Proverbs 26 :13

Proverbs 26 :13 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

The slothful man said, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.

American King James Version (AKJV)

The slothful man said, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.

American Standard Version (ASV)

The sluggard saith, There is a lion in the way; A lion is in the streets.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

The hater of work says, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.

Webster's Revision

The slothful man saith, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.

World English Bible

The sluggard says, "There is a lion in the road! A fierce lion roams the streets!"

English Revised Version (ERV)

The sluggard saith, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.

Definitions for Proverbs 26 :13

Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 26 :13

The slothful man saith - See the note on Proverbs 22:13 (note).

Barnes's Commentary on Proverbs 26 :13

Compare the marginal reference note. Here there is greater dramatic vividness in the two words used:

(1) A roaring one,

(2) a lion, more specifically.

Wesley's Commentary on Proverbs 26 :13

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