Proverbs 26:2 (NIV)
2 Like a fluttering sparrow or a darting swallow,
an undeserved curse does not come to rest.
Proverbs 26:4 (NIV)
4 Do not answer a fool according to his folly,
or you yourself will be just like him.
Proverbs 26:6 (NIV)
6 Sending a message by the hands of a fool
is like cutting off one’s feet or drinking poison.
Proverbs 26:11 (NIV)
11 As a dog returns to its vomit,
so fools repeat their folly.
Proverbs 26:18–19 (NIV)
18 Like a maniac shooting
flaming arrows of death
19 is one who deceives their neighbor
and says, “I was only joking!”