13 The sluggard says, “There’s a lion outside! I’ll be killed in the public square!”

Read Proverbs 22:13 Using Other Translations

The slothful man saith, There is a lion without, I shall be slain in the streets.
The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside! I shall be killed in the streets!"
The lazy person claims, “There’s a lion out there! If I go outside, I might be killed!”