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Proverbs 26:8-10 GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Like tying a stone to a sling,
    so is giving honor to a fool.
Like a thorn stuck in a drunk’s hand,
    so is a proverb in the mouths of fools.
10 Like many people who destroy everything,
    so is one who hires fools or drifters.

GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

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Proverbs 26:8-10 New International Version (NIV)

Like tying a stone in a sling
    is the giving of honor to a fool.
Like a thornbush in a drunkard’s hand
    is a proverb in the mouth of a fool.
10 Like an archer who wounds at random
    is one who hires a fool or any passer-by.

New International Version (NIV)

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