Bible Verses Quotes (28 quotes)
Working Hard And Not Being Lazy
Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich. Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, So is the lazy one to those who send him. The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside; I will be killed in the streets! The sluggard says, "There is a lion in the road! A lion is in the open square! The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, But the soul of the diligent is made fat. The sluggard does not plow after the autumn, So he begs during the harvest and has nothing.
Proverbs - He becometh poor that dealeth [with] a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich. Proverbs - How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? Read More Proverbs - A slothful [man] hideth his hand in [his] bosom, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again. Proverbs - Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Proverbs - The soul of the sluggard desireth, and [hath] nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
What does the Bible say about? For even when we were with you, we would give you this command: If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat. But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever. How long will you lie there, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?
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Commit some of these verses to memory, and use them as a sword against sluggishness and idleness! - Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.
Some people are always tired because of a bad sleeping pattern, sleep deprivation, bad eating, thyroid problems, lack of exercise, etc. If anyone is having trouble with fighting laziness. Check out these things first. Scripture has a lot to say on this topic. Clearly we see that laziness is a sin and it also leads to poverty.
What does the Bible say about? The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied. Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise. Without having any chief, officer, or ruler, she prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest. How long will you lie there, O sluggard?