Diligence » In temporal matters, leads to » Honor
The hand of the diligent will rule, but the slothful will be put to forced labor.
Do you see a man diligent and skillful in his business? He will stand before kings; he will not stand before obscure men.
He becomes poor who works with a slack and idle hand, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.
The appetite of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, but the appetite of the diligent is abundantly supplied.
Diligence » In temporal matters, leads to » Favor
He who diligently seeks good seeks [God's] favor, but he who searches after evil, it shall come upon him.