Proverbs 20:4

“The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he begge in haruest, and haue nothing.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The sluggard does not plow after the autumn, So he begs during the harvest and has nothing.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The sluggard will not plow by reason of the winter; Therefore he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The hater of work will not do his ploughing because of the winter; so at the time of grain-cutting he will be requesting food and will get nothing.
- Basic English Bible

The sluggard will not plough by reason of the winter; he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.
- Darby Bible

The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.
- Webster's Bible

The sluggard will not plow by reason of the winter; therefore he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.
- World English Bible

Because of winter the slothful plougheth not, He asketh in harvest, and there is nothing.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The sluggard will not plow when winter setteth in; therefore he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

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