14 Bible Verses about Busyness
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Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:
But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to him, and said, Lord, dost thou not care that my sister hath left me to serve alone? bid her therefore that she help me.
In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand: for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.
And as thy servant was busy here and there, he was gone. And the king of Israel said unto him, So shall thy judgment be; thyself hast decided it.
Surely every man walketh in a vain shew: surely they are disquieted in vain: he heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them.
For a dream cometh through the multitude of business; and a fool's voice is known by multitude of words.
And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection.
And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;
For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies.
And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? wist ye not that I must be about my Father's business?
And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.
Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.