Proverbs 19:15

“Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Slouthfulnesse casteth into a deep sleepe: and an idle soule shall suffer hunger.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Laziness casts into a deep sleep, And an idle man will suffer hunger.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; And the idle soul shall suffer hunger.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Hate of work sends deep sleep on a man: and he who has no industry will go without food.
- Basic English Bible

Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep, and the idle soul shall suffer hunger.
- Darby Bible

Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.
- Webster's Bible

Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep. The idle soul shall suffer hunger.
- World English Bible

Sloth causeth deep sleep to fall, And an indolent soul doth hunger.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and the idle soul shall suffer hunger.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 19:15


19:15 Casteth - Makes a man careless, and like one asleep in his business.


Discussion for Proverbs 19:15

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