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Proverbs 10:5

    Proverbs 10:5 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He that gathers in summer is a wise son: but he that sleeps in harvest is a son that causes shame.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He that gathereth in summer is a wise son; But he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He who in summer gets together his store is a son who does wisely; but he who takes his rest when the grain is being cut is a son causing shame.

    Webster's Revision

    He that gathereth in summer is a wise son; But he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.

    World English Bible

    He who gathers in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during the harvest is a son who causes shame.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 10:5

    He that gathereth in summer - All the work of the field should be done in the season suitable to it. If summer and harvest be neglected, in vain does a man expect the fruits of autumn.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 10:5

    The son is called upon to enter upon the labors of others, and reap where they have sown. To sleep when the plenteous harvest lies ready for the sickle is the most extreme laziness.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 10:5

    10:5 Gathereth - The fruits of his field. In summer - In harvest. He that improved the opportunities of doing good to himself and others.