Funny Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you be like him yourself.2013-03-035Comments by Carrie Hunter I think this video encapsulates the proverb quite well. “Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you be like him yourself.” – Proverbs 26:4 Share this:TweetLike this:Like Loading... You Might Also Like Carrie Hunter 5 replies to "Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest you be like him yourself." anonymous 2013-03-04 funny, but not really since so true how long, O naive ones… will scoffers delight themselves in scoffing and fools hate knowledge? Prov 1:22b He who walks with wise men will be wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm. Prov 13:20 Do not be deceived: bad company corrupts good morals.1 Cor 15:33 Reply C Barton 2013-03-04 My take on that has been that if you are drawn into a discussion or argument that is based on illogical or fantastic thinking, you begin to think and argue illogically. Try arguing that if the Earth is flat, the edges MUST be square, not round. See? Also, answer according to a fool’s argument, lest he be wise in his own eyes. Jesus did this quite well. When asked why His disciples don’t wash their hands, Jesus asked the Pharisees why they don’t wash their hearts. Ouch! And lastly, Balaam’s donkey: “Hey Balaam, in all the years you’ve owned me, have I ever acted like this? Then maybe you should pay attention!” Reply Dallas 2013-03-04 LOL; Sadly, though, many in the real world carry on like that third cow. Reply david carlson 2013-03-04 I was going to argue with you, but then I took your advice…. (I kid, I kid!) Reply theoldadam 2013-03-04 We want to believe that which we want to believe. Even though it will certainly kill us. That’s why we need to hear the Word…over and over and over and over…until the day we die. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.