Proverbs 21:25



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.

Holman Bible

A slacker's craving will kill him because his hands refuse to work.

International Standard Version

What the lazy person craves will kill him, because his hands refuse to work.

A Conservative Version

The desire of the sluggard kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.

American Standard Version

The desire of the sluggard killeth him; For his hands refuse to labor.

Amplified

The desire of the slothful kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.

Bible in Basic English

The desire of the hater of work is death to him, for his hands will do no work.

Darby Translation

The desire of the sluggard killeth him; for his hands refuse to work:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The desire of the slothful kills him; for his hands refuse to labour.

Julia Smith Translation

The desire of the slothful shall kill him, for his hands refused to work,

King James 2000

The desire of the slothful kills him; for his hands refuse to labor.

Lexham Expanded Bible

The craving of a lazy person will kill him, for his hands refuse to work.

Modern King James verseion

The desire of the lazy man kills him, for his hands have refused to work.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

The voluptuousness of the slothful is his own death, for his hands will not labour.

NET Bible

What the sluggard desires will kill him, for his hands refuse to work.

New Heart English Bible

The desire of the sluggard kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.

New simplified Bible

The desire of the lazy killed him for his hands refuse to work.

The Emphasized Bible

The craving of the sluggard, killeth him, for his hands have refused to work.

Webster

The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labor.

World English Bible

The desire of the sluggard kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.

Youngs Literal Translation

The desire of the slothful slayeth him, For his hands have refused to work.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
תּאוה 
Ta'avah 
Usage: 20

of the slothful
עצל 
`atsel 
Usage: 14

מוּת 
Muwth 
die , dead , slay , death , surely , kill , dead man , dead body , in no wise ,
Usage: 839

יד 
Yad 
hand , by , consecrate , him , power , them , places , tenons , thee , coast , side ,
Usage: 1612

מאן 
Ma'en 
Usage: 41

Context Readings

Proverbs Of Solomon

24 "Proud," "Haughty," "Scoffer," are his names, Who acts with insolent pride. 25 The desire of the sluggard puts him to death, For his hands refuse to work; 26 All day long he is craving, While the righteous gives and does not hold back.



Cross References

Proverbs 13:4

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

Proverbs 6:6-11

Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise,

Proverbs 12:24

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

Proverbs 12:27

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

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the lazy is as a hedge of thorns, But the path of the upright is a highway.

Proverbs 19:24

The sluggard buries his hand in the dish, But will not even bring it back to his mouth.

Proverbs 20:4

The sluggard does not plow after the autumn, So he begs during the harvest and has nothing.

Proverbs 22:13

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

Proverbs 24:30-34

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

Proverbs 26:13

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

Proverbs 26:16

The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes Than seven men who can give a discreet answer.

Matthew 25:26

"But his master answered and said to him, 'You wicked, lazy slave, you knew that I reap where I did not sow and gather where I scattered no seed.

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