New International Version
The way of the sluggard is blocked with 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The way of the slothful man is as a hedge of thorns - Because he is slothful, he imagines ten thousand difficulties in the way which cannot be surmounted; but they are all the creatures of his own imagination, and that imagination is formed by his sloth.
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A sermon (No. 177) delivered on Sabbath morning, February 14, 1858 At The Music Hall, Royal Surrey Gardens by C. H. Spurgeon. "Hell and destruction are before the Lord: how much more then the hearts of the children of men?" -- Proverbs 15:11. You have often smiled at the ignorance of heathens who bow themselves before gods of wood and stone. You have quoted the words of Scripture and you have said, "Eyes have they, but they see not; ears have they, but they hear not." You have therefore argued that …
C.H. Spurgeon—Sermons on Proverbs
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