Proverbs 21:25
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
The desire of the sluggard puts him to death, For his hands refuse to work;

King James Bible
The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.

Darby Bible Translation
The desire of the sluggard killeth him; for his hands refuse to work:

World English Bible
The desire of the sluggard kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.

Young's Literal Translation
The desire of the slothful slayeth him, For his hands have refused to work.

Proverbs 21:25 Parallel
Barnes' Notes on the Bible

Killeth him - He wastes his strength and life in unsatisfied longings for something which he has not energy to gain. The wish to do great or good things may sometimes be taken for the deed, but if the hindrance is from a man's own sloth, it does but add to his condemnation.

Proverbs 21:25 Parallel Commentaries

Epistle Cvi. To Syagrius, Ætherius, virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops .
To Syagrius, Ætherius, Virgilius, and Desiderius, Bishops [65] . Gregory to Syagrius of Augustodunum (Autun), Etherius of Lugdunum (Lyons), Virgilius of Aretale (Arles), and Desiderius of Vienna (Vienne), bishops of Gaul. A paribus. Our Head, which is Christ, has to this end willed us to be His members, that through the bond of charity and faith He might make us one body in Himself. And to Him it befits us so to adhere in heart, that, since without Him we can be nothing, through Him we may
Saint Gregory the Great—the Epistles of Saint Gregory the Great

The accession of Ahaz to the throne brought Isaiah and his associates face to face with conditions more appalling than any that had hitherto existed in the realm of Judah. Many who had formerly withstood the seductive influence of idolatrous practices were now being persuaded to take part in the worship of heathen deities. Princes in Israel were proving untrue to their trust; false prophets were arising with messages to lead astray; even some of the priests were teaching for hire. Yet the leaders
Ellen Gould White—The Story of Prophets and Kings

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