Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.

Bible References

Sluggard

Proverbs 10:4
He who works with a slack hand becomes poor, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.
Proverbs 19:15
Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep, and the idle soul shall suffer hunger.
Proverbs 26:13
The sluggard says, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.

Therefore

Proverbs 6:10
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep,
Proverbs 19:15
Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep, and the idle soul shall suffer hunger.
Proverbs 24:34
so thy poverty shall come as a robber, and thy want as an armed man.
Matthew 25:3
foolish women, who, having taken their lamps, took no olive oil with them.
2 Peter 1:5
Now this same thing also, having applied all eagerness, furnish in your faith, virtue, and in virtue, knowledge,

General references

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.
Ecclesiastes 10:18
By slothfulness the roof sinks in, and through idleness of the hands the house leaks.
Ecclesiastes 11:4
He who observes the wind shall not sow, and he who regards the clouds shall not reap.