Proverbs 26:8
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New Living Translation
Honoring a fool is as foolish as tying a stone to a slingshot.

King James Bible
As he that bindeth a stone in a sling, so is he that giveth honour to a fool.

Darby Bible Translation
As a bag of gems in a stoneheap, so is he that giveth honour to a fool.

World English Bible
As one who binds a stone in a sling, so is he who gives honor to a fool.

Young's Literal Translation
As one who is binding a stone in a sling, So is he who is giving honour to a fool.

Proverbs 26:8 Parallel
Commentary
Wesley's Notes on the Bible

26:8 Bindeth - Whereby he hinders his own design of throwing the stone out of it. So - No less absurd is he that giveth to a fool that honour which he is not capable of using aright.

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