Or but diligence is precious wealth
Proverbs 12:27 — The New International Version (NIV)
27 The lazy do not roast any game,
but the diligent feed on the riches of the hunt.
Proverbs 12:27 — King James Version (KJV 1900)
27 The slothful man roasteth not that which he took in hunting:
But the substance of a diligent man is precious.
Proverbs 12:27 — New Living Translation (NLT)
27 Lazy people don’t even cook the game they catch,
but the diligent make use of everything they find.
Proverbs 12:27 — The New King James Version (NKJV)
27 The lazy man does not roast what he took in hunting,
But diligence is man’s precious possession.
Proverbs 12:27 — New Century Version (NCV)
27 The lazy catch no food to cook,
but a hard worker will have great wealth.
Proverbs 12:27 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)
27 The slothful man roasteth not that which he took in hunting;
But the precious substance of men is to the diligent.
Proverbs 12:27 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)
27 The slothful roasteth not what he took in hunting; but man’s precious substance is to the diligent.
Proverbs 12:27 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)
27 A lazy hunter does not catchhis prey,
but a hard-working person becomes wealthy.
Proverbs 12:27 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)
27 A lazy man doesn’t roast his game,
but to a diligent man, his wealth is precious.
Proverbs 12:27 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
27 The lazy do not roast their game,
but the diligent obtain precious wealth.
Proverbs 12:27 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)
27 The lazy will not roast his game,
but diligence is the precious wealth of a man.
Proverbs 12:27 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)
27 Anyone who refuses to work doesn’t even cook what he catches.
But a man who works hard values what he has.
Proverbs 12:27 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)
27 A lazy man does not roast his prey,
But the precious possession of a man is diligence.