Bible verses about slothfulness | Coverdale

Bible verses about "slothfulness" | Coverdale

Ephesians 4:28

28 He that hath stollen, let him steale nomore: but let him laboure rather, and do some good with his hondes, that he maye haue to geue vnto him that nedeth.

Proverbs 26:13-16

13 The slouthfull sayeth: there is a leoparde in ye waye, and a lyon in ye myddest of the stretes. 14 Like as the dore turneth aboute vpon the tresholde, euen so doth the slouthfull welter himself in his bedd. 15 The slouthfull body thrusteth his hode in to his bosome, and it greueth him to put it agayne to his mouth. 16 The slogarde thinketh him self wyser, then vij. men that sytt and teach.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

10 What so euer thou takest in hande to do, that do with all thy power: for amoge the deed (where as thou goest vnto) there is nether worke, councell, knowlege ner wy?dome.

1 Timothy 5:8

8 But yf there be eny man that prouydeth not for his awne, and specially for them of his houssholde, the same hath denyed the faith, and is worse then an infydele.

Ephesians 6:5-9

5 Ye seruauntes, obey youre bodely masters, with feare and tremblynge, in synglenes of youre hert, euen as vnto Christ, 6 not with seruyce onely in the eye sighte, as men pleasers: but as the seruauntes off Christ, doynge the wyll off God from the hert 7 with good wyll. Thynke that ye serue the LORDE and not me: 8 and be sure, that what good soeuer a man doth, he shal reaceaue it agayne of the LORDE, whether he be bonde or fre. 9 And ye masters, do euen the same vnto the, puttynge awaye threatenynges, and knowe that euen youre master also is in heauen, nether is there eny respecte of personnes with him.

Proverbs 21:25

25 The voluptuousnesse of the slouthfull is his owne death, for his hades wyll not labor.

Proverbs 12:24

24 A diliget hande shal beare rule, but the ydle shal be vnder tribute.

Colossians 3:17

17 And what soeuer ye do in worde or worke, do all in the name of the LORDE Iesu, and geue thankes vnto God the father by him.

Proverbs 24:30-34

30 I wente by ye felde of ye slouthfull, & by ye vynyarde of the foolish ma. 31 And lo, it was all couered wt nettels, & stode full of thistles, & ye stone wall was broke downe. 32 This I sawe, & cosidered it wel: I loked vpo it, & toke it for a warnynge. 33 Yee slepe on still a litle, slobre a litle, folde thine hodes together yet a litle: 34 so shall pouerte come vnto the as one yt trauayleth by ye waye, & necessite like a wapened man.

Proverbs 12:11

11 He that tilleth his lode, shal haue plenteousnesse of bred: but he yt foloweth ydylnes, is a very foole.

Proverbs 10:4

4 An ydle hande maketh poore, but a quycke laboringe hande maketh riche.

2 Thessalonians 3:11-12

11 For we heare saye, that there are some which walke amonge you inordinatly, and worke not at all, but are busy bodies. 12 But them that are soche, we commaunde and exhorte by oure LORDE Iesus Christ, that they worke with quyetnes, and eate their awne bred.

Romans 12:10-11

10 Be kynde one to another with brotherly loue. In geuynge honoure go one before another. 11 Be not slouthfull in the busynesse that ye haue in hande. Be feruent in the sprete. Applye youre selues vnto the tyme.

Proverbs 19:24

24 A slouthfull body shuteth his honde in to his bosome, so yt he can not put it to his mouth.

Proverbs 13:4

4 The slogarde wolde fayne haue, and can not get his desyre: but the soule of the diligent shal haue plenty.

Proverbs 19:15

15 Slouthfulnes bryngeth slepe, & an ydell soule shal suffer hoger.

Ecclesiastes 10:18

18 Thorow slouthfulnesse the balkes fall downe, and thorow ydle hades it rayneth in at the house.

2 Thessalonians 3:10

10 And whan we were wt you, this we warned you of, that yf there were eny which wolde not worke, ye same shulde not eate.

Colossians 3:23

23 What so euer ye do, do it hertely, euen as vnto the LORDE and not vnto men.

Proverbs 20:4

4 A slouthfull body wyl not go to plowe for colde, therfore shal he go abegginge in Sommer, and haue nothinge.

Proverbs 6:6

6 Go to the Emmet (thou slogarde) cosidre hir wayes, & lerne to be wyse.

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