Proverbs 6:6 {7}
Good News Translation
Lazy people should learn a lesson from the way ants live.

Contemporary English Version
You lazy people can learn by watching an anthill.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Which, although she hath no guide, nor master, nor captain,

New American Bible
Go to the ant, O sluggard, study her ways and learn wisdom;

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Which, although she hath no guide, nor master, nor captain,

Proverbs 1:17 And they themselves lie in wait for their own blood, and practise deceits against their own souls.

Job 12:7,8 But ask now the beasts, and they shall teach thee: and the birds of the air, and they shall tell thee. . . .

Isaiah 1:3 The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib: but Israel hath not known me, and my people hath not understood.

Matthew 6:26 Behold the birds of the air, for they neither sow, nor do they reap, nor gather into barns: and your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are not you of much more value than they?

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

Proverbs 10:26 The fear of the Lord shall prolong days: and the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

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 18:9 He that is loose and slack in his work, is the brother of him that wasteth his own works.

Proverbs 19:15,24 Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep, and an idle soul shall suffer hunger. . . .

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 21:25 Desires kill the slothful: for his hands have refused to work at all.

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.

Romans 12:11 In carefulness not slothful. In spirit fervent. Serving the Lord.

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

Context
Warnings Against Foolishness
5Go to the ant, O sluggard, and consider her ways, and learn wisdom: 6Which, although she hath no guide, nor master, nor captain,7Provideth her meat for herself in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.…
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 10:26
The fear of the Lord shall prolong days: and the years of the wicked shall be shortened.

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.

Proverbs 23:19
Hear thou, my son, and be wise: and guide thy mind in the way.

Proverbs 26:16
The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit, than seven men that speak sentences.

Proverbs 30:24
There are four very little things of the earth, and they are wiser than the wise.

Proverbs 30:25
The ants, a feeble people, which provide themselves food in the harvest:

Jeremiah 8:7
The kite in the air hath known her time: the turtle, and the swallow, and the stork have observed the time of their coming: but my people have not known the judgment of the Lord.

Additional Translations
Walk in the manner of the ant, O sluggard; observe its ways and be wise:Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; Consider her ways, and be wise:

Go to the ant, O sluggard; and see, and emulate his ways, and become wiser than he.

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways and be wise:

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:

Go to the ant, you sluggard. Consider her ways, and be wise;

Go unto the ant, O slothful one, See her ways and be wise;
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