Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For the heavy drinker and the glutton will come to poverty, And drowsiness will clothe one with rags.

King James Version

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

Holman Bible

For the drunkard and the glutton will become poor,
and grogginess will clothe them in rags.

International Standard Version

because drunks and gluttons tend to become poor, and drowsiness will clothe them in rags.

American Standard Version

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty; And drowsiness will clothe a man with rags.

Amplified

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty, and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

Bible in Basic English

For those who take delight in drink and feasting will come to be in need; and through love of sleep a man will be poorly clothed

Darby Translation

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty; and drowsiness clotheth with rags.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

for the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty, and drowsiness shall cause them to wear rags.

Julia Smith Translation

For the drunkard and the squanderer shall be dispossessed: and slumber shall clothe with rags.

King James 2000

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the drunkard and gluttonous, they will become poor, and [with] rags, drowsiness will clothe them

Modern King James verseion

for the drunkard and the glutton lose all, and sleepiness shall clothe a man with rags.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

for such as be drunkards and riotous shall come to poverty, and he that is given to much sleep, shall go with a ragged coat.

NET Bible

because drunkards and gluttons become impoverished, and drowsiness clothes them with rags.

New Heart English Bible

for the drunkard and the glutton shall become poor; and drowsiness clothes them in rags.

The Emphasized Bible

For, the tippler and the glutton, shall come to poverty, and, rags, shall Slumber put on!

Webster

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

World English Bible

for the drunkard and the glutton shall become poor; and drowsiness clothes them in rags.

Youngs Literal Translation

For the quaffer and glutton become poor, And drowsiness clotheth with rags.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
סבא 
Caba' 
Usage: 5

and the glutton
זלל 
Zalal 
Usage: 9

ירשׁ ירשׁ 
Yarash 
Usage: 231

נוּמה 
Nuwmah 
Usage: 1

לבשׁ לבשׁ 
Labash 
Usage: 111

References

Easton

Images Proverbs 23:21

Context Readings

Learning From Your Father

20 Do not be with heavy drinkers of wine, Or with gluttonous eaters of meat; 21 For the heavy drinker and the glutton will come to poverty, And drowsiness will clothe one with rags. 22 Listen to your father who begot you, And do not despise your mother when she is old.



Cross References

Proverbs 21:17

He who loves pleasure will become a poor man; He who loves wine and oil will not become rich.

Deuteronomy 21:20

"They shall say to the elders of his city, 'This son of ours is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey us, he is a glutton and a drunkard.'

Philippians 3:19

whose end is destruction, whose god is their appetite, and whose glory is in their shame, who set their minds on earthly things.

Proverbs 6:9-11

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

Proverbs 19:15

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

Proverbs 24:30-34

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

Isaiah 28:1-3

Woe to the proud crown of the drunkards of Ephraim, And to the fading flower of its glorious beauty, Which is at the head of the fertile valley Of those who are overcome with wine!

Joel 1:5

Awake, drunkards, and weep; And wail, all you wine drinkers, On account of the sweet wine That is cut off from your mouth.

1 Corinthians 5:11

But actually, I wrote to you not to associate with any so-called brother if he is an immoral person, or covetous, or an idolater, or a reviler, or a drunkard, or a swindler--not even to eat with such a one.

1 Corinthians 6:10

nor thieves, nor the covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers, will inherit the kingdom of God.

Galatians 5:21

envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

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