NIV: Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth.
NAS: Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.
KJV: He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
GWT: Lazy hands bring poverty, but hard-working hands bring riches.
ASV: He becometh poor that worketh with a slack hand; But the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
BBE: He who is slow in his work becomes poor, but the hand of the ready worker gets in wealth.
DBY: He cometh to want that dealeth with a slack hand; but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
DRB: The slothful hand hath wrought poverty: but the hand of the industrious getteth riches. He that trusteth to lies feedeth the winds: and the same runneth after birds that fly away.
WBS: He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
WEB: He becomes poor who works with a lazy hand, but the hand of the diligent brings wealth.
YLT: Poor is he who is working -- a slothful hand, And the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
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