As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.
He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.
A slothful man hideth his hand in his bosom, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.
The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.
Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
The slothful man saith, There is a lion without, I shall be slain in the streets.
For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.
I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; And, lo, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and the stone wall thereof was broken down. Then I saw, and considered it well: I looked upon it, and received instruction. Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth; and thy want as an armed man.
The slothful man saith, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets. As the door turneth upon his hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed. The slothful hideth his hand in his bosom; it grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth. The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.
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Total Passages: 10