King James Version
As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.
Darby Bible Translation
As a dog turneth back to its vomit, so a fool repeateth his folly.
World English Bible
As a dog that returns to his vomit, so is a fool who repeats his folly.
Young's Literal Translation
As a dog hath returned to its vomit, A fool is repeating his folly.
Proverbs 26:11 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
returneth to his folly: Heb. iterateth his folly
As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.Proverbs 26:11 Parallel Commentaries
LibraryWe 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
2 Peter 2:22
But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire.
But when Pharaoh saw that there was respite, he hardened his heart, and hearkened not unto them; as the LORD had said.
They have stricken me, shalt thou say, and I was not sick; they have beaten me, and I felt it not: when shall I awake? I will seek it yet again.
The great God that formed all things both rewardeth the fool, and rewardeth transgressors.
Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him.
Jump to PreviousAble Acts Dog Folly Food Fool Foolish Repeateth Repeating Repeats Returneth Returns Turneth Vomit
Jump to NextAble Acts Dog Folly Food Fool Foolish Repeateth Repeating Repeats Returneth Returns Turneth Vomit
LinksProverbs 26:11 NIV
Proverbs 26:11 NLT
Proverbs 26:11 ESV
Proverbs 26:11 NASB
Proverbs 26:11 KJV
Proverbs 26:11 Bible Apps
Proverbs 26:11 Biblia Paralela
Proverbs 26:11 Chinese Bible
Proverbs 26:11 French Bible
Proverbs 26:11 German Bible
Proverbs 26:11 Commentaries