New International Version
Like an archer who wounds at random is one who hires a fool or any passer-by.
King James Bible
The great God that formed all things both rewardeth the fool, and rewardeth transgressors.
Darby Bible Translation
A master roughly worketh every one: he both hireth the fool and hireth passers-by.
World English Bible
As an archer who wounds all, so is he who hires a fool or he who hires those who pass by.
Young's Literal Translation
Great is the Former of all, And He is rewarding a fool, And is rewarding transgressors.
Proverbs 26:10 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The great God that formed all things - Or, A great man grieveth all, and he hireth the fool, he hireth also transgressors, where this verse is very differently translated. I shall add that of Coverdale: "A man of experience discerneth all thinges well: but whoso hyreth a foole, hyreth soch one as wyl take no hede." The רב rab may mean either the great God, or a great man: hence the two renderings, in the text and in the margin.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
the great or a great man grieveth all and he hireth the fool, he hireth also the transgressors.
LibraryOne Lion Two Lions no Lion at All
A sermon (No. 1670) delivered on Thursday Evening, June 8th, 1882, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "The slothful man saith, There is a lion without, I shall be slain in the streets."--Proverbs 22:13. "The slothful man saith, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets."--Proverbs 26:13. This slothful man seems to cherish that one dread of his about the lions, as if it were his favorite aversion and he felt it to be too much trouble to invent another excuse. …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Like a thornbush in a drunkard's hand is a proverb in the mouth of a fool.
As a dog returns to its vomit, so fools repeat their folly.
Jump to PreviousArcher Drunkard Flood Fool Foolish Formed Former Great Hires Master Overcome Passer-By Passers-By Passing Performeth Rewardeth Roughly Stoppeth Transgressors Worketh Wounding Wounds
Jump to NextArcher Drunkard Flood Fool Foolish Formed Former Great Hires Master Overcome Passer-By Passers-By Passing Performeth Rewardeth Roughly Stoppeth Transgressors Worketh Wounding Wounds
LinksProverbs 26:10 NIV
Proverbs 26:10 NLT
Proverbs 26:10 ESV
Proverbs 26:10 NASB
Proverbs 26:10 KJV
Proverbs 26:10 Bible Apps
Proverbs 26:10 Biblia Paralela
Proverbs 26:10 Chinese Bible
Proverbs 26:10 French Bible
Proverbs 26:10 German Bible
Proverbs 26:10 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.