Most Relevant Verses
He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless.
Then the presidents and princes sought to find occasion against Daniel concerning the kingdom; but they could find none occasion nor fault; forasmuch as he was faithful, neither was there any error or fault found in him.
A false balance is abomination to the LORD: but a just weight is his delight.
Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.
He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.
Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour shall increase.
Wherefore it shall come to pass, that when the Lord hath performed his whole work upon mount Zion and on Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the stout heart of the king of Assyria, and the glory of his high looks.
In thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbours by extortion, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord GOD.
Forasmuch therefore as your treading is upon the poor, and ye take from him burdens of wheat: ye have built houses of hewn stone, but ye shall not dwell in them; ye have planted pleasant vineyards, but ye shall not drink wine of them.
As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them not; so he that getteth riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool.
At his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and setteth his heart upon it: lest he cry against thee unto the LORD, and it be sin unto thee.
- Balances, For Business
- Deception, Forbidden By God
- Diligence, Rewards Of
- Dishonesty Condemned
- Injustice, Examples Of
- Just Weights
- Money Blessings
- Money, Stewardship Of
- Riches, Ungodly Use Of
- Servants, Good
- Shame Of Bad Conduct