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Mind Your Own Bee’s Wax – Proverbs 26:17

Mind Your Own Bee’s Wax
Proverbs 26:17 (NIV)

17 Like one who grabs a stray dog by the ears
is someone who rushes into a quarrel not their own.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Avoid injury by avoiding conflicts not your own.

#one #grabs #stray dog #ears #someone #rushes #quarrel #stray #dog

Sluggards Overestimate Their Wisdom – Proverbs 26:16

Sluggards Overestimate Their Wisdom
Proverbs 26:16 (NIV)

16 A sluggard is wiser in his own eyes
than seven people who answer discreetly.

Proverbs Club Commentary

To be credible,
the idler must learn to respond sensibly.

#sluggard #wiser #his own eyes #seven people #answer discreetly #eyes #people #answer #discreetly

The Sluggard And His Meal – Proverbs 26:15

The Sluggard And His Meal
Proverbs 26:15 (NIV)

15 A sluggard buries his hand in the dish;
he is too lazy to bring it back to his mouth.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The fainéant is too lazy to eat.
Hyperbole, but point taken.

No Excuse To Oversleep – Proverbs 26:13-14

No Excuse To Oversleep
Proverbs 26:13-14 (NIV)

13 A sluggard says, “There’s a lion in the road,
a fierce lion roaming the streets!”

14 As a door turns on its hinges,
so a sluggard turns on his bed.

Proverbs Club Commentary

The old “Lion In The Streets” excuse.
A door has a purpose to use the hinges.
An idler wastes his life loitering in bed.

Don’t Be A Wise Guy – Proverbs 26:12

Don’t Be A Wise Guy
Proverbs 26:12 (NIV)

12 Do you see a person wise in their own eyes?
There is more hope for a fool than for them.

Proverbs Club Commentary

Only a fool thinks himself wise.
“Humility And How I Attained It”
by Pastor C.