Proverbs 21:25
Good News Translation
Lazy people who refuse to work are only killing themselves;

Contemporary English Version
If you want too much and are too lazy to work, it could be fatal.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Desires kill the slothful: for his hands have refused to work at all.

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Desires kill the slothful: for his hands have refused to work at all.

Proverbs 6:6-11 Which, although she hath no guide, nor master, nor captain, . . .

Proverbs 12:24,27 The hand of the valiant shall bear rule: but that which is slothful shall be under tribute. . . .

Proverbs 13:4 The sluggard willeth, and willeth not: but the soul of them that work, shall be made fat.

Proverbs 15:19 The way of the slothful is as a hedge of thorns: the way of the just is without offence.

Proverbs 19:24 The slothful hideth his hand under his armpit, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth.

Proverbs 20:4 Because of the cold the sluggard would not plough: he shall beg therefore in the summer, and it shall not be given him.

Proverbs 22:13 The slothful man saith: There is a lion without, I shall be slain in the midst of the streets.

Proverbs 24:30-34 I passed by the field of the slothful man, and by the vineyard of the foolish man: . . .

Proverbs 26:13,16 The slothful man saith: There is a lion in the way, and a lioness in the roads. . . .

Matthew 25:26 And his lord answering, said to him: Wicked and slothful servant, thou knewest that I reap where I sow not and gather where I have not strewed.

Context
The King's Heart
24The proud and the arrogant is called ignorant, who in anger worketh pride. 25Desires kill the slothful: for his hands have refused to work at all.26He longeth and desireth all the day: but he that is just, will give, and will not cease.…
Cross References
Proverbs 13:4
The sluggard willeth, and willeth not: but the soul of them that work, shall be made fat.

Proverbs 20:4
Because of the cold the sluggard would not plough: he shall beg therefore in the summer, and it shall not be given him.

Additional Translations
The craving of the sluggard will kill him because his hands refuse to work.The desire of the slothful kills him; for his hands refuse to labor.

The desire of the sluggard killeth him; For his hands refuse to labor.

Desires kill the sluggard; for his hands do not choose to do anything.

The desire of the sluggard killeth him; for his hands refuse to work:

The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.

The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labor.

The desire of the sluggard kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.

The desire of the slothful slayeth him, For his hands have refused to work.
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