Proverbs 10:26

“As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

As vineger to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, So is the lazy one to those who send him.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, So is the sluggard to them that send him.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Like acid drink to the teeth and as smoke to the eyes, so is the hater of work to those who send him.
- Basic English Bible

As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.
- Darby Bible

As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.
- Webster's Bible

As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to those who send him.
- World English Bible

As vinegar to the teeth, And as smoke to the eyes, So [is] the slothful to those sending him.
- Youngs Literal Bible

As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 10:26


10:26 So - Unserviceable and vexatious.


Discussion for Proverbs 10:26

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