Proverbs 26:5
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New American Standard Bible
Answer a fool as his folly deserves, That he not be wise in his own eyes.

King James Bible
Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.

Darby Bible Translation
Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own eyes.

World English Bible
Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own eyes.

Young's Literal Translation
Answer a fool according to his folly, Lest he be wise in his own eyes.

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We 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,
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Cross References
Matthew 16:1
The Pharisees and Sadducees came up, and testing Jesus, they asked Him to show them a sign from heaven.

Matthew 21:24
Jesus said to them, "I will also ask you one thing, which if you tell Me, I will also tell you by what authority I do these things.

Romans 12:16
Be of the same mind toward one another; do not be haughty in mind, but associate with the lowly. Do not be wise in your own estimation.

Proverbs 3:7
Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the LORD and turn away from evil.

Proverbs 26:6
He cuts off his own feet and drinks violence Who sends a message by the hand of a fool.

Proverbs 26:12
Do you see a man wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Proverbs 28:11
The rich man is wise in his own eyes, But the poor who has understanding sees through him.

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