Bible verses about "lazy" | Darby

Proverbs 12:27

27 The slothful roasteth not what he took in hunting; but man`s precious substance is to the diligent.

Jeremiah 15:16

16 Thy words were found, and I did eat them, and thy words were unto me the joy and rejoicing of my heart; for I am called by thy name, O Jehovah, God of hosts.

Proverbs 6:6

6 Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways and be wise:

Proverbs 26:13-16

13 The sluggard saith, There is a fierce lion in the way; a lion is in the midst of the streets! 14 [As] the door turneth upon its hinges, so the sluggard upon his bed. 15 The sluggard burieth his hand in the dish: it wearieth him to bring it again to his mouth. 16 A sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven [men] that answer discreetly.

Proverbs 20:4

4 The sluggard will not plough by reason of the winter; he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.

Proverbs 10:4

4 He cometh to want that dealeth with a slack hand; but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.

Proverbs 20:13

13 Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, [and] thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

2 Timothy 3:17

17 that the man of God may be complete, fully fitted to every good work.

Proverbs 22:13

13 The sluggard saith, There is a lion without, I shall be killed in the streets!

Proverbs 21:25

25 The desire of the sluggard killeth him; for his hands refuse to work:

Proverbs 24:30-34

30 I went by the field of a sluggard, and by the vineyard of a man void of understanding; 31 and lo, it was all grown over with thistles, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and its stone wall was broken down. 32 Then I looked, I took it to heart; I saw, I received instruction: 33 -- A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest! 34 So shall thy poverty come [as] a roving plunderer, and thy penury as an armed man.

2 Thessalonians 3:11-12

11 For we hear that [there are] some walking among you disorderly, not working at all, but busybodies. 12 Now such we enjoin and exhort in [the] Lord Jesus Christ, that working quietly they eat their own bread.

James 1:22

22 But be ye doers of [the] word and not hearers only, beguiling yourselves.

Colossians 3:23

23 Whatsoever ye do, labour at it heartily, as [doing it] to the Lord, and not to men;

Proverbs 6:9

9 How long, sluggard, wilt thou lie down? When wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?

1 Timothy 5:8

8 But if any one does not provide for his own, and specially for those of [his] house, he has denied the faith, and is worse than the unbeliever.

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