King James Version
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
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
bindeth...: or, putteth a precious stone in an heap of stones
As he that bindeth a stone in a sling, so is he that giveth honour to a fool.Proverbs 26:8 Parallel Commentaries
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