New American Standard Bible
Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.
King James Bible
He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
Darby Bible Translation
He cometh to want that dealeth with a slack hand; but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
World English Bible
He becomes poor who works with a lazy hand, but the hand of the diligent brings wealth.
Young's Literal Translation
Poor is he who is working -- a slothful hand, And the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
LibraryThe Folly of Slander. Part 2.
"He that uttereth slander is a fool."--Prov. x. 18. I have formerly in this place, discoursing upon this text, explained the nature of the sin here condemned, with its several kinds and ways of practising. II. I shall now proceed to declare the folly of it; and to make good by divers reasons the assertion of the wise man, that "He who uttereth slander is a fool." 1. Slandering is foolish, as sinful and wicked. All sin is foolish upon many accounts; as proceeding from ignorance, error, inconsiderateness, …
Isaac Barrow—Sermons on Evil-Speaking, by Isaac Barrow
Lii. Trust in God.
"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
Pride of Prosperity
He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely, But he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully.
A lazy man does not roast his prey, But the precious possession of a man is diligence.
The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, But the soul of the diligent is made fat.
He also who is slack in his work Is brother to him who destroys.
The plans of the diligent lead surely to advantage, But everyone who is hasty comes surely to poverty.
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