Proverbs 26:1
Good News Translation
Praise for a fool is out of place, like snow in summer or rain at harvest time.

Contemporary English Version
Expecting snow in summer and rain in the dry season makes more sense than honoring a fool.

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

New American Bible
Like snow in summer, like rain in harvest, honor for a fool is out of place.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

As snow in summer, and rain in harvest, so glory 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 upon the Lord, and he shall send thunder and rain: and you shall know, and see that you yourselves have done a great evil in the sight of the Lord, in desiring a king over you. . . .

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Judges 9:7,20,56,57 This being told to Joatham, he went, and stood on the top of Mount Garizim: and lifting up his voice, he cried, and said: Hear me, ye men of Sichem, so may God hear you. . . .

Esther 3:1 After these things, king Assuerus advanced Aman, the son of Amadathi, who was of the race of Agag: and he set his throne above all the princes that were with him.

Esther 4:6,9 And Athach going out went to Mardochai, who was standing in the street of the city, before the palace gate: . . .

Psalm 12:8 The wicked walk round about: according to thy highness, thou hast multiplied the children of men.

Psalm 15:4 In his sight the malignant is brought to nothing: but he glorifieth them that fear the Lord. He that sweareth to his neighbour, and deceiveth not;

Ecclesiastes 10:5-7 There is an evil that I have seen under the sun, as it were by an error proceeding from the face of the prince: . . .

Context
Similitudes and Instructions
1As snow in summer, and rain in harvest, so glory is not seemly for a fool.2As a bird flying to other places, and a sparrow going here or there: so a curse uttered without cause shall come upon a man.…
Cross References
1 Samuel 12:17
Is it not wheat harvest to day? I will call upon the Lord, and he shall send thunder and rain: and you shall know, and see that you yourselves have done a great evil in the sight of the Lord, in desiring a king over you.

Proverbs 17:7
Eloquent words do not become a fool, nor lying lips a prince.

Proverbs 19:10
Delicacies are not seemly for a fool: nor for a servant to have rule over princes.

Additional Translations
Like snow in summer and rain at harvest, honor does not befit a fool.As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honor is not seemly for a fool.

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

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

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

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

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

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

As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, So honour is not comely for a fool.
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