Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
It was the
third hour when they crucified Him.
For these men are not drunk, as you suppose,
for it is only the third hour of the day;
And about the eleventh hour he went out and found others standing around; and he *said to them, ‘Why have you been standing here idle all day long?’
“But to what shall I compare this generation? It is like children sitting in the market places, who call out to the other children,
Laziness casts into a deep sleep,
And an idle
man will suffer hunger.
And an idle
Behold, this was the guilt of your sister Sodom: she and her daughters had
arrogance, abundant food and careless ease, but she did not help the poor and needy.
So he was reasoning
in the synagogue with the Jews and the God-fearing Gentiles, and in the market place every day with those who happened to be present.
1 Timothy 5:13
At the same time they also learn to be idle, as they go around from house to house; and not merely idle, but also
gossips and busybodies, talking about things not proper to mention.
so that you will not be sluggish, but
imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.