Proverbs 26:10
Good News Translation
An employer who hires any fool that comes along is only hurting everybody concerned.

Contemporary English Version
It's no smarter to shoot arrows at every passerby than it is to hire a bunch of worthless nobodies.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Judgment determineth causes: and he that putteth a fool to silence, appeaseth anger.

New American Bible
An archer wounding all who pass by is anyone who hires a drunken fool.

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Judgment determineth causes: and he that putteth a fool to silence, appeaseth anger.

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Proverbs 11:31 He that loveth correction, loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof, is foolish.

Romans 2:6 Who will render to every man according to his works.

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9As if a thorn should grow in the hand of a drunkard: so is a parable in the mouth of fools. 10Judgment determineth causes: and he that putteth a fool to silence, appeaseth anger.11As a dog that returneth to his vomit, so is the fool that repeateth his folly.…
Cross References
Proverbs 26:9
As if a thorn should grow in the hand of a drunkard: so is a parable in the mouth of fools.

Proverbs 26:11
As a dog that returneth to his vomit, so is the fool that repeateth his folly.

Additional Translations
Like an archer who wounds at random is he who hires a fool or passer-by.The great God that formed all things both rewards the fool, and rewards transgressors.

As an archer that woundeth all, So is he that hireth a fool and he that hireth them that pass by.

All the flesh of fools endures much hardship; for their fury is brought to nought.

A master roughly worketh every one: he both hireth the fool and hireth passers-by.

As an archer that woundeth all, so is he that hireth the fool and he that hireth them that pass by.

The great God that formed all things both rewardeth the fool, and rewardeth transgressors.

As an archer who wounds all, so is he who hires a fool or he who hires those who pass by.

Great is the Former of all, And He is rewarding a fool, And is rewarding transgressors.
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