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Proverbs 15:19

    Proverbs 15:19 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The way of the slothful man is as an hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous is made plain.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The way of the slothful man is as an hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous is made plain.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The way of the sluggard is as a hedge of thorns; But the path of the upright is made a highway.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Thorns are round the way of the hater of work; but the road of the hard worker becomes a highway.

    Webster's Revision

    The way of the sluggard is as a hedge of thorns; But the path of the upright is made a highway.

    World English Bible

    The way of the sluggard is like a thorn patch, but the path of the upright is a highway.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The way of the sluggard is as an hedge of thorns: but the path of the upright is made an highway.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 15:19

    The way of the slothful man is as a hedge of thorns - Because he is slothful, he imagines ten thousand difficulties in the way which cannot be surmounted; but they are all the creatures of his own imagination, and that imagination is formed by his sloth.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 15:19

    The slothful goes on his journey, and for him the path is thick set with thorns, briars, fences, through which he cannot force his way. For the "righteous" (better, upright), the same path is as the broad raised causeway of the king's highway. Compare Isaiah 40:3.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 15:19

    15:19 An hedge - As a way hedged up with thorns, troublesome, perplexed, and full of difficulties. Plain - Is easy and pleasant to him, notwithstanding all its difficulties.