New International Version
He who gathers crops in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.
King James Bible
He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.
Darby Bible Translation
He that gathereth in summer is a wise son; he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.
World English Bible
He who gathers in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during the harvest is a son who causes shame.
Young's Literal Translation
Whoso is gathering in summer is a wise son, Whoso is sleeping in harvest is a son causing shame.
Proverbs 10:5 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
He that gathereth in summer - All the work of the field should be done in the season suitable to it. If summer and harvest be neglected, in vain does a man expect the fruits of autumn.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Two-Fold Aspect of the Divine Working
'The way of the Lord is strength to the upright: but destruction shall be to the workers of iniquity.'--PROVERBS x. 29. You observe that the words 'shall be,' in the last clause, are a supplement. They are quite unnecessary, and in fact they rather hinder the sense. They destroy the completeness of the antithesis between the two halves of the verse. If you leave them out, and suppose that the 'way of the Lord' is what is spoken of in both clauses, you get a far deeper and fuller meaning. 'The way …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture
Sanctions of Moral Law, Natural and Governmental.
How the Simple and the Crafty are to be Admonished.
Letter xv (Circa A. D. 1129) to Alvisus, Abbot of Anchin
yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest.
Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth.
Blessings crown the head of the righteous, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.
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