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

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A man

Proverbs 10:4
The one who is lazy becomes poor, but the one who works diligently becomes wealthy.
Proverbs 12:24
The diligent person will rule, but the slothful will become a slave.
1 Kings 11:28
Jeroboam was a talented man; when Solomon saw that the young man was an accomplished worker, he made him the leader of the work crew from the tribe of Joseph.
Ecclesiastes 9:10
Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might, because there is neither work nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom in the grave, the place where you will eventually go.
Matthew 25:21
His master answered, 'Well done, good and faithful slave! You have been faithful in a few things. I will put you in charge of many things. Enter into the joy of your master.'
Romans 12:11
Do not lag in zeal, be enthusiastic in spirit, serve the Lord.
2 Timothy 4:2
Preach the message, be ready whether it is convenient or not, reprove, rebuke, exhort with complete patience and instruction.

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Genesis 24:33
When food was served, he said, "I will not eat until I have said what I want to say." "Tell us," Laban said.
Genesis 41:41
"See here," Pharaoh said to Joseph, "I place you in authority over all the land of Egypt."

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