New Living Translation
Lazy people don't even cook the game they catch, but the diligent make use of everything they find.
King James Bible
The slothful man roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man is precious.
Darby Bible Translation
The slothful roasteth not what he took in hunting; but man's precious substance is to the diligent.
World English Bible
The slothful man doesn't roast his game, but the possessions of diligent men are prized.
Young's Literal Translation
The slothful roasteth not his hunting, And the wealth of a diligent man is precious.
Proverbs 12:27 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
12:27 Resteth not - Does not enjoy the fruit of his labours. Precious - Yields him comfort and blessing with it.
Library"But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God, and his Righteousness, and all These Things Shall be Added unto You. "
Matth. vi. 33.--"But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you." The perfection even of the most upright creature, speaks always some imperfection in comparison of God, who is most perfect. The heavens, the sun and moon, in respect of lower things here, how glorious do they appear, and without spot! But behold, they are not clean in God's sight! How far are the angels above us who dwell in clay! They appear to be a pure mass of light and …
Hugh Binning—The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning
Lazy people are soon poor; hard workers get rich.
The godly give good advice to their friends; the wicked lead them astray.
Lazy people want much but get little, but those who work hard will prosper.
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