Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

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General references

Proverbs 12:24
The diligent person will rule, but the slothful will become a slave.
Proverbs 14:1
Every wise woman builds her household, but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands.
Proverbs 20:4
The sluggard will not plow during the planting season, so at harvest time he looks for the crop but has nothing.
Proverbs 21:25
What the sluggard desires will kill him, for his hands refuse to work.
Proverbs 23:21
because drunkards and gluttons become impoverished, and drowsiness clothes them with rags.
Proverbs 24:30
I passed by the field of a sluggard, by the vineyard of one who lacks wisdom.
Hebrews 6:11
But we passionately want each of you to demonstrate the same eagerness for the fulfillment of your hope until the end,
2 Peter 1:5
For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith excellence, to excellence, knowledge;

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