Proverbs 6:6–11

The Folly of Indolence

6 cGo to the ant, you sluggard!

Consider her ways and be wise,

7 Which, having no 4captain,

Overseer or ruler,

8 Provides her 5supplies in the summer,

And gathers her food in the harvest.

9 dHow long will you 6slumber, O sluggard?

When will you rise from your sleep?

10 A little sleep, a little slumber,

A little folding of the hands to sleep—

11 eSo shall your poverty come on you like a prowler,

And your need like an armed man.

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