Laziness causes one to fall into deep sleep, and the idle persona will go hungry.
Heb. is nephesh, “soul,” here put for an individual person.
“idle.” The Hebrew word is remiyah (#07423 רְמִיָּה), and means slackness; sluggish, lax, negligent, and careless behavior. It occurs 4 times in Proverbs: Proverbs 10:4, 12:24, 27 and 19:15. See commentary on Proverbs 10:4 for more information.