Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.

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Proverbs 6:6
Go unto the ant, O slothful one, See her ways and be wise;
Proverbs 11:24
There is who is scattering, and yet is increased, And who is keeping back from uprightness, only to want.
Proverbs 12:24
The hand of the diligent ruleth, And slothfulness becometh tributary.
Proverbs 19:15
Sloth causeth deep sleep to fall, And an indolent soul doth hunger.
Proverbs 20:4
Because of winter the slothful plougheth not, He asketh in harvest, and there is nothing.
Proverbs 24:30
Near the field of a slothful man I passed by, And near the vineyard of a man lacking heart.
Ecclesiastes 10:18
By slothfulness is the wall brought low, And by idleness of the hands doth the house drop.
John 6:27
work not for the food that is perishing, but for the food that is remaining to life age-during, which the Son of Man will give to you, for him did the Father seal -- even God.'
Hebrews 6:11
and we desire each one of you the same diligence to shew, unto the full assurance of the hope unto the end,
2 Peter 1:5
And this same also -- all diligence having brought in besides, superadd in your faith the worthiness, and in the worthiness the knowledge,


Proverbs 13:4
The soul of the slothful is desiring, and hath not. And the soul of the diligent is made fat.
Proverbs 21:5
The purposes of the diligent are only to advantage, And of every hasty one, only to want.
1 Corinthians 15:58
so that, my brethren beloved, become ye stedfast, unmovable, abounding in the work of the Lord at all times, knowing that your labour is not vain in the Lord.

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Proverbs 6:11
And thy poverty hath come as a traveller, And thy want as an armed man.