New American Standard Bible
The desire of the sluggard puts him to death, For his hands refuse to work;
King James Bible
The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.
Darby Bible Translation
The desire of the sluggard killeth him; for his hands refuse to work:
World English Bible
The desire of the sluggard kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.
Young's Literal Translation
The desire of the slothful slayeth him, For his hands have refused to work.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Killeth him - He wastes his strength and life in unsatisfied longings for something which he has not energy to gain. The wish to do great or good things may sometimes be taken for the deed, but if the hindrance is from a man's own sloth, it does but add to his condemnation.
LibraryEpistle Cvi. To Syagrius, Ætherius, virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops .
To Syagrius, Ætherius, Virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops  . Gregory to Syagrius of Augustodunum (Autun), Etherius of Lugdunum (Lyons), Virgilius of Aretale (Arles), and Desiderius of Vienna (Vienne), bishops of Gaul. A paribus. Our Head, which is Christ, has to this end willed us to be His members, that through the bond of charity and faith He might make us one body in Himself. And to Him it befits us so to adhere in heart, that, since without Him we can be nothing, through Him we may …
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great
The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, But the soul of the diligent is made fat.
The sluggard does not plow after the autumn, So he begs during the harvest and has nothing.
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