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10 Bible Verses about Sloth, Leads To
Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.
Do not love sleep, or you will become poor; Open your eyes, and you will be satisfied with food.
The sluggard does not plow after the autumn, So he begs during the harvest and has nothing.
Then your poverty will come as a robber And your want like an armed man.
Laziness casts into a deep sleep, And an idle man will suffer hunger.
The hand of the diligent will rule, But the slack hand will be put to forced labor.
The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, But the soul of the diligent is made fat.
The desire of the sluggard puts him to death, For his hands refuse to work;
I passed by the field of the sluggard And by the vineyard of the man lacking sense, And behold, it was completely overgrown with thistles; Its surface was covered with nettles, And its stone wall was broken down.
1 Timothy 5:13
At the same time they also learn to be idle, as they go around from house to house; and not merely idle, but also gossips and busybodies, talking about things not proper to mention.
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