Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.

Vinegar

As smoke

Bible References

Vinegar

Proverbs 25:13
As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him: for he refresheth the soul of his masters.

As smoke

Isaiah 65:5
who say, Stand by thyself, come not near to me; for I am holier than thou. These are a smoke in my nose, a fire that burneth all the day.

So

Matthew 25:26
And his lord answering said to him, Wicked and slothful bondman, thou knewest that I reap where I had not sowed, and gather from where I had not scattered;
Romans 12:11
as to diligent zealousness, not slothful; in spirit fervent; serving the Lord.
Hebrews 6:12
that ye be not sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience have been inheritors of the promises.