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 that deals with a slack hand becomes poor, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.
Proverbs 12:11
He that tills his land shall be satisfied with bread, but he that follows vain persons is void of understanding.
Proverbs 26:13
The slothful man saith, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.
Numbers 23:10
Who shall count the dust of Jacob and the number of the fourth part of Israel? Let my soul die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his!


Proverbs 11:25
The soul who is a blessing unto others shall be made fat, and he that fills shall be filled also himself.
Proverbs 28:25
He that is of a proud heart stirs up strife, but he that puts his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.
Psalm 92:14
They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be vigorous and flourishing
Isaiah 58:11
And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.

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Proverbs 6:11
So shall thy poverty come as one that travels and thy want as an armed man.
Proverbs 21:25
The desire of the slothful kills him; for his hands refuse to labour.