so glory is not seemly for a fool.

Darby Bible Translation
As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour beseemeth not a fool.

English Revised Version
As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour is not seemly for a fool.

Webster's Bible Translation
As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest; so honor is not seemly for a fool.

World English Bible
Like snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honor is not fitting for a fool.

Young's Literal Translation
As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, So honour is not comely for a fool.
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
26:1 Honour is out of season to those unworthy and unfit for it.
Study Bible
Similitudes and Instructions
1Like snow in summer and like rain in harvest, So honor is not fitting for a fool. 2Like a sparrow in its flitting, like a swallow in its flying, So a curse without cause does not alight.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 12:17
"Is it not the wheat harvest today? I will call to the LORD, that He may send thunder and rain. Then you will know and see that your wickedness is great which you have done in the sight of the LORD by asking for yourselves a king."

Proverbs 17:7
Excellent speech is not fitting for a fool, Much less are lying lips to a prince.

Proverbs 19:10
Luxury is not fitting for a fool; Much less for a slave to rule over princes.
Treasury of Scripture

As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honor is not seemly for a fool.

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1 Samuel 12:17,18 Is it not wheat harvest to day? I will call to the LORD, and he shall …

Judges 9:7,20,56,57 And when they told it to Jotham, he went and stood in the top of …

Esther 3:1 After these things did king Ahasuerus promote Haman the son of Hammedatha …

Esther 4:6,9 So Hatach went forth to Mordecai to the street of the city, which …

Psalm 12:8 The wicked walk on every side, when the vilest men are exalted.

Psalm 15:4 In whose eyes a vile person is contemned; but he honors them that …

Ecclesiastes 10:5-7 There is an evil which I have seen under the sun, as an error which …

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