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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 will 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.

    Barnes' Notes 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.