Bible verses about "apathy" | YLT

Joshua 24:14-15

14 `And now, fear ye Jehovah, and serve Him, in perfection and in truth, and turn aside the gods which your fathers served beyond the River, and in Egypt, and serve ye Jehovah;
15 and if wrong in your eyes to serve Jehovah—choose for you to-day whom ye do serve; —whether the gods whom your fathers served, which are beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorite in whose land ye are dwelling; and I and my house—we serve Jehovah.'

Ecclesiastes 9:10

10 All that thy hand findeth to do, with thy power do, for there is no work, and device, and knowledge, and wisdom in Sheol whither thou art going.

1 Thessalonians 5:21

21 all things prove; that which is good hold fast;

Hebrews 6:4-6

4 for it is impossible for those once enlightened, having tasted also of the heavenly gift, and partakers having became of the Holy Spirit, 5 and did taste the good saying of God, the powers also of the coming age, 6 and having fallen away, again to renew them to reformation, having crucified again to themselves the Son of God, and exposed to public shame.

1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

1 And concerning the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need of my writing to you, 2 for yourselves have known thoroughly that the day of the Lord as a thief in the night doth so come, 3 for when they may say, Peace and surety, then sudden destruction doth stand by them, as the travail doth her who is with child, and they shall not escape; 4 and ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that the day may catch you as a thief; 5 all ye are sons of light, and sons of day; we are not of night, nor of darkness,
6 so, then, we may not sleep as also the others, but watch and be sober, 7 for those sleeping, by night do sleep, and those making themselves drunk, by night are drunken, 8 and we, being of the day—let us be sober, putting on a breastplate of faith and love, and an helmet—a hope of salvation, 9 because God did not appoint us to anger, but to the acquiring of salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ, 10 who did die for us, that whether we wake—whether we sleep—together with him we may live;
11 wherefore, comfort ye one another, and build ye up, one the one, as also ye do.

Hebrews 5:11-12

11 concerning whom we have much discourse and of hard explanation to say, since ye have become dull of hearing, 12 for even owing to be teachers, because of the time, again ye have need that one teach you what are the elements of the beginning of the oracles of God, and ye have become having need of milk, and not of strong food,

Ephesians 5:16

16 redeeming the time, because the days are evil;

Mark 14:38-41

38 Watch ye and pray, that ye may not enter into temptation; the spirit indeed is forward, but the flesh weak.' 39 And again having gone away, he prayed, the same word saying; 40 and having returned, he found them again sleeping, for their eyes were heavy, and they had not known what they might answer him. 41 And he cometh the third time, and saith to them, `Sleep on henceforth, and rest—it is over; the hour did come; lo, the Son of Man is delivered up to the hands of the sinful;

Hebrews 11:6

6 and apart from faith it is impossible to please well, for it behoveth him who is coming to God to believe that He is, and to those seeking Him He becometh a rewarder.

Revelation 3:15-16

15 I have known thy works, that neither cold art thou nor hot; I would thou wert cold or hot. 16 So—because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I am about to vomit thee out of my mouth;

Romans 12:9-13

9 The love unfeigned: abhorring the evil; cleaving to the good; 10 in the love of brethren, to one another kindly affectioned: in the honour going before one another; 11 in the diligence not slothful; in the spirit fervent; the Lord serving; 12 in the hope rejoicing; in the tribulation enduring; in the prayer persevering; 13 to the necessities of the saints communicating; the hospitality pursuing.

John 5:39-40

39 `Ye search the Writings, because ye think in them to have life age-during, and these are they that are testifying concerning me; 40 and ye do not will to come unto me, that ye may have life;

Proverbs 15:19

19 The way of the slothful is as a hedge of briers, And the path of the upright is raised up.

Ephesians 6:10-12

10 As to the rest, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might; 11 put on the whole armour of God, for your being able to stand against the wiles of the devil, 12 because we have not the wrestling with blood and flesh, but with the principalities, with the authorities, with the world-rulers of the darkness of this age, with the spiritual things of the evil in the heavenly places;

Romans 12:11

11 in the diligence not slothful; in the spirit fervent; the Lord serving;

Revelation 3:2

2 become watching, and strengthen the rest of the things that are about to die, for I have not found thy works fulfilled before God.

2 Timothy 4:3-4

3 for there shall be a season when the sound teaching they will not suffer, but according to their own desires to themselves they shall heap up teachers—itching in the hearing, 4 and indeed, from the truth the hearing they shall turn away, and to the fables they shall be turned aside.

Zephaniah 1:12-13

12 And it hath come to pass, at that time, I search Jerusalem with lights, And I have laid a charge on the men Who are hardened on their preserved things, Who are saying in their heart: Jehovah doth no good, nor doth He evil. 13 And their wealth hath been for a spoil, And their houses for desolation, And they have built houses, and do not inhabit, And they have planted vineyards, And they do not drink their wine.

Revelation 3:16

16 So—because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I am about to vomit thee out of my mouth;

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