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Sluggards

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Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise, Which, having no chief, Officer or ruler, Prepares her food in the summer And gathers her provision in the harvest.

Proverbs 12:27

A lazy man does not roast his prey, But the precious possession of a man is diligence.

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the lazy is as a hedge of thorns, But the path of the upright is a highway.

Proverbs 19:24

The sluggard buries his hand in the dish, But will not even bring it back to his mouth.

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Proverbs 21:25

The desire of the sluggard puts him to death, For his hands refuse to work;

Proverbs 24:30-31

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.

Proverbs 26:15

The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; He is weary of bringing it to his mouth again.

Proverbs 6:9

How long will you lie down, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?

Proverbs 26:14

As the door turns on its hinges, So does the sluggard on his bed.

Proverbs 22:13

The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside; I will be killed in the streets!"

Proverbs 26:13

The sluggard says, "There is a lion in the road! A lion is in the open square!"

Proverbs 21:25-26

The desire of the sluggard puts him to death, For his hands refuse to work; All day long he is craving, While the righteous gives and does not hold back.

Proverbs 6:10-11

"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest"-- Your poverty will come in like a vagabond And your need like an armed man.

Proverbs 10:4-5

Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich. He who gathers in summer is a son who acts wisely, But he who sleeps in harvest is a son who acts shamefully.

Proverbs 18:9

He also who is slack in his work Is brother to him who destroys.

Proverbs 24:33-34

"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest," Then your poverty will come as a robber And your want like an armed man.

Proverbs 10:26

Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, So is the lazy one to those who send him.

Proverbs 26:16

The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes Than seven men who can give a discreet answer.

Proverbs 6:6-11

Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise, Which, having no chief, Officer or ruler, Prepares her food in the summer And gathers her provision in the harvest. read more.
How long will you lie down, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep? "A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest"-- Your poverty will come in like a vagabond And your need like an armed man.

Proverbs 28:19

He who tills his land will have plenty of food, But he who follows empty pursuits will have poverty in plenty.

Matthew 20:3

"And he went out about the third hour and saw others standing idle in the market place;

Matthew 25:24-30

"And the one also who had received the one talent came up and said, 'Master, I knew you to be a hard man, reaping where you did not sow and gathering where you scattered no seed. 'And I was afraid, and went away and hid your talent in the ground. See, you have what is yours.' "But his master answered and said to him, 'You wicked, lazy slave, you knew that I reap where I did not sow and gather where I scattered no seed. read more.
'Then you ought to have put my money in the bank, and on my arrival I would have received my money back with interest. 'Therefore take away the talent from him, and give it to the one who has the ten talents.' "For to everyone who has, more shall be given, and he will have an abundance; but from the one who does not have, even what he does have shall be taken away. "Throw out the worthless slave into the outer darkness; in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away from every brother who leads an unruly life and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

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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