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 becomes poor who has a slack hand: 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 says, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.
Numbers 23:10
Who can count the dust of Jacob, and the number of 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 rich: and he that waters shall be watered 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 prospered.
Psalm 92:14
They shall still bring forth fruit in old age; they shall be healthy and flourishing;
Isaiah 58:11
And the LORD shall guide you continually, and satisfy your soul in drought, and strengthen your bones: and you shall be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.

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Proverbs 6:11
So shall your poverty come upon you like a vagabond, and your want like an armed man.
Proverbs 21:25
The desire of the slothful kills him; for his hands refuse to labor.