Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be put to forced labor.
Every wise woman builds her house: but the foolish plucks it down with her hands.
The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.
The desire of the slothful kills him; for his hands refuse to labor.
For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.
I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;
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;