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Proverbs 10:4 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Idle hands make one poor,
but diligent hands bring riches.

Proverbs 21:5-6 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

The plans of the diligent certainly lead to profit,
but anyone who is reckless certainly becomes poor.

Making a fortune through a lying tongue
is a vanishing mist,[a] a pursuit of death.[b][c]

Footnotes:

  1. Proverbs 21:6 Or a breath blown away
  2. Proverbs 21:6 Some Hb mss, LXX, Vg read a snare of death
  3. Proverbs 21:6 Lit is vanity, ones seeking death

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