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Theasaurus: Diligence

33 Bible Verses about diligence

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1 Kings 11:28

and the man Jeroboam was strong and valiant; and Solomon saw the young man that he was industrious, and he made him ruler over all the charge of the house of Joseph.

2 Chronicles 24:13

So the workmen wrought, and the work was perfected by them, and they set the house of God in its state, and strengthened it.

Ezra 5:8

Be it known to the king that we went into the province of Judah, to the house of the great God, which is being built with great stones, and timber is laid in the walls, and this work is being carried on with diligence, and prospers in their hand.

Ezra 6:12

And the God that has caused his name to dwell there overthrow every king and people that shall put forth their hand to alter or to destroy this house of God which is at Jerusalem. I Darius have given this order; let it be done diligently.

Ezra 7:23

Whatever is commanded by the God of the heavens, let it be carefully done for the house of the God of the heavens; for why should there be wrath against the realm of the king and his sons?

Proverbs 12:14

A man is satisfied with good by the fruit of his mouth; and the recompense of a man's hands shall be rendered unto him.

Jeremiah 31:16

Thus saith Jehovah: Refrain thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears; for there is a reward for thy work, saith Jehovah; and they shall come again from the land of the enemy.

1 Timothy 4:15-16

Occupy thyself with these things; be wholly in them, that thy progress may be manifest to all. Give heed to thyself and to the teaching; continue in them; for, doing this, thou shalt save both thyself and those that hear thee.

Deuteronomy 6:17

Ye shall diligently keep the commandments of Jehovah your God, and his testimonies, and his statutes, which he hath commanded thee.

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things that thine eyes have seen (and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life; but thou shalt make them known to thy sons and to thy sons' sons),

Hebrews 6:11

But we desire earnestly that each one of you shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end;

From Thematic Bible


Agriculture or husbandry » Requires » Diligence

Ecclesiastes 11:6

In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thy hand; for thou knowest not which shall prosper, whether this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.

Proverbs 27:23-27

Be well acquainted with the appearance of thy flocks; look well to thy herds: for wealth is not for ever; and doth the crown endure from generation to generation? The hay is removed, and the tender grass sheweth itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered in. read more.
The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are the price of a field; and there is goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and sustenance for thy maidens.

Business life » Business virtues » Diligence

Hebrews 6:11

But we desire earnestly that each one of you shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end;

More verses: 2 Peter 3:14

natural Death » Motive » Diligence

Diligence » Spiritual

John 4:35

Do not ye say, that there are yet four months and the harvest comes? Behold, I say to you, Lift up your eyes and behold the fields, for they are already white to harvest.

Romans 10:1

Brethren, the delight of my own heart and my supplication which I address to God for them is for salvation.

Romans 11:14

if by any means I shall provoke to jealousy them which are my flesh, and shall save some from among them.

More verses: 1 Corinthians 9:22

Diligence » Business

Hebrews 6:11

But we desire earnestly that each one of you shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end;

More verses: 2 Peter 3:14

Diligence » Being diligent

Proverbs 27:23-24

Be well acquainted with the appearance of thy flocks; look well to thy herds: for wealth is not for ever; and doth the crown endure from generation to generation?

Hebrews 6:11-12

But we desire earnestly that each one of you shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end; that ye be not sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience have been inheritors of the promises.

Diligence » The diligent

Diligence » Required by God in » Obeying him

Deuteronomy 6:17

Ye shall diligently keep the commandments of Jehovah your God, and his testimonies, and his statutes, which he hath commanded thee.

Deuteronomy 11:13

And it shall come to pass, if ye hearken diligently unto my commandments which I command you this day, to love Jehovah your God, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul,

Diligence » Required by God in » Instructing children

Diligence » Required by God in » Lawful business

Diligence » Required by God in » Seeking him

1 Chronicles 22:19

Now set your heart and your soul to seek Jehovah your God; and arise and build the sanctuary of Jehovah Elohim, to bring the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, and the vessels of the sanctuary of God into the house that is to be built unto the name of Jehovah.

Diligence » God rewards

Deuteronomy 11:14

that I will give rain to your land in its season, the early rain and the latter rain; and thou shalt gather in thy corn, and thy new wine, and thine oil;

Diligence » In temporal matters, leads to » Honor

Diligence » In temporal matters, leads to » Prosperity

Diligence » Required by God in » Teaching religion

Jude 1:3

Beloved, using all diligence to write to you of our common salvation, I have been obliged to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith once delivered to the saints.

Diligence » Christ, an example

Luke 2:49

And he said to them, Why is it that ye have sought me? did ye not know that I ought to be occupied in my Father's business?

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

Diligence » Required by God in » Striving after perfection

Philippians 3:13-14

Brethren, I do not count to have got possession myself; but one thing forgetting the things behind, and stretching out to the things before, I pursue, looking towards the goal, for the prize of the calling on high of God in Christ Jesus.

Diligence » Exemplified » Paul

Diligence » Required by God in seeking him

1 Chronicles 22:19

Now set your heart and your soul to seek Jehovah your God; and arise and build the sanctuary of Jehovah Elohim, to bring the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, and the vessels of the sanctuary of God into the house that is to be built unto the name of Jehovah.

Diligence » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 31:21

And in every work that he undertook in the service of the house of God, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart and prospered.

Diligence » Exemplified » Titus

2 Corinthians 8:22

And we have sent with them our brother whom we have often proved to be of diligent zeal in many things, and now more diligently zealous through the great confidence he has as to you.

Diligence » Required by God in » Discharging official duties

Deuteronomy 19:18

and the judges shall make thorough inquiry; and if the witness be a false witness, and he have testified falsely against his brother,

Diligence » Preserving "the faith" through teaching

Jude 1:3

Beloved, using all diligence to write to you of our common salvation, I have been obliged to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith once delivered to the saints.

Diligence » Lawful business

Diligence » Saints should abound in

2 Corinthians 8:7

but even as ye abound in every way, in faith, and word, and knowledge, and all diligence, and in love from you to us, that ye may abound in this grace also.

Diligence » Jesus an example of

Luke 2:49

And he said to them, Why is it that ye have sought me? did ye not know that I ought to be occupied in my Father's business?

Diligence » Required by God in » Keeping the soul

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things that thine eyes have seen (and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life; but thou shalt make them known to thy sons and to thy sons' sons),

Diligence » Required by God in » Labors of love

Hebrews 6:10-12

For God is not unrighteous to forget your work, and the love which ye have shewn to his name, having ministered to the saints, and still ministering. But we desire earnestly that each one of you shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end; that ye be not sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience have been inheritors of the promises.

Diligence » Required in the service of God

Diligence » Honor

Diligence » In temporal matters, leads to » Favor

Proverbs 11:27

He that is earnest after good seeketh favour; but he that searcheth for mischief, it shall come upon him.

Diligence » Required by God in » Following every good work

1 Timothy 5:10

borne witness to in good works, if she have brought up children, if she have exercised hospitality, if she have washed saints' feet, if she have imparted relief to the distressed, if she have diligently followed every good work.

Diligence » Obeying him

Deuteronomy 6:17

Ye shall diligently keep the commandments of Jehovah your God, and his testimonies, and his statutes, which he hath commanded thee.

Deuteronomy 11:13

And it shall come to pass, if ye hearken diligently unto my commandments which I command you this day, to love Jehovah your God, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul,

Diligence » Illustrated

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways and be wise: which having no chief, overseer, or ruler, provideth her bread in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.

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

Diligence » Required by God in » Guarding against defilement

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

Hebrews 6:11

But we desire earnestly that each one of you shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end;

Diligence » In the service of God » Preserves from evil

Exodus 15:26

And he said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of Jehovah thy God, and do what is right in his eyes, and incline thine ears to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the complaints upon thee that I have put upon the Egyptians; for I am Jehovah who healeth thee.

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

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

Diligence » Exemplified » Psalmist

Psalm 119:60

I have made haste, and not delayed, to keep thy commandments.

Diligence » Required by God in » Cultivating Christian graces

Diligence » Required by God in » Hearkening to him

Isaiah 55:2

Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? Hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.

Diligence » Striving after perfection

Philippians 3:13-14

Brethren, I do not count to have got possession myself; but one thing forgetting the things behind, and stretching out to the things before, I pursue, looking towards the goal, for the prize of the calling on high of God in Christ Jesus.

Diligence » Labors of love

Hebrews 6:10-12

For God is not unrighteous to forget your work, and the love which ye have shewn to his name, having ministered to the saints, and still ministering. But we desire earnestly that each one of you shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end; that ye be not sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience have been inheritors of the promises.

Diligence » Required by God in » Self-examination

Psalm 77:6

I remember my song in the night; I muse in mine own heart, and my spirit maketh diligent search.

Diligence » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:25

He was instructed in the way of the Lord, and being fervent in his spirit, he spoke and taught exactly the things concerning Jesus, knowing only the baptism of John.

Diligence » Exemplified » Apostles

Diligence » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

And she gleaned in the field until even, and beat out what she had gleaned; and it was about an ephah of barley.

Diligence » Figurative » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 31:21

And in every work that he undertook in the service of the house of God, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart and prospered.

Diligence » Figurative » Psalmist

Psalm 119:60

I have made haste, and not delayed, to keep thy commandments.

Diligence » Guarding against defilement

Diligence » Is not in vain

Diligence » Figurative » Onesiphorus

2 Timothy 1:17

but being in Rome sought me out very diligently, and found me --

Diligence » Figurative » Apollos

Acts 18:25

He was instructed in the way of the Lord, and being fervent in his spirit, he spoke and taught exactly the things concerning Jesus, knowing only the baptism of John.

Diligence » Figurative » Titus

2 Corinthians 8:22

And we have sent with them our brother whom we have often proved to be of diligent zeal in many things, and now more diligently zealous through the great confidence he has as to you.

Diligence » In temporal matters leads to favor

Proverbs 11:27

He that is earnest after good seeketh favour; but he that searcheth for mischief, it shall come upon him.

Diligence » Making our calling sure

Diligence » Listening to him

Isaiah 55:2

Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? Hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.

Diligence » Seeking to be found spotless

Diligence » Discharging official duties

Deuteronomy 19:18

and the judges shall make thorough inquiry; and if the witness be a false witness, and he have testified falsely against his brother,

Diligence » Following every good work

1 Timothy 3:10

And let these be first proved, then let them minister, being without charge against them.

Diligence » Leads to assured hope

Hebrews 6:11

But we desire earnestly that each one of you shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end;

Diligence » Preserves from evil

Exodus 15:26

And he said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of Jehovah thy God, and do what is right in his eyes, and incline thine ears to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the complaints upon thee that I have put upon the Egyptians; for I am Jehovah who healeth thee.

Diligence » Figurative

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways and be wise: which having no chief, overseer, or ruler, provideth her bread in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.

Diligence » Figurative » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

And she gleaned in the field until even, and beat out what she had gleaned; and it was about an ephah of barley.

Diligence » Figurative » Apostles

Diligence » Figurative » Paul

Diligence » Cultivating proper behaviors of a true Christian

Diligence » Keeping the heart

Diligence » Self-examination

Psalm 77:6

I remember my song in the night; I muse in mine own heart, and my spirit maketh diligent search.

Diligence » Figurative » Nehemiah and his helpers

Diligence » Keeping the soul

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things that thine eyes have seen (and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life; but thou shalt make them known to thy sons and to thy sons' sons),

Nehemiah » Diligence

Nehemiah 6:3

And I sent messengers to them, saying, I am doing a great work, and I cannot come down. Why should the work cease, whilst I leave it and come down to you?

Nehemiah 4:21-23

And we laboured in the work; and half of them held the spears from the rising of the dawn till the stars appeared. Likewise at the same time I said to the people, Let every one with his servant lodge within Jerusalem, that in the night they may be a guard to us, and be for labour in the day. And neither I, nor my brethren, nor my servants, nor the men of the guard that followed me, none of us put off our garments: every one had his weapon on his right side.

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

Virtues » Business » Diligence

Hebrews 6:11

But we desire earnestly that each one of you shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end;

More verses: 2 Peter 3:14

Topics on Diligence

Diligence And Laziness Contrasted

20;10;4

He cometh to want that dealeth with a slack hand; but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.

Diligence, Examples Of

14;15;15

And all Judah rejoiced at the oath; for they took the oath with all their heart, and sought him with their whole desire; and he was found of them. And Jehovah gave them rest round about.

Diligence, Objects Of

5;4;9

Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul diligently, lest thou forget the things that thine eyes have seen (and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life; but thou shalt make them known to thy sons and to thy sons' sons),

Diligence, Results Of

20;10;4

He cometh to want that dealeth with a slack hand; but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.

Diligence, Rewards Of

20;10;4

He cometh to want that dealeth with a slack hand; but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.