Proverbs 20:13



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Do not love sleep, or you will become poor; Open your eyes, and you will be satisfied with food.

King James Version

Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

International Standard Version

Do not love sleep or you'll become poor, keep your eyes open and you'll have plenty of food.

A Conservative Version

Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty. Open thine eyes, [and] thou shall be satisfied with bread.

American Standard Version

Love not sleep, let thou come to poverty; Open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

Amplified

Love not sleep, lest you come to poverty; open your eyes and you will be satisfied with bread.

Bible in Basic English

Do not be a lover of sleep, or you will become poor: keep your eyes open, and you will have bread enough.

Darby Translation

Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

Holman Bible

Don't love sleep, or you will become poor; open your eyes, and you'll have enough to eat.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Do not love sleep lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

Julia Smith Translation

Thou shalt not love sleep lest thou shalt be dispossessed: open wide thine eyes, being filled with bread.

King James 2000

Love not sleep, lest you come to poverty; open your eyes, and you shall be satisfied with bread.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Do not love sleep, lest you become poor; open your eyes [and] have plenty bread.

Modern King James verseion

Do not love sleep, lest you come to poverty; open your eyes and you shall be satisfied with bread.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Delight not thou in sleep, lest thou come to poverty; but open thine eyes, and thou shalt have bread enough.

NET Bible

Do not love sleep, lest you become impoverished; open your eyes so that you might be satisfied with food.

New Heart English Bible

Do not love sleep, lest you come to poverty. Open your eyes, and you shall be satisfied with bread.

New simplified Bible

Do not love sleep or you will come to poverty. Open your eyes and be satisfied with bread.

The Emphasized Bible

Do not love sleep, lest thou come to poverty, open thine eyes, be satisfied with bread.

Webster

Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thy eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

World English Bible

Don't love sleep, lest you come to poverty. Open your eyes, and you shall be satisfied with bread.

Youngs Literal Translation

Love not sleep, lest thou become poor, Open thine eyes -- be satisfied with bread.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
אהב אהב 
'ahab 
Usage: 212

not sleep
שׁנא שׁנה 
Shehah 
Usage: 23

lest thou come to poverty
ירשׁ ירשׁ 
Yarash 
Usage: 231

פּקח 
Paqach 
Usage: 20

עין 
`ayin 
Usage: 372

and thou shalt be satisfied
שׂבע שׂבע 
Saba` 
Usage: 98

Context Readings

Foolproof Instructions

12 The hearing ear and the seeing eye, The LORD has made both of them. 13 Do not love sleep, or you will become poor; Open your eyes, and you will be satisfied with food. 14 "Bad, bad," says the buyer, But when he goes his way, then he boasts.



Cross References

Proverbs 19:15

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

Proverbs 6:9-11

How long will you lie down, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?

Proverbs 12:11

He who tills his land will have plenty of bread, But he who pursues worthless things lacks sense.

Romans 12:11

not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord;

Proverbs 10:4

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

Proverbs 13:4

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

Proverbs 24:30-34

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

Jonah 1:6

So the captain approached him and said, "How is it that you are sleeping? Get up, call on your god Perhaps your god will be concerned about us so that we will not perish."

Romans 13:11

Do this, knowing the time, that it is already the hour for you to awaken from sleep; for now salvation is nearer to us than when we believed.

1 Corinthians 15:34

Become sober-minded as you ought, and stop sinning; for some have no knowledge of God I speak this to your shame.

Ephesians 5:14

For this reason it says, "Awake, sleeper, And arise from the dead, And Christ will shine on you."

2 Thessalonians 3:10

For even when we were with you, we used to give you this order: if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either.

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