Parallel Verses

Amplified

I went by the field of the lazy man, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;

Holman Bible

I went by the field of a slacker
and by the vineyard of a man lacking sense.

International Standard Version

I went by the field belonging to a lazy man, by a vineyard belonging to a senseless person.

A Conservative Version

I went by the field of the sluggard, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding.

American Standard Version

I went by the field of the sluggard, And by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;

Bible in Basic English

I went by the field of the hater of work, and by the vine-garden of the man without sense;

Darby Translation

I went by the field of a sluggard, and by the vineyard of a man void of understanding;

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I went by the field of the slothful and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding,

Julia Smith Translation

I passed upon the field of the slothful man, and upon the vineyard of the man wanting heart;

King James 2000

I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;

Lexham Expanded Bible

I passed by the field of a lazy person, and over the vineyard of a person lacking {sense};

Modern King James verseion

I went by the field of the lazy man, and by the vineyard of the man without understanding;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyards of the foolish man.

NET Bible

I passed by the field of a sluggard, by the vineyard of one who lacks wisdom.

New Heart English Bible

I went by the field of the sluggard, by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;

The Emphasized Bible

By the field of the sluggard, I passed, and by the vineyard of a man lacking sense;

Webster

I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;

World English Bible

I went by the field of the sluggard, by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;

Youngs Literal Translation

Near the field of a slothful man I passed by, And near the vineyard of a man lacking heart.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I went
עבר 
`abar 
over, pass, through, pass by, go, away, pass on,
Usage: 557

by the field
שׂדי שׂדה 
Sadeh 
Usage: 333

of the slothful
אישׁ 
'iysh 
Usage: 692

and by the vineyard
כּרם 
Kerem 
Usage: 93

of the man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

חסר 
Chacer 
Usage: 18

Context Readings

More Sayings Of The Wise

29 Say not, I will do to him as he has done to me; I will pay the man back for his deed. 30 I went by the field of the lazy man, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; 31 And, behold, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles were covering its face, and its stone wall was broken down.



Cross References

Job 4:8

As I myself have seen, those who plow iniquity and sow trouble and mischief reap the same.

Job 5:27

This is what we have searched out; it is true. Hear and heed it and know for yourself [for your good].

Job 15:17

I will show you, hear me; and that which I have seen I will relate,

Psalm 37:25

I have been young and now am old, yet have I not seen the [uncompromisingly] righteous forsaken or their seed begging bread.

Psalm 107:42

The upright shall see it and be glad, but all iniquity shall shut its mouth.

Proverbs 6:6-19

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

Proverbs 6:32

But whoever commits adultery with a woman lacks heart and understanding (moral principle and prudence); he who does it is destroying his own life.

Proverbs 10:13

On the lips of him who has discernment skillful and godly Wisdom is found, but discipline and the rod are for the back of him who is without sense and understanding.

Proverbs 12:11

He who tills his land shall be satisfied with bread, but he who follows worthless pursuits is lacking in sense and is without understanding.

Ecclesiastes 4:1-8

Then I returned and considered all the oppressions that are practiced under the sun: And I beheld the tears of the oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors was power, but they [too] had no comforter.

Ecclesiastes 7:15

I have seen everything in the days of my vanity (my emptiness, falsity, vainglory, and futility): there is a righteous man who perishes in his righteousness, and there is a wicked man who prolongs his life in [spite of] his evildoing.

Ecclesiastes 8:9-11

All this have I seen while applying my mind to every work that is done under the sun. There is a time in which one man has power over another to his own hurt or to the other man's.

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