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Theasaurus: Diligence

33 Bible Verses about diligence

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1 Kings 11:28

Now the man Jeroboam was capable, and Solomon noticed the young man because he was getting things done. So he appointed him over the entire labor force of the house of Joseph.

2 Chronicles 24:13

The workmen did their work, and through them the repairs progressed. They restored God’s temple to its specifications and reinforced it.

Ezra 5:8

Let it be known to the king that we went to the house of the great God in the province of Judah. It is being built with cut stones, and its beams are being set in the walls. This work is being done diligently and succeeding through the people’s efforts.

Ezra 6:12

May the God who caused His name to dwell there overthrow any king or people who dares to harm or interfere with this house of God in Jerusalem. I, Darius, have issued the decree. Let it be carried out diligently.

Ezra 7:23

Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven must be done diligently for the house of the God of heaven, so that wrath will not fall on the realm of the king and his sons.

Proverbs 12:14

A man will be satisfied with good
by the words of his mouth,
and the work of a man’s hands will reward him.

Jeremiah 31:16

This is what the Lord says:Keep your voice from weeping
and your eyes from tears,
for the reward for your work will come—
this is the Lord’s declaration—
and your children will return from the enemy’s land.

2 Corinthians 8:11

But now finish the task as well, that just as there was eagerness to desire it, so there may also be a completion from what you have.

1 Timothy 4:15-16

Practice these things; be committed to them, so that your progress may be evident to all. Pay close attention to your life and your teaching; persevere in these things, for by doing this you will save both yourself and your hearers.

Deuteronomy 6:17

Carefully observe the commands of the Lord your God, the decrees and statutes He has commanded you.

Deuteronomy 4:9

“Only be on your guard and diligently watch yourselves, so that you don’t forget the things your eyes have seen and so that they don’t slip from your mind as long as you live. Teach them to your children and your grandchildren.

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Agriculture or husbandry » Requires » Diligence

Ecclesiastes 11:6

In the morning sow your seed,
and at evening do not let your hand rest,
because you don’t know which will succeed,
whether one or the other,
or if both of them will be equally good.

Proverbs 27:23-27

Know well the condition of your flock, and pay attention to your herds, for wealth is not forever; not even a crown lasts for all time. When hay is removed and new growth appears and the grain from the hills is gathered in, read more.
lambs will provide your clothing, and goats, the price of a field; there will be enough goat's milk for your food- food for your household and nourishment for your servants.

Business life » Business virtues » Diligence

More verses: 2 Peter 3:14

natural Death » Motive » Diligence

Diligence » Spiritual

John 4:35

“Don’t you say, ‘There are still four more months, then comes the harvest’? Listen to what I’m telling you: Open your eyes and look at the fields, for they are ready for harvest.

Romans 9:3

For I could almost wish to be cursed and cut off from the Messiah for the benefit of my brothers, my own flesh and blood.

More verses: 1 Corinthians 9:22

Diligence » Business

More verses: 2 Peter 3:14

Diligence » Being diligent

Proverbs 27:23-24

Know well the condition of your flock, and pay attention to your herds, for wealth is not forever; not even a crown lasts for all time.

Hebrews 6:11-12

Now we want each of you to demonstrate the same diligence for the final realization of your hope, so that you won't become lazy, but imitators of those who inherit the promises through faith and perseverance.

Diligence » The diligent

Diligence » Required by God in » Obeying him

Deuteronomy 6:17

Carefully observe the commands of the Lord your God, the decrees and statutes He has commanded you.

Deuteronomy 11:13

“If you carefully obey my commands I am giving you today, to love the Lord your God and worship Him with all your heart and 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 determine in your mind and heart to seek the Lord your God. Get started building the Lord God’s sanctuary so that you may bring the ark of the Lord’s covenant and the holy articles of God to the temple that is to be built for the name of Yahweh.”

Diligence » God rewards

Deuteronomy 11:14

I will provide rain for your land in the proper time, the autumn and spring rains, and you will harvest your grain, new wine, and 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

Dear friends, although I was eager to write you about the salvation we share, I found it necessary to write and exhort you to contend for the faith that was delivered to the saints once for all.

Diligence » Christ, an example

Luke 2:49

“Why were you searching for Me?” He asked them. “Didn’t you know that I had to be 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, I do not consider myself to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: forgetting what is behind and reaching forward to what is ahead, I pursue as my goal the prize promised by God's heavenly call in Christ Jesus.

Diligence » Exemplified » Paul

Diligence » Required by God in seeking him

1 Chronicles 22:19

Now determine in your mind and heart to seek the Lord your God. Get started building the Lord God’s sanctuary so that you may bring the ark of the Lord’s covenant and the holy articles of God to the temple that is to be built for the name of Yahweh.”

Diligence » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 31:21

He was diligent in every deed that he began in the service of God’s temple, in the instruction and the commands, in order to seek his God, and he prospered.

Diligence » Exemplified » Titus

2 Corinthians 8:22

We have also sent with them our brother. We have often tested him in many circumstances and found him to be diligent—and now even more diligent because of his great confidence in you.

Diligence » Required by God in » Discharging official duties

Deuteronomy 19:18

The judges are to make a careful investigation, and if the witness turns out to be a liar who has falsely accused his brother,

Diligence » Preserving "the faith" through teaching

Jude 1:3

Dear friends, although I was eager to write you about the salvation we share, I found it necessary to write and exhort you to contend for the faith that was delivered to the saints once for all.

Diligence » Lawful business

Diligence » Saints should abound in

2 Corinthians 8:7

Now as you excel in everything—faith, speech, knowledge, and in all diligence, and in your love for us—excel also in this grace.

Diligence » Jesus an example of

Luke 2:49

“Why were you searching for Me?” He asked them. “Didn’t you know that I had to be in My Father’s house?”

Diligence » Required by God in » Keeping the soul

Deuteronomy 4:9

“Only be on your guard and diligently watch yourselves, so that you don’t forget the things your eyes have seen and so that they don’t slip from your mind as long as you live. Teach them to your children and your grandchildren.

Diligence » Required by God in » Labors of love

Hebrews 6:10-12

For God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you showed for His name when you served the saints-and you continue to serve them. Now we want each of you to demonstrate the same diligence for the final realization of your hope, so that you won't become lazy, but imitators of those who inherit the promises through faith and perseverance.

Diligence » Required in the service of God

Diligence » Honor

Diligence » In temporal matters, leads to » Favor

Proverbs 11:27

The one who searches for what is good finds favor,
but if someone looks for trouble, it will come to him.

Diligence » Required by God in » Following every good work

1 Timothy 5:10

and is well known for good works—that is, if she has brought up children, shown hospitality, washed the saints’ feet, helped the afflicted, and devoted herself to every good work.

Diligence » Obeying him

Deuteronomy 6:17

Carefully observe the commands of the Lord your God, the decrees and statutes He has commanded you.

Deuteronomy 11:13

“If you carefully obey my commands I am giving you today, to love the Lord your God and worship Him with all your heart and all your soul,

Diligence » Illustrated

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you slacker! Observe its ways and become wise. Without leader, administrator, or ruler, it prepares its provisions in summer; it gathers its food during 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

Diligence » In the service of God » Preserves from evil

Exodus 15:26

He said, “If you will carefully obey the Lord your God, do what is right in His eyes, pay attention to His commands, and keep all His statutes, I will not inflict any illnesses on you that I inflicted on the Egyptians. For I am Yahweh who heals you.”

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 hurried, not hesitating
to keep Your commands.

Diligence » Required by God in » Cultivating Christian graces

Diligence » Required by God in » Hearkening to him

Isaiah 55:2

Why do you spend money on what is not food,
and your wages on what does not satisfy?
Listen carefully to Me, and eat what is good,
and you will enjoy the choicest of foods.

Diligence » Striving after perfection

Philippians 3:13-14

Brothers, I do not consider myself to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: forgetting what is behind and reaching forward to what is ahead, I pursue as my goal the prize promised by God's heavenly call in Christ Jesus.

Diligence » Labors of love

Hebrews 6:10-12

For God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you showed for His name when you served the saints-and you continue to serve them. Now we want each of you to demonstrate the same diligence for the final realization of your hope, so that you won't become lazy, but imitators of those who inherit the promises through faith and perseverance.

Diligence » Required by God in » Self-examination

Psalm 77:6

At night I remember my music;
I meditate in my heart, and my spirit ponders.

Diligence » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:25

This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he spoke and taught the things about Jesus accurately, although he knew only John’s baptism.

Diligence » Exemplified » Apostles

Diligence » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

So Ruth gathered grain in the field until evening. She beat out what she had gathered, and it was about 26 quarts of barley.

Diligence » Figurative » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 31:21

He was diligent in every deed that he began in the service of God’s temple, in the instruction and the commands, in order to seek his God, and he prospered.

Diligence » Figurative » Psalmist

Psalm 119:60

I hurried, not hesitating
to keep Your commands.

Diligence » Guarding against defilement

Diligence » Is not in vain

Diligence » Figurative » Onesiphorus

2 Timothy 1:17

On the contrary, when he was in Rome, he diligently searched for me and found me.

Diligence » Figurative » Apollos

Acts 18:25

This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he spoke and taught the things about Jesus accurately, although he knew only John’s baptism.

Diligence » Figurative » Titus

2 Corinthians 8:22

We have also sent with them our brother. We have often tested him in many circumstances and found him to be diligent—and now even more diligent because of his great confidence in you.

Diligence » In temporal matters leads to favor

Proverbs 11:27

The one who searches for what is good finds favor,
but if someone looks for trouble, it will come to him.

Diligence » Making our calling sure

Diligence » Listening to him

Isaiah 55:2

Why do you spend money on what is not food,
and your wages on what does not satisfy?
Listen carefully to Me, and eat what is good,
and you will enjoy the choicest of foods.

Diligence » Seeking to be found spotless

Diligence » Discharging official duties

Deuteronomy 19:18

The judges are to make a careful investigation, and if the witness turns out to be a liar who has falsely accused his brother,

Diligence » Following every good work

1 Timothy 3:10

And they must also be tested first; if they prove blameless, then they can serve as deacons.

Diligence » Leads to assured hope

Diligence » Preserves from evil

Exodus 15:26

He said, “If you will carefully obey the Lord your God, do what is right in His eyes, pay attention to His commands, and keep all His statutes, I will not inflict any illnesses on you that I inflicted on the Egyptians. For I am Yahweh who heals you.”

Diligence » Figurative

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you slacker! Observe its ways and become wise. Without leader, administrator, or ruler, it prepares its provisions in summer; it gathers its food during harvest.

Diligence » Figurative » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

So Ruth gathered grain in the field until evening. She beat out what she had gathered, and it was about 26 quarts 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

At night I remember my music;
I meditate in my heart, and my spirit ponders.

Diligence » Figurative » Nehemiah and his helpers

Diligence » Keeping the soul

Deuteronomy 4:9

“Only be on your guard and diligently watch yourselves, so that you don’t forget the things your eyes have seen and so that they don’t slip from your mind as long as you live. Teach them to your children and your grandchildren.

Nehemiah » Diligence

Nehemiah 6:3

So I sent messengers to them, saying, “I am doing a great work and cannot come down. Why should the work cease while I leave it and go down to you?”

Nehemiah 4:21-23

So we continued the work, while half of the men were holding spears from daybreak until the stars came out. At that time, I also said to the people, "Let everyone and his servant spend the night inside Jerusalem, so that they can stand guard by night and work by day." And I, my brothers, my men, and the guards with me never took off our clothes. Each carried his weapon, even when washing.

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

Virtues » Business » Diligence

More verses: 2 Peter 3:14

Topics on Diligence

Diligence, Examples Of

2 Chronicles 15:15

All Judah rejoiced over the oath, for they had sworn it with all their mind. They had sought Him with all their heart, and He was found by them. So the Lord gave them rest on every side.

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