Proverbs 12:24

24 The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful[a] shall be under tribute.

Proverbs 12:24 In-Context

22 Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.
23 A prudent man concealeth knowledge: but the heart of fools proclaimeth foolishness.
24 The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.
25 Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.
26 The righteous is more excellent than his neighbour: but the way of the wicked seduceth them.

Footnotes 1

  • [a]. slothful: or, deceitful
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