New American Standard Bible
The sluggard buries his hand in the dish, But will not even bring it back to his mouth.
King James Bible
A slothful man hideth his hand in his bosom, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.
Darby Bible Translation
A sluggard burieth his hand in the dish, and will not even bring it to his mouth again.
World English Bible
The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.
Young's Literal Translation
The slothful hath hidden his hand in a dish, Even unto his mouth he bringeth it not back.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Hideth his hand in his bosom - Better, dippeth his hand in the dish (compare 2 Kings 21:13). The scene brought before us is that of an Eastern feast. There are no knives, or forks, or spoons. Every guest has to help himself, or be helped by the host. Compare John 13:26.
LibraryHow the Impatient and the Patient are to be Admonished.
(Admonition 10.) Differently to be admonished are the impatient and the patient. For the impatient are to be told that, while they neglect to bridle their spirit, they are hurried through many steep places of iniquity which they seek not after, inasmuch as fury drives the mind whither desire draws it not, and, when perturbed, it does, not knowing, what it afterwards grieves for when it knows. The impatient are also to be told that, when carried headlong by the impulse of emotion, they act in some …
Leo the Great—Writings of Leo the Great
"Boast not Thyself of to Morrow, for Thou Knowest not what a Day May Bring Forth. "
And He answered, "He who dipped his hand with Me in the bowl is the one who will betray Me.
And He said to them, "It is one of the twelve, one who dips with Me in the bowl.
The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; He is weary of bringing it to his mouth again.
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