New Living Translation
A lazy person is as bad as someone who destroys things.
King James Bible
He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
Darby Bible Translation
He also who is indolent in his work is brother of the destroyer.
World English Bible
One who is slack in his work is brother to him who is a master of destruction.
Young's Literal Translation
He also that is remiss in his work, A brother he is to a destroyer.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
18:9 Is brother - Though they take several paths, yet both come to one end.
LibraryA Faithful Friend
Friendship, however, though very pleasing and exceedingly blessed, has been the cause of the greatest misery to men when it has been unworthy and unfaithful; for just in proportion as a good friend is sweet, a false friend is full of bitterness. "A faithless friend is sharper than an adder's tooth." It is sweet to repose in some one; but O! how bitter to have that support snapped, and to receive a grievous fall as the effect of your confidence. Fidelity is an absolute necessary in a true friend; …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 3: 1857
Would that I were More Closely Bound
Epistle cxv. To Syagrius, Bishop of Augustodunum (Autun).
Have Read the Letter which You in Your Wisdom have Written Me. You Inveigh against Me
Lazy people are soon poor; hard workers get rich.
Rumors are dainty morsels that sink deep into one's heart.
Anyone who steals from his father and mother and says, "What's wrong with that?" is no better than a murderer.
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