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BURNIN’ DAYLIGHT

Pondering the Principles of Proverbs

daylight

 

 

The proverb for the basis of this discussion reminds me of the John Wayne movie, “The Cowboys,” where he shouted the now-famous lines: 
        “Hurry it up. We’re burnin’ daylight!”

He had to get his cattle to auction, but he had no help. He ended up hiring on a bunch of young boys to help him move the cows. It is at once, a coming-of-age, and heroic-journey story.

He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely,
But he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully.                (Pro. 10:5)

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WHERE ARE THE JOBS

Pondering the Principles of Proverbs

ambitionNew International Version
Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth.

New Living Translation
Lazy people are soon poor; hard workers get rich.

English Standard Version
A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.

New American Standard Bible 
Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.

King James Bible
He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Idle hands make one poor, but diligent hands bring riches. 

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