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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Bible References


Proverbs 10:4
He becometh poor that worketh with a slack hand; But the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
Proverbs 12:11
He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread; But he that followeth after vain persons is void of understanding.
Proverbs 26:13
The sluggard saith, 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 liberal soul shall be made fat; And he that watereth shall be watered also himself.
Proverbs 28:25
He that is of a greedy spirit stirreth up strife; But he that putteth his trust in Jehovah 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 Jehovah will guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in dry places, and make strong thy bones; and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.

General references

Proverbs 6:11
So shall thy poverty come as a robber, And thy want as an armed man.
Proverbs 21:25
The desire of the sluggard killeth him; For his hands refuse to labor.

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