Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he become wise in his own eyes.
Cross ReferencesMatthew 16:1
Then the Pharisees and Sadducees came and tested Jesus by asking Him to show them a sign from heaven.
"I will also ask you one question," Jesus replied, "and if you answer Me, I will tell you by what authority I am doing these things.
Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but enjoy the company of the lowly. Do not be conceited.
Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the LORD and turn away from evil.
Like cutting off one's own feet or drinking violence is the sending of a message by the hand of a fool.
Do you see a man who is wise in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
A rich man is wise in his own eyes, but a poor man with discernment sees through him.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Kings 22:24-28
Jeremiah 36:17, 18
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