Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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 to forced labor.
Proverbs 14:1
Every wise woman builds her house: but the foolish plucks it down with her hands.
Proverbs 20:4
The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.
Proverbs 21:25
The desire of the slothful kills him; for his hands refuse to labor.
Proverbs 23:21
For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.
Proverbs 24:30
I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;
Hebrews 6:11
And we desire that every one of you do show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end:
2 Peter 1:5
And for this reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;