Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Bible References

Thy poverty

Proverbs 10:4
The one who is lazy becomes poor, but the one who works diligently becomes wealthy.
Proverbs 13:4
The appetite of the sluggard craves but gets nothing, but the desire of the diligent will be abundantly satisfied.

General references

Proverbs 6:10
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to relax,
Proverbs 19:24
The sluggard plunges his hand in the dish, and he will not even bring it back to his mouth!
Proverbs 21:25
What the sluggard desires will kill him, for his hands refuse to work.

NET Bible copyright © 1996-2006 by Biblical Studies Press, L.L.C. NetBible