Proverbs 15:19

“The way of the slothful man is as an hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous is made plain.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The way of the slouthfull man is as an hedge of thornes: but the way of the righteous is made plaine.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The way of the lazy is as a hedge of thorns, But the path of the upright is a highway.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The way of the sluggard is as a hedge of thorns; But the path of the upright is made a highway.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Thorns are round the way of the hater of work; but the road of the hard worker becomes a highway.
- Basic English Bible

The way of the sluggard is as a hedge of thorns; but the path of the upright is made plain.
- Darby Bible

The way of the slothful man is as a hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous is made plain.
- Webster's Bible

The way of the sluggard is like a thorn patch, but the path of the upright is a highway.
- World English Bible

The way of the slothful [is] as a hedge of briers, And the path of the upright is raised up.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The way of the sluggard is as though hedged by thorns; but the path of the upright is even.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 15:19


15:19 An hedge - As a way hedged up with thorns, troublesome, perplexed, and full of difficulties. Plain - Is easy and pleasant to him, notwithstanding all its difficulties.


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