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Diligence

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Proverbs 21:5

The purposes of the man of industry have their outcome only in wealth; but one who is over-quick in acting will only come to be in need.

1 Kings 11:28

And Jeroboam was an able and responsible man; and Solomon saw that he was a good worker and made him overseer of all the work given to the sons of Joseph.

2 Chronicles 24:13

So the workmen did their work, making good what was damaged and building up the house of God till it was strong and beautiful again.

Ezra 5:8

This is to give the king word that we went into the land of Judah, to the house of the great God, which is made of great stones, and has its walls supported with wood, and the work is going on with industry, and they are doing it well.

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Diligence, Examples Of

2 Chronicles 15:15

And all Judah was glad because of the oath, for they had taken it with all their heart, turning to the Lord with all their desire; and he was with them and gave them rest on every side.

Diligence, Objects Of

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take care, and keep watch on your soul, for fear that the things which your eyes have seen go from your memory and from your heart all the days of your life; but let the knowledge of them be given to your children and to your children's children;

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Ezra 6:12

And may the God who has made it a resting-place for his name send destruction on all kings and peoples whose hands are outstretched to make any change in this or to do damage to this house of God at Jerusalem. I, Darius, have given this order, let it be done with all care.

Ezra 7:23

Whatever is ordered by the God of heaven, let it be done completely for the house of the God of heaven; so that there may not be wrath against the kingdom of the king and his sons.

Proverbs 12:14

From the fruit of his mouth will a man have good food in full measure, and the work of a man's hands will be rewarded.

Proverbs 31:17

She puts a band of strength round her, and makes her arms strong.

Jeremiah 31:16

The Lord has said this: Keep your voice from sorrow and your eyes from weeping: for your work will be rewarded, says the Lord; and they will come back from the land of their hater.

2 Corinthians 8:11

Then make the doing of it complete; so that as you had a ready mind, you may give effect to it as you are able.

1 Timothy 4:15-16

Have a care for these things; give yourself to them with all your heart, so that all may see how you go forward. Give attention to yourself and your teaching. Go on in these things; for in doing so you will get salvation for yourself and for those who give hearing to you.

Deuteronomy 6:17

Keep with care the orders of the Lord your God, and his rules and his laws which he has given you;

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take care, and keep watch on your soul, for fear that the things which your eyes have seen go from your memory and from your heart all the days of your life; but let the knowledge of them be given to your children and to your children's children;

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Agriculture or husbandry » Requires » Diligence

Ecclesiastes 11:6

In the morning put your seed into the earth, and till the evening let not your hand be at rest; because you are not certain which will do well, this or that--or if the two will be equally good.

Proverbs 27:23-27

Take care to have knowledge about the condition of your flocks, looking well after your herds; For wealth is not for ever, and money does not go on for all generations. The grass comes up and the young grass is seen, and the mountain plants are got in. read more.
The lambs are for your clothing, and the he-goats make the value of a field: There will be goats' milk enough for your food, and for the support of your servant-girls.

Business life » Business virtues » Diligence

2 Peter 1:10

For this reason, my brothers, take all the more care to make your selection and approval certain; for if you do these things you will never have a fall:

More verses: 2 Peter 3:14

natural Death » Motive » Diligence

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever comes to your hand to do with all your power, do it because there is no work, or thought, or knowledge, or wisdom in the place of the dead to which you are going.

Diligence » Spiritual

John 4:35

You would say, Four months from now is the time of the grain-cutting. Take a look, I say to you, at the fields; they are even now white for cutting.

Romans 11:14

If in any way those who are of my flesh may be moved to envy, so that some of them may get salvation by me.

More verses: 1 Corinthians 9:22

Diligence » Business

2 Peter 1:10

For this reason, my brothers, take all the more care to make your selection and approval certain; for if you do these things you will never have a fall:

More verses: 2 Peter 3:14

Diligence » Being diligent

Proverbs 27:23-24

Take care to have knowledge about the condition of your flocks, looking well after your herds; For wealth is not for ever, and money does not go on for all generations.

Hebrews 6:11-12

And it is our desire that you may all keep the same high purpose in certain hope to the end: So that you may not be slow in heart, but may take as your example those to whom God has given their heritage, because of their faith and their long waiting.

Diligence » The diligent

Proverbs 21:5

The purposes of the man of industry have their outcome only in wealth; but one who is over-quick in acting will only come to be in need.

Proverbs 22:29

Have you seen a man who is expert in his business? he will take his place before kings; his place will not be among low persons.

Diligence » Required by God in » Obeying him

Deuteronomy 6:17

Keep with care the orders of the Lord your God, and his rules and his laws which he has given you;

Deuteronomy 11:13

And it will be that if you truly give ear to the orders which I put before you this day, loving the Lord your God and worshipping him with all your heart and all your soul,

Diligence » Required by God in » Instructing children

Diligence » Required by God in » Lawful business

Proverbs 27:23

Take care to have knowledge about the condition of your flocks, looking well after your herds;

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever comes to your hand to do with all your power, do it because there is no work, or thought, or knowledge, or wisdom in the place of the dead to which you are going.

Diligence » Required by God in » Seeking him

1 Chronicles 22:19

Now give your heart and soul to the worship of the Lord your God; and get to work on the building of the holy place of the Lord God, so that you may put the ark of the Lord's agreement and the holy vessels of God in the house which is to be made for the name of the Lord.

Diligence » God rewards

Deuteronomy 11:14

Then I will send rain on your land at the right time, the early rains and the late rains, so that you may get in your grain and your wine and your oil.

Diligence » In temporal matters, leads to » Honor

Proverbs 22:29

Have you seen a man who is expert in his business? he will take his place before kings; his place will not be among low persons.

Diligence » In temporal matters, leads to » Prosperity

Diligence » Required by God in » Teaching religion

Jude 1:3

My loved ones, while my thoughts were full of a letter which I was going to send you about our common salvation, it was necessary for me to send you one requesting you with all my heart to go on fighting strongly for the faith which has been given to the saints once and for ever.

Diligence » Christ, an example

Luke 2:49

And he said to them, Why were you looking for me? was it not clear to you that my right place was in my Father's house?

Diligence » In the service of God » Is not in vain

Diligence » Required by God in » Striving after perfection

Philippians 3:13-14

Brothers, it is clear to me that I have not come to that knowledge; but one thing I do, letting go those things which are past, and stretching out to the things which are before, I go forward to the mark, even the reward of the high purpose of God in Christ Jesus.

Diligence » Exemplified » Paul

Diligence » Required by God in seeking him

1 Chronicles 22:19

Now give your heart and soul to the worship of the Lord your God; and get to work on the building of the holy place of the Lord God, so that you may put the ark of the Lord's agreement and the holy vessels of God in the house which is to be made for the name of the Lord.

Diligence » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 31:21

And for everything he undertook, in connection with the work of the house of God and his law and orders, he got directions from God and did it with serious purpose; and things went well for him.

Diligence » Exemplified » Titus

2 Corinthians 8:22

And we have sent with them our brother, whose ready spirit has been made clear to us at times and in ways without number, but it is now all the more so because of the certain faith which he has in you.

Diligence » Required by God in » Discharging official duties

Deuteronomy 19:18

And the judges will have the question looked into with care: and if the witness is seen to be false and to have made a false statement against his brother,

Diligence » Preserving "the faith" through teaching

Jude 1:3

My loved ones, while my thoughts were full of a letter which I was going to send you about our common salvation, it was necessary for me to send you one requesting you with all my heart to go on fighting strongly for the faith which has been given to the saints once and for ever.

Diligence » Lawful business

Proverbs 27:23

Take care to have knowledge about the condition of your flocks, looking well after your herds;

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever comes to your hand to do with all your power, do it because there is no work, or thought, or knowledge, or wisdom in the place of the dead to which you are going.

Diligence » Saints should abound in

2 Corinthians 8:7

And that as you are full of every good thing, of faith, of the word, of knowledge, of a ready mind, and of love to us, so you may be full of this grace in the same way.

Diligence » Jesus an example of

Luke 2:49

And he said to them, Why were you looking for me? was it not clear to you that my right place was in my Father's house?

Diligence » Required by God in » Keeping the soul

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take care, and keep watch on your soul, for fear that the things which your eyes have seen go from your memory and from your heart all the days of your life; but let the knowledge of them be given to your children and to your children's children;

Diligence » Required by God in » Labors of love

Hebrews 6:10-12

For God is true, and will not put away from him the memory of your work and of your love for his name, in the help which you gave and still give to the saints. And it is our desire that you may all keep the same high purpose in certain hope to the end: So that you may not be slow in heart, but may take as your example those to whom God has given their heritage, because of their faith and their long waiting.

Diligence » Required in the service of God

Diligence » Honor

Proverbs 22:29

Have you seen a man who is expert in his business? he will take his place before kings; his place will not be among low persons.

Diligence » In temporal matters, leads to » Favor

Proverbs 11:27

He who, with all his heart, goes after what is good is searching for grace; but he who is looking for trouble will get it.

Diligence » Required by God in » Following every good work

1 Timothy 5:10

And if witness is given of her good works; if she has had the care of children, if she has been kind to travellers, washing the feet of the saints, helping those who are in trouble, giving herself to good works.

Diligence » Obeying him

Deuteronomy 6:17

Keep with care the orders of the Lord your God, and his rules and his laws which he has given you;

Deuteronomy 11:13

And it will be that if you truly give ear to the orders which I put before you this day, loving the Lord your God and worshipping him with all your heart and all your soul,

Diligence » Illustrated

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you hater of work; give thought to her ways and be wise: Having no chief, overseer, or ruler, She gets her meat in the summer, storing up food at the time of the grain-cutting.

Diligence » In the service of God » Should be preserved in

Diligence » Required by God in » Guarding against defilement

Hebrews 12:15

Looking with care to see that no man among you in his behaviour comes short of the grace of God; for fear that some bitter root may come up to be a trouble to you, and that some of you may be made unclean by it;

Diligence » Required by God in » Keeping the heart

Diligence » Exemplified » jacob

Diligence » Instructing children

Diligence » Prosperity

Diligence » In the service of God » Leads to assured hope

Diligence » In the service of God » Preserves from evil

Exodus 15:26

And he said, If with all your heart you will give attention to the voice of the Lord your God, and do what is right in his eyes, giving ear to his orders and keeping his laws, I will not put on you any of the diseases which I put on the Egyptians: for I am the Lord your life-giver.

Diligence » Required by God in » Making our call, &c, sure

2 Peter 1:10

For this reason, my brothers, take all the more care to make your selection and approval certain; for if you do these things you will never have a fall:

Diligence » Required by God in » Seeking to be found spotless

Diligence » Exemplified » Psalmist

Psalm 119:60

I was quick to do your orders, and let no time be wasted.

Diligence » Required by God in » Cultivating Christian graces

Diligence » Required by God in » Hearkening to him

Isaiah 55:2

Why do you give your money for what is not bread, and the fruit of your work for what will not give you pleasure? Give ear to me, so that your food may be good, and you may have the best in full measure.

Diligence » Striving after perfection

Philippians 3:13-14

Brothers, it is clear to me that I have not come to that knowledge; but one thing I do, letting go those things which are past, and stretching out to the things which are before, I go forward to the mark, even the reward of the high purpose of God in Christ Jesus.

Diligence » Labors of love

Hebrews 6:10-12

For God is true, and will not put away from him the memory of your work and of your love for his name, in the help which you gave and still give to the saints. And it is our desire that you may all keep the same high purpose in certain hope to the end: So that you may not be slow in heart, but may take as your example those to whom God has given their heritage, because of their faith and their long waiting.

Diligence » Required by God in » Self-examination

Psalm 77:6

The memory of my song comes back to me in the night; my thoughts are moving in my heart; my spirit is searching with care.

Diligence » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:25

This man had been trained in the way of the Lord; and burning in spirit, he gave himself up to teaching the facts about Jesus, though he had knowledge only of John's baptism:

Diligence » Exemplified » Apostles

Diligence » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

So she went on getting together the heads of grain till evening; and after crushing out the seed it came to about an ephah of grain.

Diligence » Figurative » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 31:21

And for everything he undertook, in connection with the work of the house of God and his law and orders, he got directions from God and did it with serious purpose; and things went well for him.

Diligence » Figurative » Psalmist

Psalm 119:60

I was quick to do your orders, and let no time be wasted.

Diligence » Guarding against defilement

Hebrews 12:15

Looking with care to see that no man among you in his behaviour comes short of the grace of God; for fear that some bitter root may come up to be a trouble to you, and that some of you may be made unclean by it;

Diligence » Is not in vain

Diligence » Figurative » Onesiphorus

2 Timothy 1:17

But when he was in Rome, he went in search of me everywhere, and came to me

Diligence » Figurative » Apollos

Acts 18:25

This man had been trained in the way of the Lord; and burning in spirit, he gave himself up to teaching the facts about Jesus, though he had knowledge only of John's baptism:

Diligence » Figurative » Titus

2 Corinthians 8:22

And we have sent with them our brother, whose ready spirit has been made clear to us at times and in ways without number, but it is now all the more so because of the certain faith which he has in you.

Diligence » In temporal matters leads to favor

Proverbs 11:27

He who, with all his heart, goes after what is good is searching for grace; but he who is looking for trouble will get it.

Diligence » Making our calling sure

2 Peter 1:10

For this reason, my brothers, take all the more care to make your selection and approval certain; for if you do these things you will never have a fall:

Diligence » Listening to him

Isaiah 55:2

Why do you give your money for what is not bread, and the fruit of your work for what will not give you pleasure? Give ear to me, so that your food may be good, and you may have the best in full measure.

Diligence » Seeking to be found spotless

Diligence » Discharging official duties

Deuteronomy 19:18

And the judges will have the question looked into with care: and if the witness is seen to be false and to have made a false statement against his brother,

Diligence » Following every good work

1 Timothy 3:10

And let these first be put to the test; then let them become Deacons if there is nothing against them.

Diligence » Leads to assured hope

Diligence » Preserves from evil

Exodus 15:26

And he said, If with all your heart you will give attention to the voice of the Lord your God, and do what is right in his eyes, giving ear to his orders and keeping his laws, I will not put on you any of the diseases which I put on the Egyptians: for I am the Lord your life-giver.

Diligence » Figurative

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you hater of work; give thought to her ways and be wise: Having no chief, overseer, or ruler, She gets her meat in the summer, storing up food at the time of the grain-cutting.

Diligence » Figurative » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

So she went on getting together the heads of grain till evening; and after crushing out the seed it came to about an ephah of grain.

Diligence » Figurative » Apostles

Diligence » Figurative » Paul

Diligence » Cultivating proper behaviors of a true Christian

Diligence » Keeping the heart

Diligence » Self-examination

Psalm 77:6

The memory of my song comes back to me in the night; my thoughts are moving in my heart; my spirit is searching with care.

Diligence » Figurative » Nehemiah and his helpers

Diligence » Keeping the soul

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take care, and keep watch on your soul, for fear that the things which your eyes have seen go from your memory and from your heart all the days of your life; but let the knowledge of them be given to your children and to your children's children;

Nehemiah » Diligence

Nehemiah 6:3

And I sent men to them saying, I am doing a great work, so that it is not possible for me to come down: is the work to be stopped while I go away from it and come down to you?

Nehemiah 4:21-23

So we went on with the work: and half of them had spears in their hands from the dawn of the morning till the stars were seen. And at the same time I said to the people, Let everyone with his servant come inside Jerusalem for the night, so that at night they may keep watch for us, and go on working by day. So not one of us, I or my brothers or my servants or the watchmen who were with me, took off his clothing, everyone went armed to the water.

the Reward of saints » The prospect of, should lead to » Diligence

2 John 1:8

Keep watch over yourselves, so that you do not make our work of no effect, but may get your full reward.

Virtues » Business » Diligence

2 Peter 1:10

For this reason, my brothers, take all the more care to make your selection and approval certain; for if you do these things you will never have a fall:

More verses: 2 Peter 3:14


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