Proverbs 26:6
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New Living Translation
Trusting a fool to convey a message is like cutting off one's feet or drinking poison!

King James Bible
He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool cutteth off the feet, and drinketh damage.

Darby Bible Translation
He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool cutteth off his own feet, and drinketh damage.

World English Bible
One who sends a message by the hand of a fool is cutting off feet and drinking violence.

Young's Literal Translation
He is cutting off feet, he is drinking injury, Who is sending things by the hand of a fool.

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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

26:6 Cutteth off the feet - Of his messenger; bids one go that wants legs. Drinketh - Drinking, in scripture, frequently denotes the plentiful doing or receiving of any thing.

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