New Living Translation
Lazy people are soon poor; hard workers get rich.
King James Bible
He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
Darby Bible Translation
He cometh to want that dealeth with a slack hand; but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
World English Bible
He becomes poor who works with a lazy hand, but the hand of the diligent brings wealth.
Young's Literal Translation
Poor is he who is working -- a slothful hand, And the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
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From listening to the teaching of Christ, we turn once more to follow His working. It will be remembered, that the visit to Bethany divides the period from the Feast of the Dedication to the last Paschal week into two parts. It also forms the prelude and preparation for the awful events of the End. For, it was on that occasion that the members of the Sanhedrin formally resolved on His Death. It now only remained to settle and carry out the plans for giving effect to their purpose. This is one aspect …
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Lazy people want much but get little, but those who work hard will prosper.
A lazy person is as bad as someone who destroys things.
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