Proverbs 19:24

24 1The sluggard buries his hand in 2the dish and will not even bring it back to his mouth.

Proverbs 19:24 In-Context

22 What is desired in a man is steadfast love, and a poor man is better than a liar.
23 The fear of the LORD leads to life, and whoever has it rests satisfied; he will not be visited by harm.
24 The sluggard buries his hand in the dish and will not even bring it back to his mouth.
25 Strike a scoffer, and the simple will learn prudence; reprove a man of understanding, and he will gain knowledge.
26 He who does violence to his father and chases away his mother is a son who brings shame and reproach.

Cross References 2

  • 1. Proverbs 26:15; [Proverbs 15:19; Proverbs 20:4]
  • 2. [Matthew 26:23; Mark 14:20]
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