New Living Translation
But you, lazybones, how long will you sleep? When will you wake up?
King James Bible
How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?
Darby Bible Translation
How long, sluggard, wilt thou lie down? When wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?
World English Bible
How long will you sleep, sluggard? When will you arise out of your sleep?
Young's Literal Translation
Till when, O slothful one, dost thou lie? When dost thou arise from thy sleep?
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LibraryThe Preface to the Commandments
And God spake all these words, saying, I am the LORD thy God,' &c. Exod 20: 1, 2. What is the preface to the Ten Commandments? The preface to the Ten Commandments is, I am the Lord thy God.' The preface to the preface is, God spake all these words, saying,' &c. This is like the sounding of a trumpet before a solemn proclamation. Other parts of the Bible are said to be uttered by the mouth of the holy prophets (Luke 1: 70), but here God spake in his own person. How are we to understand that, God spake, …
Thomas Watson—The Ten Commandments
"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
The Heavenly Footman; Or, a Description of the Man that Gets to Heaven:
In Death and after Death
Take a lesson from the ants, you lazybones. Learn from their ways and become wise!
they labor hard all summer, gathering food for the winter.
A little extra sleep, a little more slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest--
Lazy people sleep soundly, but idleness leaves them hungry.
If you love sleep, you will end in poverty. Keep your eyes open, and there will be plenty to eat!
As a door swings back and forth on its hinges, so the lazy person turns over in bed.
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