Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through.

Bible References

General references

Proverbs 12:24
The hand of the diligent shall bear rule, but the slothful shall be put under task work.
Proverbs 14:1
Every wise woman builds her house, but a foolish woman plucks it down with her own hands.
Proverbs 20:4
The sluggard will not plow because of the winter. Therefore he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.
Proverbs 21:25
The desire of the sluggard kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.
Proverbs 24:30
I went by the field of the sluggard, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding.
Hebrews 6:11
And we earnestly desire each of you to show the same diligence toward the full assurance of the hope until the end,
2 Peter 1:5
Now this same thing also, having applied all eagerness, furnish in your faith, virtue, and in virtue, knowledge,