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
He who works with a slack hand becomes poor, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.
Proverbs 13:4
The soul of the sluggard desires, and has nothing, but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.

General references

Proverbs 6:10
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep,
Proverbs 19:24
The sluggard buries his hand in the dish, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.
Proverbs 21:25
The desire of the sluggard kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.