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 is slow in his work becomes poor, but the hand of the ready worker gets in wealth.
Proverbs 19:15
Hate of work sends deep sleep on a man: and he who has no industry will go without food.
Proverbs 26:13
The hater of work says, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.

Therefore

Proverbs 6:10
A little sleep, a little rest, a little folding of the hands in sleep:
Proverbs 19:15
Hate of work sends deep sleep on a man: and he who has no industry will go without food.
Proverbs 24:34
So loss will come on you like an outlaw, and your need like an armed man.
Matthew 25:3
For the foolish, when they took their lights, took no oil with them.
2 Peter 1:5
So, for this very cause, take every care; joining virtue to faith, and knowledge to virtue,

General references

Proverbs 6:11
Then loss will come on you like an outlaw, and your need like an armed man
Proverbs 21:25
The desire of the hater of work is death to him, for his hands will do no work.
Ecclesiastes 10:18
When no work is done the roof goes in, and when the hands do nothing water comes into the house.
Ecclesiastes 11:4
He who is watching the wind will not get the seed planted, and he who is looking at the clouds will not get in the grain.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain