Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.

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Proverbs 10:4
He who works with a slack hand becomes poor, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.
Proverbs 12:11
He who tills his land shall have plenty of bread, but he who pursues vanities is void of understanding.
Proverbs 26:13
The sluggard says, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.
Numbers 23:10
Who can count the dust of Jacob, or number the fourth part of Israel? Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his!


Proverbs 11:25
The generous soul shall be made prosperous, and he who waters shall also be watered himself.
Proverbs 28:25
He who is of a greedy spirit stirs up strife, but he who puts his trust in LORD shall be made fat.
Psalm 92:14
They shall still bring forth fruit in old age. They shall be full of sap and green
Isaiah 58:11
And LORD will guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in dry places, and make strong thy bones. And thou shall be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water whose waters fail not.

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Proverbs 6:11
so thy poverty shall come as a robber, and thy want as an armed man.
Proverbs 21:25
The desire of the sluggard kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.