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Proverbs 19:15

    Proverbs 19:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; And the idle soul shall suffer hunger.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Hate of work sends deep sleep on a man: and he who has no industry will go without food.

    Webster's Revision

    Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; And the idle soul shall suffer hunger.

    World English Bible

    Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep. The idle soul shall suffer hunger.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and the idle soul shall suffer hunger.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 19:15

    Into a deep sleep - תרדמה tardemah, the same into which Adam was thrown, before Eve was taken from his side. Sloth renders a man utterly unconscious of all his interests. Though he has frequently felt hunger, yet he is regardless that his continual slothfulness must necessarily plunge him into more sufferings.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 19:15

    Casteth into a deep sleep - Better, causeth deep sleep to fall.

    Wesley's Notes on Proverbs 19:15

    19:15 Casteth - Makes a man careless, and like one asleep in his business.