Proverbs 6:6

 

“Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:”

King James Version (KJV)

 

 

Other Translations of Proverbs 6:6

“ Goe to the Ant, thou sluggard, consider her wayes, and be wise.”
King James Version (1611) - View original scan of Proverbs chapter 6
 

“Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise,”
New American Standard Version (1995)
 

“Go to the ant, thou sluggard; Consider her ways, and be wise:”
American Standard Version (1901)
 

“Go to the ant, you hater of work; give thought to her ways and be wise:”
Basic English Bible
 

“Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways and be wise:”
Darby Bible
 

“Go to the ant, O sluggard, and consider her ways, and learn wisdom: ”
Douay Rheims Bible
 

“Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: ”
Webster's Bible
 

“Go to the ant, you sluggard. Consider her ways, and be wise;”
World English Bible
 

“Go unto the ant, O slothful one, See her ways and be wise;”
Youngs Literal Bible
 

“ Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise;”
Jewish Publication Society Bible
 


 

Bob's comment on 2015-05-13 00:37:39:

Vs. 6-11 is saying that you are expected to plan for your future. Live as if The Lord is coming NOW, but be prepared to be able to care for yourself for however long it takes for the Lord to return . We are stewarts of all that God has given us. It says that if you don 't work you don 't eat, other words if you don 't have it you can 't get it. If at all possible leave an inheritance behind. Take a lesson from the ant, be thrifty be industrious. Don 't be lazy, be prepared

 

david george's comment on 2014-09-14 18:34:11:

posted my comments.Ant is the smallest of all creation yet god is reminded of this creation work and appreciates its living, rather than the creation of man, who was formed in his own image.A slothful mans behaviour is shameful for gods eyes.

 

Julie's comment on 2014-02-06 13:21:56:

I wish I could find a way to explain this Proverb to my teenage son who thinks he shouldn't help around the house.

 


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