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 works with a lazy hand, but the hand of the diligent brings wealth.
Proverbs 12:11
He who tills his land shall have plenty of bread, but he who chases fantasies is void of understanding.
Proverbs 26:13
The sluggard says, "There is a lion in the road! A fierce lion roams 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! Let my last end be like his!"


Proverbs 11:25
The liberal soul shall be made fat. He who waters shall be watered also himself.
Proverbs 28:25
One who is greedy stirs up strife; but one who trusts in Yahweh will prosper.
Psalm 92:14
They will still bring forth fruit in old age. They will be full of sap and green,
Isaiah 58:11
and Yahweh will guide you continually, and satisfy your soul in dry places, and make strong your bones; and you shall be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters don't fail.

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