Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



By the field of the sluggard, I passed, and by the vineyard of a man lacking sense; And lo! there had come up all over it - thorns, there had covered the face thereof - thistles, and, the stone fence thereof, had been thrown down. So I observed it, for myself, I applied my heart, I looked - I accepted correction:


Then again, I, considered all the oppressive deeds which were done under the sun, - and lo! the tears of the oppressed, and they have no comforter, and, on the side of their oppressing, is power, and they have no comforter.

By the field of the sluggard, I passed, and by the vineyard of a man lacking sense; And lo! there had come up all over it - thorns, there had covered the face thereof - thistles, and, the stone fence thereof, had been thrown down. So I observed it, for myself, I applied my heart, I looked - I accepted correction: read more.
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest:

And I gave my heart to seek and to search out, wisely, concerning all things which are done under the heavens, - the same, is the vexatious employment God hath given to the sons of men, to work toilsomely therein, I saw all the works which were done under the sun, - and lo! all, was vanity, and a feeding on wind. That which is crooked, cannot be straight, - and, that which is wanting, cannot be reckoned. read more.
Spake, I, in my heart, saying, As for me, lo! I have become great, and have gathered wisdom, beyond any one who hath been before me over Jerusalem, - and, my heart, hath seen much wisdom and knowledge: yea I have given my heart, to know wisdom, and to know madness, and folly, - I know that, even this, is a feeding on wind. For, in much wisdom, is much vexation, - and, he that increaseth knowledge, increaseth pain.

For this cause, I say unto you: Be not anxious for your life, what ye shall eat or what ye shall drink, - or for your body, what ye shall put on: Is not, the life, more than, the food? And, the body, than, the raiment? Observe intently, the birds of the heaven, - that they neither sow, nor reap, nor gather into barns, and yet, your heavenly Father, feedeth, them: Are no, ye, much better than, they? But who from among you, being anxious, can add to his stature one cubit? read more.
And, about clothing, why are ye anxious? Consider well the lilies of the field, how they grow, - they toil not neither do they spin; And yet, I say unto you, not even Solomon, in all his glory, was arrayed like, one of these! Now, if the grass of the field - which to-day, is, and, to-morrow, into an oven, is cast - God thus adorneth, not much rather, you, little of faith?


By the field of the sluggard, I passed, and by the vineyard of a man lacking sense; And lo! there had come up all over it - thorns, there had covered the face thereof - thistles, and, the stone fence thereof, had been thrown down. So I observed it, for myself, I applied my heart, I looked - I accepted correction: read more.
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest:






Saith the sluggard, A lion outside! Amidst the broadways, shall I be slain.

The way of the sluggard, is like a thorn hedge, but, the path of the upright, is a raised road.

Surely he that is slothful in his work, brother, is he to a master at laying waste.

By the field of the sluggard, I passed, and by the vineyard of a man lacking sense; And lo! there had come up all over it - thorns, there had covered the face thereof - thistles, and, the stone fence thereof, had been thrown down. So I observed it, for myself, I applied my heart, I looked - I accepted correction: read more.
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest:

He becometh poor, who dealeth with a slack hand, but, the hand of the diligent, maketh rich. He that gathereth in summer, is a prudent son, he that sleepeth long in harvest, is a son causing shame.

The craving of the sluggard, killeth him, for his hands have refused to work. All the day, he greatly craveth, whereas, the righteous, giveth, and doth not spare.

Saith the sluggard, A roaring lion in the road! A tearing lion in the midst of the broadways. The door, turneth on its hinges, and, the sluggard, upon his bed. The sluggard burieth his hand in the dish, he is too lazy to bring it back to his mouth. read more.
Wiser is the sluggard in his own eyes, than, seven persons, who can answer with judgment.


He that tilleth his ground, shall have plenty of bread, but, he that pursueth empty-heads, shall have plenty of poverty.






Do not be among them who tipple with wine, - among them who are gluttons; For, the tippler and the glutton, shall come to poverty, and, rags, shall Slumber put on!

By the field of the sluggard, I passed, and by the vineyard of a man lacking sense; And lo! there had come up all over it - thorns, there had covered the face thereof - thistles, and, the stone fence thereof, had been thrown down. So I observed it, for myself, I applied my heart, I looked - I accepted correction: read more.
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest:


A man lacking sense, is one who striketh hands, giving security, before his neighbour.

In the lips of the intelligent, is found wisdom, but, a rod, is for the back of him that lacketh sense.

By the field of the sluggard, I passed, and by the vineyard of a man lacking sense; And lo! there had come up all over it - thorns, there had covered the face thereof - thistles, and, the stone fence thereof, had been thrown down. So I observed it, for myself, I applied my heart, I looked - I accepted correction: read more.
A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest:

Tell ye this, throughout the house of Jacob, - And let it be heard throughout Judah saying: Hear this, I pray you ye people - foolish and without heart, - Eyes, have they, and see not, Ears, have they, and hear not!