New American Standard Bible
The way of the lazy is as a hedge of thorns, But the path of the upright is a highway.
King James Bible
The way of the slothful man is as an hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous is made plain.
Darby Bible Translation
The way of the sluggard is as a hedge of thorns; but the path of the upright is made plain.
World English Bible
The way of the sluggard is like a thorn patch, but the path of the upright is a highway.
Young's Literal Translation
The way of the slothful is as a hedge of briers, And the path of the upright is raised up.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The slothful goes on his journey, and for him the path is thick set with thorns, briars, fences, through which he cannot force his way. For the "righteous" (better, upright), the same path is as the broad raised causeway of the king's highway. Compare Isaiah 40:3.
LibraryGod, the All-Seeing One
We have in our text, first of all, a great fact declared,--"Hell and destruction are before the Lord ;" we have, secondly, a great fact inferred,--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" I. We will begin with THE GREAT FACT WHICH IS DECLARED--a fact which furnishes us with premises from which we deduce the practical conclusion of the second sentence--"How much more then the hearts of the children of men?" The best interpretation that you can give of those two words, "hell" and "destruction," …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 4: 1858
Epistle cxxii. To Rechared, King of the visigoths .
A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, But the slow to anger calms a dispute.
A wise son makes a father glad, But a foolish man despises his mother.
Thorns and snares are in the way of the perverse; He who guards himself will be far from them.
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