New Living Translation
An employer who hires a fool or a bystander is like an archer who shoots at random.
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.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
26:10 Rewardeth - Will certainly give that recompence which is deserved by fools and transgressors, by such as sin either thro' ignorance, or wilfully.
A proverb in the mouth of a fool is like a thorny branch brandished by a drunk.
As a dog returns to its vomit, so a fool repeats his foolishness.
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