Proverbs 10:4 {5}
Good News Translation
Being lazy will make you poor, but hard work will make you rich.

Contemporary English Version
Laziness leads to poverty; hard work makes you rich.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He that gathereth in the harvest, is a wise son: but he that snorteth in the summer, is the son of confusion.

New American Bible
The slack hand impoverishes, but the busy hand brings riches.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He that gathereth in the harvest, is a wise son: but he that snorteth in the summer, is the son of confusion.

becometh

Proverbs 6:6-11 Which, although she hath no guide, nor master, nor captain, . . .

Proverbs 11:24 The soul that blesseth, shall be made fat: and he that inebriateth, shall be inebriated also himself.

Proverbs 12:24 The hand of the valiant shall bear rule: but that which is slothful shall be under tribute.

Proverbs 19:15,24 Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep, and an idle soul shall suffer hunger. . . .

Proverbs 20:4,13 Because of the cold the sluggard would not plough: he shall beg therefore in the summer, and it shall not be given him. . . .

Proverbs 24:30-34 I passed by the field of the slothful man, and by the vineyard of the foolish man: . . .

Ecclesiastes 10:18 By slothfulness a building shall be brought down, and through the weakness of hands, the house shall drop through.

John 6:27 Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that which endureth unto life everlasting, which the Son of man will give you. For him hath God, the Father, sealed.

Hebrews 6:11,12 And we desire that every one of you shew forth the same carefulness to the accomplishing of hope unto the end: . . .

2 Peter 1:5-10 And you, employing all care, minister in your faith, virtue: And in virtue, knowledge: . . .

with a slack hand

Proverbs 13:4 The sluggard willeth, and willeth not: but the soul of them that work, shall be made fat.

Proverbs 21:5 The thoughts of the industrious always bring forth abundance: but every sluggard is always in want.

1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast and unmoveable: always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

Context
Solomon's Proverbs: The Wise Son
3The slothful hand hath wrought poverty: but the hand of the industrious getteth riches. He that trusteth to lies feedeth the winds: and the same runneth after birds, that fly away. 4He that gathereth in the harvest, is a wise son: but he that snorteth in the summer, is the son of confusion.5The blessing of the Lord is upon the head of the just: but iniquity covereth the mouth of the wicked.…
Cross References
Proverbs 10:5
The blessing of the Lord is upon the head of the just: but iniquity covereth the mouth of the wicked.

Proverbs 12:27
The deceitful man shall not find gain: but the substance of a just man shall be precious gold.

Proverbs 13:4
The sluggard willeth, and willeth not: but the soul of them that work, shall be made fat.

Proverbs 18:9
He that is loose and slack in his work, is the brother of him that wasteth his own works.

Proverbs 21:5
The thoughts of the industrious always bring forth abundance: but every sluggard is always in want.

Additional Translations
Idle hands make one poor, but diligent hands bring wealth.He becomes poor that deals with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent makes rich.

He becometh poor that worketh with a slack hand; But the hand of the diligent maketh rich.

Poverty brings a man low: but the hands of the vigorous make rich. A son who is instructed shall be wise, and shall use the fool for a servant.

He cometh to want that dealeth with a slack hand; but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.

He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.

He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.

He becomes poor who works with a lazy hand, but the hand of the diligent brings wealth.

Poor is he who is working -- a slothful hand, And the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
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