New American Standard Bible
"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest,"
King James Bible
Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:
Darby Bible Translation
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest!
World English Bible
a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep;
Young's Literal Translation
A little sleep -- a little slumber -- A little folding of the hands to lie down.
Proverbs 24:33 Parallel
CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
See the Proverbs 6:11 note.
LibraryThe Sluggard's Farm
A sermon (No. 2027) intended for reading on Lord's Day, June 3rd 1888, delivered by C. H. Spurgeon at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington. "I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down. Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction."--Proverbs 24:30-32. No doubt Solomon was sometimes glad …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
2 Cor. Iii. 5
"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest "--
Laziness casts into a deep sleep, And an idle man will suffer hunger.
Do not love sleep, or you will become poor; Open your eyes, and you will be satisfied with food.
When I saw, I reflected upon it; I looked, and received instruction.
Then your poverty will come as a robber And your want like an armed man.
The fool folds his hands and consumes his own flesh.
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