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A farmer too lazy to plow his fields at the right time will have nothing to harvest.
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Because of the cold the sluggard would not plough: he shall beg therefore in the summer, and it shall not be given him.
Proverbs 10:4 He that gathereth in the harvest, is a wise son: but he that snorteth in the summer, is the son of confusion.
Proverbs 19:15,24 Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep, and an idle soul shall suffer hunger. . . .
Proverbs 26:13-16 The slothful man saith: There is a lion in the way, and a lioness in the roads. . . .
Proverbs 6:10,11 And want shall come upon thee, as a traveller, and poverty as a man armed. But if thou be diligent, thy harvest shall come as a fountain, and want shall flee far from thee. . . .
Proverbs 19:15 Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep, and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.
Proverbs 24:34 And poverty shall come to thee as a runner, and beggary as an armed man.
Matthew 25:3-10,24-28 But the five foolish, having taken their lamps, did not take oil with them. . . .
2 Peter 1:5-11 And you, employing all care, minister in your faith, virtue: And in virtue, knowledge: . . .
ContextWine is a Mocker
…3It is an honour for a man to separate himself from quarrels: but all fools are meddling with reproaches. 4Because of the cold the sluggard would not plough: he shall beg therefore in the summer, and it shall not be given him.5Counsel in the heart of a man is like deep water: but a wise man will draw it out.…
Which, although she hath no guide, nor master, nor captain,
The sluggard willeth, and willeth not: but the soul of them that work, shall be made fat.
Counsel in the heart of a man is like deep water: but a wise man will draw it out.
Desires kill the slothful: for his hands have refused to work at all.
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