Proverbs 26:13
Good News Translation
Why don't lazy people ever get out of the house? What are they afraid of Lions?

Contemporary English Version
Don't be lazy and keep saying, "There's a lion outside!"

Douay-Rheims Bible
The slothful man saith: There is a lion in the way, and a lioness in the roads.

New American Bible
The sluggard says, “There is a lion in the street, a lion in the middle of the square!”

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

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

Proverbs 19:15 Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep, and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.

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

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12Hast thou seen a man wise in his own conceit? there shall be more hope of a fool than of him. 13The slothful man saith: There is a lion in the way, and a lioness in the roads.14As the door turneth upon its hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed.…
Cross References
Proverbs 6:6
Which, although she hath no guide, nor master, nor captain,

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

Additional Translations
The slacker says, “A lion is in the road! A fierce lion roams the public square!”The slothful man said, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.

The sluggard saith, There is a lion in the way; A lion is in the streets.

A sluggard when sent on a journey says, There is a lion in the ways, and there are murderers in the streets.

The sluggard saith, There is a fierce lion in the way; a lion is in the midst of the streets!

The sluggard saith, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.

The slothful man saith, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.

The sluggard says, "There is a lion in the road! A fierce lion roams the streets!"

The slothful hath said, 'A lion is in the way, A lion is in the broad places.'
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