King James Version
As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour is not seemly for a fool.
Darby Bible Translation
As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour beseemeth not 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.
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CommentaryGeneva Study Bible
As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, so honour is not seemly for a fool.Proverbs 26:1 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryWe Shall not be Curious in the Ranking of the Duties in which Christian Love...
We shall not be curious in the ranking of the duties in which Christian love should exercise itself. All the commandments of the second table are but branches of it: they might be reduced all to the works of righteousness and of mercy. But truly these are interwoven through other. Though mercy uses to be restricted to the showing of compassion upon men in misery, yet there is a righteousness in that mercy, and there is mercy in the most part of the acts of righteousness, as in not judging rashly, …
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1 Samuel 12:17
Is it not wheat harvest to day? I will call unto the LORD, and he shall send thunder and rain; that ye may perceive and see that your wickedness is great, which ye have done in the sight of the LORD, in asking you a king.
Excellent speech becometh not a fool: much less do lying lips a prince.
Delight is not seemly for a fool; much less for a servant to have rule over princes.
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