Proverbs 12:24



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

The hand of the diligent will rule, But the slack hand will be put to forced labor.

King James Version

The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.

Holman Bible

The diligent hand will rule, but laziness will lead to forced labor.

International Standard Version

The diligent will take control, but the lazy will be put to forced labor.

A Conservative Version

The hand of the diligent shall bear rule, but the slothful shall be put under task work.

American Standard Version

The hand of the diligent shall bear rule; But the slothful shall be put under taskwork.

Amplified

The hand of the diligent will rule, but the slothful will be put to forced labor.

Bible in Basic English

The hand of the ready worker will have authority, but he who is slow in his work will be put to forced work.

Darby Translation

The hand of the diligent shall bear rule; but the slothful hand shall be under tribute.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the negligent shall be under tribute.

Julia Smith Translation

The hand of the active shall give dominion: and of the slothful one shall be for tribute.

King James 2000

The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be put to forced labor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The hand of the diligent ones will rule, but the lazy will belong to forced labor.

Modern King James verseion

The hand of the hard worker shall bear rule, but the lazy shall be under service.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A diligent hand shall bear rule; but the idle shall be under tribute.

NET Bible

The diligent person will rule, but the slothful will become a slave.

New Heart English Bible

The hands of the diligent ones shall rule, but laziness ends in slave labor.

New simplified Bible

The hand of the diligent will bear rule. The lazy will be under forced labor.

The Emphasized Bible

The hand of the diligent, shall hear rule, but, the indolent, shall come under tribute.

Webster

The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.

World English Bible

The hands of the diligent ones shall rule, but laziness ends in slave labor.

Youngs Literal Translation

The hand of the diligent ruleth, And slothfulness becometh tributary.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
יד 
Yad 
hand , by , consecrate , him , power , them , places , tenons , thee , coast , side ,
Usage: 1612

of the diligent
חרץ חרוּץ 
Charuwts 
Usage: 18

משׁל 
Mashal 
Usage: 81

but the slothful
רמיּה 
R@miyah 
Usage: 15

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

23 A prudent man conceals knowledge, But the heart of fools proclaims folly. 24 The hand of the diligent will rule, But the slack hand will be put to forced labor. 25 Anxiety in a man's heart weighs it down, But a good word makes it glad.



Cross References

Proverbs 10:4

Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.

Proverbs 12:27

A lazy man does not roast his prey, But the precious possession of a man is diligence.

Proverbs 13:4

The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, But the soul of the diligent is made fat.

Proverbs 21:25-26

The desire of the sluggard puts him to death, For his hands refuse to work;

Genesis 49:15

"When he saw that a resting place was good And that the land was pleasant, He bowed his shoulder to bear burdens, And became a slave at forced labor.

1 Kings 9:21

their descendants who were left after them in the land whom the sons of Israel were unable to destroy utterly, from them Solomon levied forced laborers, even to this day.

1 Kings 11:28

Now the man Jeroboam was a valiant warrior, and when Solomon saw that the young man was industrious, he appointed him over all the forced labor of the house of Joseph.

1 Kings 12:20

It came about when all Israel heard that Jeroboam had returned, that they sent and called him to the assembly and made him king over all Israel. None but the tribe of Judah followed the house of David.

Proverbs 17:2

A servant who acts wisely will rule over a son who acts shamefully, And will share in the inheritance among brothers.

Proverbs 19:15

Laziness casts into a deep sleep, And an idle man will suffer hunger.

Proverbs 22:13

The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside; I will be killed in the streets!"

Proverbs 22:29

Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will stand before kings; He will not stand before obscure men.

Proverbs 24:30-34

I passed by the field of the sluggard And by the vineyard of the man lacking sense,

Proverbs 26:13-16

The sluggard says, "There is a lion in the road! A lion is in the open square!"

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