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Proverbs 26:13

    Proverbs 26:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The slothful man saith, 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 sluggard 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.

    Clarke's Commentary on Proverbs 26:13

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

    Barnes' Notes 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.