Bible verses about "busyness" | YLT

Isaiah 55:1-2

1 Ho, every thirsty one, come ye to the waters, And he who hath no money, Come ye, buy and eat, yea, come, buy Without money and without price, wine and milk. 2 Why do ye weigh money for that which is not bread? And your labour for that which is not for satiety? Hearken diligently unto me, and eat good, And your soul doth delight itself in fatness.

Proverbs 3:5

5 Trust unto Jehovah with all thy heart, And unto thine own understanding lean not.

Matthew 11:28-30

28 `Come unto me, all ye labouring and burdened ones, and I will give you rest, 29 take up my yoke upon you, and learn from me, because I am meek and humble in heart, and ye shall find rest to your souls, 30 for my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.'

1 Corinthians 10:31

31 Whether, then, ye eat, or drink, or do anything, do all to the glory of God;

Matthew 6:33

33 but seek ye first the reign of God and His righteousness, and all these shall be added to you.

Haggai 1:5-9

5 And now, thus said Jehovah of Hosts, Set your heart to your ways. 6 Ye have sown much, and brought in little, To eat, and not to satiety, To drink, and not to drunkenness, To clothe, and none hath heat, And he who is hiring himself out, Is hiring himself for a bag pierced through. 7 Thus said Jehovah of Hosts: Set your heart to your ways. 8 Go up the mountain, and ye have brought in wood, And build the house, and I am pleased with it. And I am honoured, said Jehovah. 9 Looking for much, and lo, little, And ye brought it home, and I blew on it, Wherefore? —an affirmation of Jehovah of Hosts, Because of My house that is waste, And ye are running—each to his house,

Ephesians 5:15-17

15 See, then, how exactly ye walk, not as unwise, but as wise, 16 redeeming the time, because the days are evil; 17 because of this become not fools, but—understanding what is the will of the Lord,

Luke 10:38-42

38 And it came to pass, in their going on, that he entered into a certain village, and a certain woman, by name Martha, did receive him into her house, 39 and she had also a sister, called Mary, who also, having seated herself beside the feet of Jesus, was hearing the word, 40 and Martha was distracted about much serving, and having stood by him, she said, `Sir, dost thou not care that my sister left me alone to serve? say then to her, that she may partake along with me.' 41 And Jesus answering said to her, `Martha, Martha, thou art anxious and disquieted about many things, 42 but of one thing there is need, and Mary the good part did choose, that shall not be taken away from her.'

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