Proverbs 6:9
Parallel Verses
New International Version
How long will you lie there, you sluggard? When will you get up from your sleep?

New Living Translation
But you, lazybones, how long will you sleep? When will you wake up?

English Standard Version
How long will you lie there, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?

New American Standard Bible
How long will you lie down, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?

King James Bible
How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
How long will you stay in bed, you slacker? When will you get up from your sleep?

International Standard Version
How long will you lie down, lazy man? When will you get up from your sleep?

NET Bible
How long, you sluggard, will you lie there? When will you rise from your sleep?

New Heart English Bible
How long will you sleep, sluggard? When will you arise out of your sleep?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
How long will you sleep, sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
How long will you lie there, you lazy bum? When will you get up from your sleep?

JPS Tanakh 1917
How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? When wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?

New American Standard 1977
How long will you lie down, O sluggard?
            When will you arise from your sleep?

Jubilee Bible 2000
How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?

King James 2000 Bible
How long will you sleep, O sluggard? when will you arise out of your sleep?

American King James Version
How long will you sleep, O sluggard? when will you arise out of your sleep?

American Standard Version
How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? When wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?

Douay-Rheims Bible
How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou rise out of thy sleep?

Darby Bible Translation
How long, sluggard, wilt thou lie down? When wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?

English Revised Version
How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?

Webster's Bible Translation
How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?

World English Bible
How long will you sleep, sluggard? When will you arise out of your sleep?

Young's Literal Translation
Till when, O slothful one, dost thou lie? When dost thou arise from thy sleep?
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
6:6-11 Diligence in business is every man's wisdom and duty; not so much that he may attain worldly wealth, as that he may not be a burden to others, or a scandal to the church. The ants are more diligent than slothful men. We may learn wisdom from the meanest insects, and be shamed by them. Habits of indolence and indulgence grow upon people. Thus life runs to waste; and poverty, though at first at a distance, gradually draws near, like a traveller; and when it arrives, is like an armed man, too strong to be resisted. All this may be applied to the concerns of our souls. How many love their sleep of sin, and their dreams of worldly happiness! Shall we not seek to awaken such? Shall we not give diligence to secure our own salvation?
Study Bible
Warnings against Foolishness
8Prepares her food in the summer And gathers her provision in the harvest. 9How long will you lie down, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep? 10"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest "--…
Cross References
Proverbs 6:6
Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise,

Proverbs 6:8
Prepares her food in the summer And gathers her provision in the harvest.

Proverbs 6:10
"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest "--

Proverbs 19:15
Laziness casts into a deep sleep, And an idle man will suffer hunger.

Proverbs 20:13
Do not love sleep, or you will become poor; Open your eyes, and you will be satisfied with food.

Proverbs 26:14
As the door turns on its hinges, So does the sluggard on his bed.
Treasury of Scripture

How long will you sleep, O sluggard? when will you arise out of your sleep?

how

Proverbs 1:22 How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? and the scorners …

Proverbs 24:33,34 Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep…

Jeremiah 4:14 O Jerusalem, wash your heart from wickedness, that you may be saved. …

when

Psalm 94:8 Understand, you brutish among the people: and you fools, when will you be wise?

John 1:6 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.

Romans 13:11 And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out …

Ephesians 5:14 Why he said, Awake you that sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ …

1 Thessalonians 5:2-7 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as …

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