Proverbs 6:10 {11}
Good News Translation
"I'll just take a short nap," he says; "I'll fold my hands and rest a while."

Contemporary English Version
Sleep a little. Doze a little. Fold your hands and twiddle your thumbs.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And want shall come upon thee, as a traveller, and poverty as a man armed. But if thou be diligent, thy harvest shall come as a fountain, and want shall flee far from thee.

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And want shall come upon thee, as a traveller, and poverty as a man armed. But if thou be diligent, thy harvest shall come as a fountain, and want shall flee far from thee.

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

Proverbs 23:33,34 Thy eyes shall behold strange women, and thy heart shall utter perverse things. . . .

Proverbs 24:33,34 Thou wilt sleep a little, said I, thou wilt slumber a little, thou wilt fold thy hands a little to rest. . . .

Context
Warnings Against Foolishness
9Thou wilt sleep a little, thou wilt slumber a little, thou wilt fold thy hands a little to sleep: 10And want shall come upon thee, as a traveller, and poverty as a man armed. But if thou be diligent, thy harvest shall come as a fountain, and want shall flee far from thee.11A man that is an apostate, an unprofitable man, walketh with a perverse mouth,…
Cross References
Proverbs 6:9
Thou wilt sleep a little, thou wilt slumber a little, thou wilt fold thy hands a little to sleep:

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

Proverbs 20:13
Love not sleep, lest poverty oppress thee: open thy eyes, and be filled with bread.

Proverbs 23:21
Because they that give themselves to drinking, and that club together, shall be consumed: and drowsiness shall be clothed with rags.

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

Ecclesiastes 4:5
The fool foldeth his hands together, and eateth his own flesh, saying:

Additional Translations
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest,Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to sleep:

Thou sleepest a little, and thou restest a little, and thou slumberest a short time, and thou foldest thine arms over thy breast a little.

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest!

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:

A little sleep, a little slumber, A little clasping of the hands to rest,
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