Proverbs 20:4, The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold, therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.
I suppose there is a bit of laziness in all of us, some more, some less.
This verse is talking about a consistent lazy person and uses the term sluggard to describe his lifestyle.
A person whose laziness transcends the seasons.
Webster's 1828 Dictionary defines a slug in the noun category as a kind of snail, very destructive to plants.
In the verb form it means: To move slowly, lie idle. Shakespeare defines slug as a drone, a slow heavy, lazy fellow.
There is a word called slugabed, defined as one who indulges in lying abed.
Webster defines sluggard as a person habitually lazy, idle, and inactive, a drone.
This verse describes a person who is a lazy all the time. A first class sluggard! A top of the line sluggard.
This one has all the excuses down pat and he convinces himself that the excuses are valid and he is not guily about his lazy ways and sluggardly habits.
But the end of his ways will reveal to him what he is.
Given enough time God has so ordained things that you will be revealed for what you are.
Your habits and your ways will result in a full ice box or a Mother Hubbard's cupboard.