New American Standard Bible
He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely, But he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully.
King James Bible
He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.
Darby Bible Translation
He that gathereth in summer is a wise son; he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.
World English Bible
He who gathers in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during the harvest is a son who causes shame.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is gathering in summer is a wise son, Whoso is sleeping in harvest is a son causing shame.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The son is called upon to enter upon the labors of others, and reap where they have sown. To sleep when the plenteous harvest lies ready for the sickle is the most extreme laziness.
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
Prepares her food in the summer And gathers her provision in the harvest.
Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.
Blessings are on the head of the righteous, But the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.
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