A (11) As a dog returneth to his vomit, so a fool returneth to his folly.
B (12) Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? there is more hope of a fool than of him.
C (13) The slothful man saith, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.
D (1) As the door turneth upon his hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed.
C1 (15) The slothful hideth his hand in his bosom; it grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth.
B1 (16) The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.
A1 (17) He that passeth by, and meddleth with strife belonging not to him, is like one that taketh a dog by the ears.