Proverbs 18:9

“He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 18:9

Hee also that is slouthful in his worke, is brother to him that is a great waster.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

He also who is slack in his work Is brother to him who destroys.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

He also that is slack in his work Is brother to him that is a destroyer.
- American Standard Version (1901)

He who does not give his mind to his work is brother to him who makes destruction.
- Basic English Bible

He also who is indolent in his work is brother of the destroyer.
- Darby Bible

He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
- Webster's Bible

One who is slack in his work is brother to him who is a master of destruction.
- World English Bible

He also that is remiss in his work, A brother he [is] to a destroyer.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Even one that is slack in his work is brother to him that is a destroyer.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 18:9

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 18:9


18:9 Is brother - Though they take several paths, yet both come to one end.


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