Proverbs 23 :21

Proverbs 23 :21 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

American King James Version (AKJV)

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

American Standard Version (ASV)

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty; And drowsiness will clothe a man with rags.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

For those who take delight in drink and feasting will come to be in need; and through love of sleep a man will be poorly clothed.

Webster's Revision

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

World English Bible

for the drunkard and the glutton shall become poor; and drowsiness clothes them in rags.

English Revised Version (ERV)

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

Definitions for Proverbs 23 :21

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 23 :21

Barnes's Commentary on Proverbs 23 :21

The three forms of evil that destroy reputation and tempt to waste are brought together.

Drowsiness - Specially the drunken sleep, heavy and confused.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 23 :21

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