Proverbs 26:14
Good News Translation
Lazy people turn over in bed. They get no farther than a door swinging on its hinges.

Contemporary English Version
A door turns on its hinges, but a lazy person just turns over in bed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As the door turneth upon its hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed.

New American Bible
The door turns on its hinges and sluggards, on their beds.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

As the door turneth upon its hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed.

Proverbs 6:9,10 Thou wilt sleep a little, thou wilt slumber a little, thou wilt fold thy hands a little to sleep: . . .

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

Proverbs 24:33 Thou wilt sleep a little, said I, thou wilt slumber a little, thou wilt fold thy hands a little to rest.

Hebrews 6:12 That you become not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience shall inherit the promises.

Context
Similitudes and Instructions
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.15The slothful hideth his hand under his armpit, and it grieveth him to turn it to his mouth.…
Cross References
Proverbs 6:6
Which, although she hath no guide, nor master, nor captain,

Proverbs 6:9
Thou wilt sleep a little, thou wilt slumber a little, thou wilt fold thy hands a little to sleep:

Additional Translations
As a door turns on its hinges, so the sluggard turns on his bed.As the door turns on his hinges, so does the slothful on his bed.

As the door turneth upon its hinges, So doth the sluggard upon his bed.

As a door turns on the hinge, so does a sluggard on his bed.

[As] the door turneth upon its hinges, so the sluggard upon his bed.

As the door turneth upon its hinges, so doth the sluggard upon his bed.

As the door turneth upon its hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed.

As the door turns on its hinges, so does the sluggard on his bed.

The door turneth round on its hinge, And the slothful on his bed.
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