He becomes poor who has a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent makes rich.
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George Leo Haydock
Poverty. Even of those who had plenty. This is true in a spiritual sense likewise. (Calmet)
The kingdom of heaven suffereth violence. (Haydock)
Otiositas mater nugarum, noverca virtutum. (St. Bernard, consid. ii.)
He This is not in Hebrew, Greek, St. Jerome, or in several Latin copies. (Calmet)
We find it in the Septuagint, chap. ix. 13.
Away. He derives no benefits from lies. (Menochius)