Proverbs 26:4 (ESV)
4 Answer not a fool according to his folly,
lest you be like him yourself.
Proverbs 26:7 (ESV)
7 Like a lame man’s legs, which hang useless,
is a proverb in the mouth of fools.
Proverbs 26:16–17 (ESV)
16 The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes
than seven men who can answer sensibly.
17 Whoever meddles in a quarrel not his own
is like one who takes a passing dog by the ears.
Proverbs 26:18–19 (ESV)
18 Like a madman who throws firebrands, arrows, and death
19 is the man who deceives his neighbor
and says, “I am only joking!”
Proverbs 26:24–26 (ESV)
24 Whoever hates disguises himself with his lips
and harbors deceit in his heart;
25 when he speaks graciously, believe him not,
for there are seven abominations in his heart;
26 though his hatred be covered with deception,
his wickedness will be exposed in the assembly.