Proverbs 26:15

“The slothful hideth his hand in his bosom; it grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Proverbs 26:15

The slothfull hideth his hand in his bosome, it grieueth him to bring it againe to his mouth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; He is weary of bringing it to his mouth again.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

The sluggard burieth his hand in the dish; It wearieth him to bring it again to his mouth.
- American Standard Version (1901)

The hater of work puts his hand deep into the basin: lifting it again to his mouth is a weariness to him.
- Basic English Bible

The sluggard burieth his hand in the dish: it wearieth him to bring it again to his mouth.
- Darby Bible

The slothful hideth his hand in his bosom; it grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth.
- Webster's Bible

The sluggard buries his hand in the dish. He is too lazy to bring it back to his mouth.
- World English Bible

The slothful hath hid his hand in a dish, He is weary of bringing it back to his mouth.
- Youngs Literal Bible

The sluggard burieth his hand in the dish; it wearieth him to bring it back to his mouth.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible Commentary for Proverbs 26:15

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 26:15


26:14 Turneth - Moving hither and thither upon it, but not removing from its place.

26:16 A reason - A satisfactory reason of ail their actions.

26:17 He - Who is going upon the way. With strife - In which he is not concerned, nor any way obliged to meddle. That taketh - Exposes himself to needless hazard.


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