4 Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 10:4

Commentary on Proverbs 10:4

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Those who are fervent in spirit, serving the Lord, are likely to be rich in faith, and rich in good works.

4 Sluggards do not plow in season; so at harvest time they look but find nothing.

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Proverbs 20:4

Commentary on Proverbs 20:4

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He who labours and endures hardship in his seed-time for eternity, will be properly diligent as to his earthly business.