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Proverbs 18:9

    Proverbs 18:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    He also that is slack in his work Is brother to him that is a destroyer.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    He who does not give his mind to his work is brother to him who makes destruction.

    Webster's Revision

    He also that is slack in his work Is brother to him that is a destroyer.

    World English Bible

    One who is slack in his work is brother to him who is a master of destruction.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    He also that is slack in his work is brother to him that is a destroyer.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 18:9

    He also that is slothful - A slothful man neglects his work, and the materials go to ruin: the master, he destroys the materials. They are both destroyers.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 18:9

    18:9 Is brother - Though they take several paths, yet both come to one end.