Proverbs 26:15
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New International Version
A sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he is too lazy to bring it back to his mouth.

King James Bible
The slothful hideth his hand in his bosom; it grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth.

Darby Bible Translation
The sluggard burieth his hand in the dish: it wearieth him to bring it again to his mouth.

World English Bible
The sluggard buries his hand in the dish. He is too lazy to bring it back to his mouth.

Young's Literal Translation
The slothful hath hid his hand in a dish, He is weary of bringing it back to his mouth.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

The slothful man saith - See the note on Proverbs 22:13 (note).

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slothful

Proverbs 19:24 A slothful man hides his hand in his bosom, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.

it grieveth him or he is weary

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One Lion Two Lions no Lion at All
A sermon (No. 1670) delivered on Thursday Evening, June 8th, 1882, at the Metropolitan Tabernacle, Newington, by C. H. Spurgeon. "The slothful man saith, There is a lion without, I shall be slain in the streets."--Proverbs 22:13. "The slothful man saith, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets."--Proverbs 26:13. This slothful man seems to cherish that one dread of his about the lions, as if it were his favorite aversion and he felt it to be too much trouble to invent another excuse.
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs

Proverbs
Many specimens of the so-called Wisdom Literature are preserved for us in the book of Proverbs, for its contents are by no means confined to what we call proverbs. The first nine chapters constitute a continuous discourse, almost in the manner of a sermon; and of the last two chapters, ch. xxx. is largely made up of enigmas, and xxxi. is in part a description of the good housewife. All, however, are rightly subsumed under the idea of wisdom, which to the Hebrew had always moral relations. The Hebrew
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Genesis 6:6
The LORD regretted that he had made human beings on the earth, and his heart was deeply troubled.

Proverbs 19:24
A sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he will not even bring it back to his mouth!

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