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 hands of the diligent ones shall rule, but laziness ends in slave labor.
Proverbs 14:1
Every wise woman builds her house, but the foolish one tears it down with her own hands.
Proverbs 20:4
The sluggard will not plow by reason 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 23:21
for the drunkard and the glutton shall become poor; and drowsiness clothes them in rags.
Proverbs 24:30
I went by the field of the sluggard, by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;
Hebrews 6:11
We desire that each one of you may show the same diligence to the fullness of hope even to the end,
2 Peter 1:5
Yes, and for this very cause adding on your part all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence; and in moral excellence, knowledge;