Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth; and thy want as an armed man.
Poor is he who works with a negligent hand,
But the hand of the diligent makes rich.
The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing,
But the soul of the diligent is made fat.
“A little sleep, a little slumber,
A little folding of the hands to rest”—
The sluggard buries his hand in the dish,
But will not even bring it back to his mouth.
The desire of the sluggard puts him to death,
For his hands refuse to work;