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Proverbs 26:15

    Proverbs 26:15 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    The slothful hideth his hand in his bosom; it grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    The slothful hides his hand in his bosom; it grieves him to bring it again to his mouth.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    The sluggard burieth his hand in the dish; It wearieth him to bring it again to his mouth.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    The hater of work puts his hand deep into the basin: lifting it again to his mouth is a weariness to him.

    Webster's Revision

    The sluggard burieth his hand in the dish; It wearieth him to bring it again to his mouth.

    World English Bible

    The sluggard buries his hand in the dish. He is too lazy to bring it back to his mouth.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    The sluggard burieth his hand in the dish; it wearieth him to bring it again to his mouth.

    Barnes' Notes on Proverbs 26:15

    Grieveth him - Better, wearieth him.