Proverbs 23:21
Good News Translation
Drunkards and gluttons will be reduced to poverty. If all you do is eat and sleep, you will soon be wearing rags.

Contemporary English Version
It will make you feel drowsy, and you will end up poor with only rags to wear.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Because they that give themselves to drinking, and that club together, shall be consumed: and drowsiness shall be clothed with rags.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Because they that give themselves to drinking, and that club together, shall be consumed: and drowsiness shall be clothed with rags.

the drunkard

Proverbs 21:17 He that loveth good cheer, shall be in want: he that loveth wine, and fat things, shall not be rich.

Deuteronomy 21:20 And shall say to them: This our son is rebellious and stubborn, he slighteth hearing our admonitions, he giveth himself to revelling, and to debauchery and banquetings:

Isaiah 28:1-3 Woe to the crown of pride, to the drunkards of Ephraim, and to the fading flower the glory his joy, who were on the head of the fat valley, staggering with wine. . . .

Joel 1:5 Awake, ye that are drunk, and weep, and mourn all ye that take delight in drinking sweet wine: for it is cut off from your mouth.

1 Corinthians 5:11 But now I have written to you, not to keep company, if any man that is named a brother be a fornicator or covetous or a server of idols or a railer or a drunkard or an extortioner: with such a one, not so much as to eat.

1 Corinthians 6:10 Nor the effeminate nor liers with mankind nor thieves nor covetous nor drunkards nor railers nor extortioners shall possess the kingdom of God.

Galatians 5:21 Envies, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like. Of the which I foretell you, as I have foretold to you, that they who do such things shall not obtain the kingdom of God.

Philippians 3:19 Whose end is destruction: whose God is their belly: and whose glory is in their shame: who mind earthly things.

drowsiness

Proverbs 6:9-11 Thou wilt sleep a little, thou wilt slumber a little, thou wilt fold thy hands a little to sleep: . . .

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

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

Context
True Riches
20Be not in the feasts of great drinkers, nor in their revellings, who contribute flesh to eat: 21Because they that give themselves to drinking, and that club together, shall be consumed: and drowsiness shall be clothed with rags.22Hearken to thy father, that begot thee: and despise not thy mother when she is old.…
Cross References
Matthew 11:19
The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say: Behold a man that is a glutton and a wine drinker, a friend of publicans and sinners. And wisdom is justified by her children.

Proverbs 6:10
And want shall come upon thee, as a traveller, and poverty as a man armed. But if thou be diligent, thy harvest shall come as a fountain, and want shall flee far from thee.

Proverbs 6:11
A man that is an apostate, an unprofitable man, walketh with a perverse mouth,

Proverbs 21:17
He that loveth good cheer, shall be in want: he that loveth wine, and fat things, shall not be rich.

Additional Translations
For the drunkard and the glutton will come to poverty, and drowsiness will clothe them in rags.For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty; And drowsiness will clothe a man with rags.

for every drunkard and whoremonger shall be poor; and every sluggard shall clothe himself with tatters and ragged garments.

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty; and drowsiness clotheth with rags.

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

for the drunkard and the glutton shall become poor; and drowsiness clothes them in rags.

For the quaffer and glutton become poor, And drowsiness clotheth with rags.
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