King James Version
The slothful hideth his hand in his bosom; it grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth.
Darby Bible Translation
The sluggard burieth his hand in the dish: it wearieth him to bring it again to his mouth.
World English Bible
The sluggard buries his hand in the dish. He is too lazy to bring it back to his mouth.
Young's Literal Translation
The slothful hath hid his hand in a dish, He is weary of bringing it back to his mouth.
Proverbs 26:15 Parallel
CommentaryKing James Translators' Notes
it grieveth...: or, he is weary
The slothful hideth his hand in his bosom; it grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth.Proverbs 26:15 Parallel Commentaries
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We shall not be curious in the ranking of the duties in which Christian love should exercise itself. All the commandments of the second table are but branches of it: they might be reduced all to the works of righteousness and of mercy. But truly these are interwoven through other. Though mercy uses to be restricted to the showing of compassion upon men in misery, yet there is a righteousness in that mercy, and there is mercy in the most part of the acts of righteousness, as in not judging rashly, …
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And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.
A slothful man hideth his hand in his bosom, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.
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