Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.

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Bible References

A man

Proverbs 10:4
He that deals with a slack hand becomes poor, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.
Proverbs 12:24
The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the negligent shall be under tribute.
1 Kings 11:28
And the man Jeroboam was a mighty man of valour, and Solomon, seeing that the young man was industrious, he made him ruler over all the charge of the house of Joseph.
Ecclesiastes 9:10
Whatever thy hand finds to do, do it with all thy might, for there is no work nor device nor knowledge nor wisdom in Sheol, where thou goest.
Matthew 25:21
His lord said unto him, Well done, thou good and faithful slave; thou hast been faithful over a few things; I will set thee over many things; enter thou into the joy of thy lord.
Romans 12:11
not slothful in earnest care, but fervent in the Spirit, serving the Lord,
2 Timothy 4:2
Preach the word; be instant in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.

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Genesis 24:33
And they set food before him to eat, but he said, I will not eat until I have told my errand. And he said unto him, Speak on.
Genesis 41:41
And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See, I have set thee over all the land of Egypt.