Proverbs 20:13
Modern Translations
New International Version
Do not love sleep or you will grow poor; stay awake and you will have food to spare.

New Living Translation
If you love sleep, you will end in poverty. Keep your eyes open, and there will be plenty to eat!

English Standard Version
Love not sleep, lest you come to poverty; open your eyes, and you will have plenty of bread.

Berean Study Bible
Do not love sleep, or you will grow poor; open your eyes, and you will have plenty of food.

New American Standard Bible
Do not love sleep, or you will become poor; Open your eyes, and you will be satisfied with food.

NASB 1995
Do not love sleep, or you will become poor; Open your eyes, and you will be satisfied with food.

NASB 1977
Do not love sleep, lest you become poor; Open your eyes, and you will be satisfied with food.

Amplified Bible
Do not love [excessive] sleep, or you will become poor; Open your eyes [so that you can do your work] and you will be satisfied with bread.

Christian Standard Bible
Don’t love sleep, or you will become poor; open your eyes, and you’ll have enough to eat.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Don't love sleep, or you will become poor; open your eyes, and you'll have enough to eat."

Contemporary English Version
If you sleep all the time, you will starve; if you get up and work, you will have enough food.

Good News Translation
If you spend your time sleeping, you will be poor. Keep busy and you will have plenty to eat.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Do not love sleep or you will end up poor. Keep your eyes open, and you will have plenty to eat.

International Standard Version
Do not love sleep or you'll become poor, keep your eyes open and you'll have plenty of food.

NET Bible
Do not love sleep, lest you become impoverished; open your eyes so that you might be satisfied with food.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

New King James Version
Do not love sleep, lest you come to poverty; Open your eyes, and you will be satisfied with bread.

King James 2000 Bible
Love not sleep, lest you come to poverty; open your eyes, and you shall be satisfied with bread.

New Heart English Bible
Do not love sleep, lest you come to poverty. Open your eyes, and you shall be satisfied with bread.

World English Bible
Don't love sleep, lest you come to poverty. Open your eyes, and you shall be satisfied with bread.

American King James Version
Love not sleep, lest you come to poverty; open your eyes, and you shall be satisfied with bread.

American Standard Version
Love not sleep, let thou come to poverty; Open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

A Faithful Version
Do not love sleep, lest you come to poverty; open your eyes and you shall be satisfied with bread.

Darby Bible Translation
Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, [and] thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

English Revised Version
Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

Webster's Bible Translation
Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thy eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Loue not sleepe least thou come vnto pouertie: open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Loue not sleepe, lest thou come vnto pouertie: but open thyne eyes, that thou mayest haue bread inough.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Delyte not thou in slepe, lest thou come vnto pouerte: but ope thine eyes, & thou shalt haue bred ynough.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
Do not love sleep, lest you become poor, "" Open your eyes—be satisfied [with] bread.

Young's Literal Translation
Love not sleep, lest thou become poor, Open thine eyes -- be satisfied with bread.

Smith's Literal Translation
Thou shalt not love sleep lest thou shalt be dispossessed: open wide thine eyes, being filled with bread.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
Love not sleep, lest poverty oppress thee: open thy eyes, and be filled with bread.

Catholic Public Domain Version
Do not love sleep, lest deprivation oppress you. Open your eyes and be satisfied with bread.

Translations from Aramaic
Peshitta Holy Bible Translated
Do not love sleep, lest you become poor, but open your eyes and be satisfied with bread.

Lamsa Bible
Love not sleep test you come to poverty; open your eyes and you shall be satisfied with bread.

OT Translations
JPS Tanakh 1917
Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; Open thine eyes, and thou shalt have bread in plenty.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Love not to speak ill, lest thou be cut off: open thine eyes, and be filled with bread.








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