King James Version
The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.
Darby Bible Translation
The hand of the diligent shall bear rule; but the slothful hand shall be under tribute.
World English Bible
The hands of the diligent ones shall rule, but laziness ends in slave labor.
Young's Literal Translation
The hand of the diligent ruleth, And slothfulness becometh tributary.
Proverbs 12:24 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
slothful: or, deceitful
The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.Proverbs 12:24 Parallel Commentaries
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And he saw that rest was good, and the land that it was pleasant; and bowed his shoulder to bear, and became a servant unto tribute.
And it came to pass, when Israel was strong, that they put the Canaanites to tribute, and did not utterly drive them out.
1 Kings 9:21
Their children that were left after them in the land, whom the children of Israel also were not able utterly to destroy, upon those did Solomon levy a tribute of bondservice unto this day.
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