Proverbs 6:10

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Yet a little sleepe, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleepe.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest--"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

`Yet' a little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to sleep:
- American Standard Version (1901)

A little sleep, a little rest, a little folding of the hands in sleep:
- Basic English Bible

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest!
- Darby Bible

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:
- Webster's Bible

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:
- World English Bible

A little sleep, a little slumber, A little clasping of the hands to rest,
- Youngs Literal Bible

'Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep'--
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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Discussion for Proverbs 6

  • MockingBird
    The ant is a small creature , but it goes about to store and is always working : A sluggard will not work : That sluggard will not eat either and in time of need will be in want : I believe that I we should be in God's word and in prayer daily and always ready to go about the Lord's business and always ready for the Lord's return : I want to be found watching , working , and in Faith when my Lord Jesus returns !!!
  • Pk
    Re: teenage son When he holds out his hand don't put anything in it...say to him, earn your supper, young man....once he has matured, you will see the fruits of your labor.. Continue in Proverbs...God has given us much guidence there
  • Sujitkeshri
    in this image are that we have to do hard work like doingt they are doing hard work
  • Tyrek Jackson for verse 19
    Interesting right.... You see the word 'that' in italic formation... that normally mean that the word was not found in the original text... why not? Why was 'that' not found in the original text... I believe that when God speaks of a false witness, He is not making emphasis on flesh and blood but on the context and structure of the witness testimony itself... now i could be wrong but study I will do.. So here is a simplified question... what if God sees a 'false witness' as a testimony and not a person or a living being?
  • Ronald W. DeWitt
    All I know is that the Lord will do what pleases Him thus my duty is to wait do His "WILL" period end of quote
  • Vs. 6-11 is saying that you are expected to plan for your future. Live as if The Lord is coming NOW, but be prepared to be able to care for yourself for however long it takes for the Lord to return . We are stewarts of all that God has given us. It says that if you don 't work you don 't eat, other words if you don 't have it you can 't get it. If at all possible leave an inheritance behind. Take a lesson from the ant, be thrifty be industrious. Don 't be lazy, be prepared

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