Proverbs 20:13

“Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 20:13

Loue not sleepe, lest thou come to pouertie: open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Do not love sleep, or you will become poor; Open your eyes, {and} you will be satisfied with food.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Love not sleep, let thou come to poverty; Open thine eyes, `and' thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Do not be a lover of sleep, or you will become poor: keep your eyes open, and you will have bread enough.
- Basic English Bible

Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, [and] thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
- Darby Bible

Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thy eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
- Webster's Bible

Don't love sleep, lest you come to poverty. Open your eyes, and you shall be satisfied with bread.
- World English Bible

Love not sleep, lest thou become poor, Open thine eyes -- be satisfied [with] bread.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt have bread in plenty.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 20:13

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 20:13


20:13 Open - Shake off sloth and betake thyself to thy employment with diligence and vigour.


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