King James Version
How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?
Darby Bible Translation
How long, sluggard, wilt thou lie down? When wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?
World English Bible
How long will you sleep, sluggard? When will you arise out of your sleep?
Young's Literal Translation
Till when, O slothful one, dost thou lie? When dost thou arise from thy sleep?
Proverbs 6:9 Parallel
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How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?Proverbs 6:9 Parallel Commentaries
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In order that we may be persuaded so to do, Solomon gives us three telling reasons. He says that God's law, by which I understand the whole run of Scripture, and, especially the gospel of Jesus Christ, will be a guide to us:--"When thou goest, it shall lead thee." It will be a guardian to us: "When thou sleepest"--when thou art defenceless and off thy guard--"it shall keep thee." And it shall also be a dear companion to us: "When thou awakest, it shall talk with thee." Any one of these three arguments …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871
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Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:
Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.
Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:
Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.
Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
As the door turneth upon his hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed.
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