Proverbs 6:8 {9}
Good News Translation
but they store up their food during the summer, getting ready for winter.

Contemporary English Version
but they store up food during harvest season.

Douay-Rheims Bible
How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?

New American Bible
She procures her food in the summer, stores up her provisions in the harvest.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?

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

1 Timothy 6:19 To lay up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on the true life.

Context
Warnings Against Foolishness
7Provideth her meat for herself in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. 8How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?9Thou wilt sleep a little, thou wilt slumber a little, thou wilt fold thy hands a little to sleep:…
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 10:5
The blessing of the Lord is upon the head of the just: but iniquity covereth the mouth of the wicked.

Additional Translations
it prepares its provisions in summer; it gathers its food at harvest.Provides her meat in the summer, and gathers her food in the harvest.

Provideth her bread in the summer, And gathereth her food in the harvest.

he prepares food for himself in the summer, and lays by abundant store in harvest. Or go to the bee, and learn how diligent she is, and how earnestly she is engaged in her work; whose labours kings and private men use for health, and she is desired and respected by all: though weak in body, she is advanced by honouring wisdom.

provideth her bread in the summer, [and] gathereth her food in the harvest.

Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.

Provideth her provisions in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.

provides her bread in the summer, and gathers her food in the harvest.

She doth prepare in summer her bread, She hath gathered in harvest her food.
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