New Living Translation
As a door swings back and forth on its hinges, so the lazy person turns over in bed.
King James Bible
As the door turneth upon his hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed.
Darby Bible Translation
As the door turneth upon its hinges, so the sluggard upon his bed.
World English Bible
As the door turns on its hinges, so does the sluggard on his bed.
Young's Literal Translation
The door turneth round on its hinge, And the slothful on his bed.
Proverbs 26:14 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
26:14 Turneth - Moving hither and thither upon it, but not removing from its place.
Take a lesson from the ants, you lazybones. Learn from their ways and become wise!
But you, lazybones, how long will you sleep? When will you wake up?
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