New American Standard Bible
For the heavy drinker and the glutton will come to poverty, And drowsiness will clothe one with rags.
King James Bible
For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.
Darby Bible Translation
For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty; and drowsiness clotheth with rags.
World English Bible
for the drunkard and the glutton shall become poor; and drowsiness clothes them in rags.
Young's Literal Translation
For the quaffer and glutton become poor, And drowsiness clotheth with rags.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
The three forms of evil that destroy reputation and tempt to waste are brought together.
Drowsiness - Specially the drunken sleep, heavy and confused.
LibraryThe Portrait of a Drunkyard
'Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes? 30. They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine. 31. Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth his colour in the cup, when it moveth itself aright. 32. At the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder. 33. Thine eyes shall behold strange women, and thine heart shall utter perverse things. 34. Yea, thou shalt be as …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
The Heart: a Gift for God
A Sermon on a Text not Found in the Bible.
"The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, 'Behold, a gluttonous man and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!' Yet wisdom is vindicated by her deeds."
"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest "--
Your poverty will come in like a vagabond And your need like an armed man.
He who loves pleasure will become a poor man; He who loves wine and oil will not become rich.
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