11 Bible Verses about

Wasting Time

Most Relevant Verses

Ephesians 5:16-17

making the most of your time, because the days are evil. So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.

Proverbs 26:14

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

Proverbs 6:9-11

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 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.

Colossians 4:5-6

Conduct yourselves with wisdom toward outsiders, making the most of the opportunity. Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person.

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