Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.

General references

Bible References


Proverbs 6:6
Go to the ant, O sluggard,
Observe her ways and be wise,
Proverbs 30:25
The ants are not a strong people,
But they prepare their food in the summer;
Isaiah 55:6
Seek the Lord while He may be found;
Call upon Him while He is near.

A son

Proverbs 12:4
An excellent wife is the crown of her husband,
But she who shames him is like rottenness in his bones.
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 19:26
He who assaults his father and drives his mother away
Is a shameful and disgraceful son.

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Jeremiah 8:20
“Harvest is past, summer is ended,
And we are not saved.”