New Living Translation
Lazy people want much but get little, but those who work hard will prosper.
King James Bible
The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
Darby Bible Translation
A sluggard's soul desireth and hath nothing; but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
World English Bible
The soul of the sluggard desires, and has nothing, but the desire of the diligent shall be fully satisfied.
Young's Literal Translation
The soul of the slothful is desiring, and hath not. And the soul of the diligent is made fat.
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LibrarySecond Sunday after Easter
Text: First Peter 2, 20-25. 20 For what glory is it, if, when ye sin, and are buffeted for it, ye shall take it patiently? but if, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye shall take it patiently, this is acceptable with God. 21 For hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that ye should follow his steps: 22 who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth: 23 who, when he was reviled, reviled not again; when he suffered, threatened not; but committed …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. II
How is Christ, as the Life, to be Applied by a Soul that Misseth God's Favour and Countenance.
Opposition to Messiah Ruinous
"But if Ye have Bitter Envying and Strife in Your Hearts, Glory Not," &C.
Take a lesson from the ants, you lazybones. Learn from their ways and become wise!
Lazy people are soon poor; hard workers get rich.
Lazy people don't even cook the game they catch, but the diligent make use of everything they find.
Those who control their tongue will have a long life; opening your mouth can ruin everything.
The godly hate lies; the wicked cause shame and disgrace.
Those too lazy to plow in the right season will have no food at the harvest.
Good planning and hard work lead to prosperity, but hasty shortcuts lead to poverty.
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