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
The one who is lazy becomes poor, but the one who works diligently becomes wealthy.
Proverbs 19:15
Laziness brings on a deep sleep, and the idle person will go hungry.
Proverbs 26:13
The sluggard says, "There is a lion in the road! A lion in the streets!"

Therefore

Proverbs 6:10
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to relax,
Proverbs 19:15
Laziness brings on a deep sleep, and the idle person will go hungry.
Proverbs 24:34
and your poverty will come like a bandit, and your need like an armed robber."
Matthew 25:3
When the foolish ones took their lamps, they did not take extra olive oil with them.
2 Peter 1:5
For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith excellence, to excellence, knowledge;

General references

Proverbs 6:11
and your poverty will come like a robber, and your need like an armed man.
Proverbs 21:25
What the sluggard desires will kill him, for his hands refuse to work.
Ecclesiastes 10:18
Because of laziness the roof caves in, and because of idle hands the house leaks.
Ecclesiastes 11:4
He who watches the wind will not sow, and he who observes the clouds will not reap.

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