New American Standard Bible
He also who is slack in his work Is brother to him who destroys.
King James Bible
He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
Darby Bible Translation
He also who is indolent in his work is brother of the destroyer.
World English Bible
One who is slack in his work is brother to him who is a master of destruction.
Young's Literal Translation
He also that is remiss in his work, A brother he is to a destroyer.
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LibraryPride and Humility
A sermon (No. 97) delivered on Sabbath Morning, August 17, 1856 by C. H. Spurgeon. "Before destruction the heart of man is haughty, and before honor is humility."--Proverbs 18:12. Almost every event has its prophetic prelude. It is an old and common saying that "coming events cast their shadows before them;" the wise man teaches us the same lesson in the verse before us. When destruction walks through the land it casts its shadow; it is in the shape of pride. When honor visits a man's house it casts …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
Pride and Humility
Of the Character of the Unregenerate.
"Boast not Thyself of To-Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.
The words of a whisperer are like dainty morsels, And they go down into the innermost parts of the body.
He who robs his father or his mother And says, "It is not a transgression," Is the companion of a man who destroys.
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