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Lazy people turn over in bed. They get no farther than a door swinging on its hinges.
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As the door turneth upon its hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed.
Proverbs 6:9,10 Thou wilt sleep a little, thou wilt slumber a little, thou wilt fold thy hands a little to sleep: . . .
Proverbs 12:24,27 The hand of the valiant shall bear rule: but that which is slothful shall be under tribute. . . .
Proverbs 24:33 Thou wilt sleep a little, said I, thou wilt slumber a little, thou wilt fold thy hands a little to rest.
Hebrews 6:12 That you become not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience shall inherit the promises.
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…13The slothful man saith: There is a lion in the way, and a lioness in the roads. 14As the door turneth upon its hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed.15The slothful hideth his hand under his armpit, and it grieveth him to turn it to his mouth.…
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