Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth; and thy want as an armed man.

Bible References

Thy poverty

Proverbs 10:4
Poor is he who works with a negligent hand,
But the hand of the diligent makes rich.
Proverbs 13:4
The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing,
But the soul of the diligent is made fat.

General references

Proverbs 6:10
A little sleep, a little slumber,
A little folding of the hands to rest”—
Proverbs 19:24
The sluggard buries his hand in the dish,
But will not even bring it back to his mouth.
Proverbs 21:25
The desire of the sluggard puts him to death,
For his hands refuse to work;