Proverbs 6:6-16 NIV

6 Go to the ant, you sluggard;1 consider its ways and be wise!

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      7 It has no commander, no overseer or ruler,
      8 yet it stores its provisions in summer2 and gathers its food at harvest.3

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      9 How long will you lie there, you sluggard?4 When will you get up from your sleep?

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      10 A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest5--

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      11 and poverty6 will come on you like a bandit and scarcity like an armed man.a

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        • a 6:11 - Or "like a vagrant / and scarcity like a beggar"
          12 A scoundrel and villain, who goes about with a corrupt mouth,
          13 who winks with his eye,7 signals with his feet and motions with his fingers,8

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          14 who plots evil9 with deceit in his heart-- he always stirs up dissension.10

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              15 Therefore disaster will overtake him in an instant;11 he will suddenly12 be destroyed--without remedy.13

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              16 There are six things the LORD hates,14 seven that are detestable to him:

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