Proverbs 6:6



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:

International Standard Version

Go to the ant, you lazy man! Observe its ways and become wise.

A Conservative Version

Go to the ant, thou sluggard. Consider her ways, and be wise.

American Standard Version

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; Consider her ways, and be wise:

Amplified

Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider her ways and be wise! -- "

Bible in Basic English

Go to the ant, you hater of work; give thought to her ways and be wise:

Darby Translation

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways and be wise:

Holman Bible

Go to the ant, you slacker! Observe its ways and become wise.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise,

Julia Smith Translation

Go to the ant, thou slothful one; see her ways, and be wise:

King James 2000

Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Go to the ant, lazy! Consider its ways and be wise.

Modern King James verseion

Go to the ant, sluggard; consider her ways and be wise;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Go to the Emmet, thou sluggard: consider her ways, and learn to be wise.

NET Bible

Go to the ant, you sluggard; observe its ways and be wise!

New Heart English Bible

Go to the ant, you sluggard. Consider her ways, and be wise;

New simplified Bible

Go to the ant, you lazy person. Consider her ways and be wise!

The Emphasized Bible

Go to the ant, thou sluggard, observe her ways, and be wise;

Webster

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:

World English Bible

Go to the ant, you sluggard. Consider her ways, and be wise;

Youngs Literal Translation

Go unto the ant, O slothful one, See her ways and be wise;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Go
ילך 
Yalak 
go , walk , come , depart , ...away , follow , get , lead , brought , carry , bring ,
Usage: 0

to the ant
נמלה 
N@malah 
Usage: 2

thou sluggard
עצל 
`atsel 
Usage: 14

ראה 
Ra'ah 
Usage: 1308

דּרך 
Derek 
Usage: 704

References

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Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Context Readings

Against Sloth

5 Deliver yourself like a gazelle from the hunter's hand And like a bird from the hand of the fowler. 6 Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise, 7 Which, having no chief, Officer or ruler,


Cross References

Proverbs 10:26

Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, So is the lazy one to those who send him.

Proverbs 20:4

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

Proverbs 6:9

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

Proverbs 13:4

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

Job 12:7-8

"But now ask the beasts, and let them teach you; And the birds of the heavens, and let them tell you.

Proverbs 1:17

Indeed, it is useless to spread the baited net In the sight of any bird;

Proverbs 15:19

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

Proverbs 18:9

He also who is slack in his work Is brother to him who destroys.

Proverbs 19:15

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

Proverbs 19:24

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

Proverbs 21:25

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

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 26:13-16

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

Proverbs 30:25

The ants are not a strong people, But they prepare their food in the summer;

Isaiah 1:3

"An ox knows its owner, And a donkey its master's manger, But Israel does not know, My people do not understand."

Matthew 6:26

"Look at the birds of the air, that they do not sow, nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth much more than they?

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.

Romans 12:11

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

Hebrews 6:12

so that you will not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

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