4 Bible Verses about Diligence And Laziness Contrasted
Most Relevant Verses
Poor is he who works with a negligent hand,
But the hand of the diligent makes rich.
The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing,
But the soul of the diligent is made fat.
For even when we were with you, we used to give you this order: if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either.
The hand of the diligent will rule,
But the slack hand will be put to forced labor.
Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down,
But a good word makes it glad.
The righteous is a guide to his neighbor,
But the way of the wicked leads them astray.
A lazy man does not roast his prey,
But the precious possession of a man is diligence.