Proverbs 6:6

“Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Goe to the Ant, thou sluggard, consider her wayes, and be wise.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; Consider her ways, and be wise:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Go to the ant, you hater of work; give thought to her ways and be wise:
- Basic English Bible

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways and be wise:
- Darby Bible

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:
- Webster's Bible

Go to the ant, you sluggard. Consider her ways, and be wise;
- World English Bible

Go unto the ant, O slothful one, See her ways and be wise;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise;
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Proverbs 6:6


6:6 Go - This is a distinct precept; and it is for the most part as needless to seek, as hard to find, coherence in the proverbs.


Discussion for Proverbs 6

  • Mable
    Verse 7 saying you have no one over you you have been doing things own your own. That you want receive a leader to help you.
  • Jacquelyne Stevenson
    Know this that your faith in God will lead you to heaven.
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 6:20 MY SON KEEP THY FATHERS COMMANDMENT AND FORSAKE NOT THE LAW OF THY MOTHER 6:21 BIND THEM CONTINUALLY UPON THINE HEART AND TIE THEM AROUND THY NECK 6:22 WHEN THOU GOEST IT SHALL LEAD THEE WHEN THOU SLEEPEST IT SHALL KEEP THEE AND WHEN THOU AWAKEST --- IT SHALL TALK WITH THEE --- 6:23 FOR THE COMMANDMENT IS A LAMP AND THE LAW IS LIGHT AND REPROOFS OF INSTRUCTION ARE THE WAY OF LIFE
  • Lilian
    Go to the Ant though sluggard consider her ways and be wise. In life we can't be lazy we can't reap without sowing. Therefore God has given us an asset to use. Lets praise Jesus for He is the only Jehova Jireh THE LORD MY PRIVIDER. Thank you Father for giving Jesus to us amen
  • Steve morrow
    PROVERBS 6:16 THESES SIX THINGS DOES THE LORD HATE YEA SEVEN ARE AN ABOMINATION UNTO HIM 6:17 A PROUD LOOK --- A LYING TONGUE --- AND HANDS THAT SHED INNOCENT BLOOD 6:18 --- AN HEART THAT DEVISETH WICKED IMAGINATIONS --- FEET THAT BE SWIFT IN RUNNING TO MISCHIEF 6:19 --- A FALSE WITNESS THAT SPEAKETH LIES --- AND HE THAT SOWETH DISCORD AMONG BRETHREN
  • Steve morrow
    proverbs 6:23 for the commandment is a lamp and the law is light and reproofs of instruction are the way of life JOHN 3:19 AND THIS IS THE CONDEMNATION THAT LIGHT IS COME INTO THE WORLD AND MEN LOVED DARKNESS RATHER THAN LIGHT BECAUSE THEIR DEEDS WERE EVIL 20 FOR EVERY ONE THAT DOETH EVIL HATETH THE LIGHT NEITHER COMETH TO THE LIGHT LEST HIS DEEDS SHOULD BE REPROVED