Proverbs 26:14
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King James Version
As the door turneth upon his hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed.

Darby Bible Translation
As the door turneth upon its hinges, so the sluggard upon his bed.

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

Young's Literal Translation
The door turneth round on its hinge, And the slothful on his bed.

Proverbs 26:14 Parallel
Geneva Study Bible

As the door turneth upon his hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed.Proverbs 26:14 Parallel Commentaries

We Shall not be Curious in the Ranking of the Duties in which Christian Love...
We shall not be curious in the ranking of the duties in which Christian love should exercise itself. All the commandments of the second table are but branches of it: they might be reduced all to the works of righteousness and of mercy. But truly these are interwoven through other. Though mercy uses to be restricted to the showing of compassion upon men in misery, yet there is a righteousness in that mercy, and there is mercy in the most part of the acts of righteousness, as in not judging rashly,
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning

Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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