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Theasaurus: Diligence

33 Bible Verses about diligence

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1 Kings 11:28

And the man Jeroboam was a mighty man of valour, and Solomon, seeing that the young man was industrious, he made him ruler over all the charge of the house of Joseph.

2 Chronicles 24:13

So the workmen wrought, and by their hands the work was done, and they restored the house of God and strengthened it.

Ezra 5:8

Be it known unto the king that we went into the province of Judea, to the house of the great God, which is being built with stones of marble, and the timbers are laid in the walls, and this work is going fast and prospers in their hands.

Ezra 6:12

And the God that has caused his name to dwell there destroy all kings and people that shall put to their hand to alter or to destroy this house of God which is at Jerusalem. I Darius have made the decree; let it be done with speed.

Ezra 7:23

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

Proverbs 12:14

Man shall be 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 hath the LORD said; Refrain thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears; for thy work shall be rewarded, saith the LORD; and they shall come again from the land of the enemy.

2 Corinthians 8:11

Now therefore finish the doing of it that as there was a readiness to will, so there may also be a performance out of that which ye have.

1 Timothy 4:15-16

Occupy thyself in these things with care, for in this is everything, that thy profiting may be manifest unto all. Take heed unto thyself and unto the doctrine; be diligent in this, for in doing so thou shalt both save thyself and those that hear thee.

Deuteronomy 6:17

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

From Thematic Bible


Agriculture or husbandry » Requires » Diligence

Ecclesiastes 11:6

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

Proverbs 27:23-27

Be thou diligent to know the countenance of thy sheep, and put thy heart into thy herds. For riches are not for ever, and does the crown endure to every generation? The tender grass shows itself, and the hay appears, and the herbs of the mountains are reaped. read more.
The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are for the price of the field. And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance of thy maidens.

Business life » Business virtues » Diligence

More verses: 2 Peter 3:14

natural Death » Motive » Diligence

Diligence » Spiritual

John 4:35

Do ye not say, There are yet four months and then comes harvest? Behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes and look on the fields, for they are white already to harvest.

Romans 9:3

For I could wish that myself were anathema from Christ for my brethren, those who are my kinsmen according to the flesh,

Romans 10:1

Brethren, certainly the desire of my heart and my prayer to God regarding Israel, is for saving health.

More verses: 1 Corinthians 9:22

Diligence » Business

More verses: 2 Peter 3:14

Diligence » Being diligent

Proverbs 27:23-24

Be thou diligent to know the countenance of thy sheep, and put thy heart into thy herds. For riches are not for ever, and does the crown endure to every generation?

Hebrews 6:11-12

But we desire that each one of you show the same diligence until the end for the fulfillment of your hope, that ye not become slothful, but imitators of those who by faith and patience inherit the promises.

Diligence » The diligent

Diligence » Required by God in » Obeying him

Deuteronomy 6:17

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

Deuteronomy 11:13

And it shall come to pass, if ye shall hearken diligently unto my commandments which I command you this day: to love the LORD 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 the LORD your God; arise therefore and build the sanctuary of the LORD God, to bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD and the holy vessels of God into the house that is to be built unto the name of the LORD.

Diligence » God rewards

Deuteronomy 11:14

that I will give you the rain of your land in its due season, the early rain and the latter rain, and thou shalt gather in thy grain and thy 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, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you and exhort you that ye should earnestly persevere in the faith which was given once unto the saints.

Diligence » Christ, an example

Luke 2:49

And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? Knew ye not that it behooves me to be about 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 reckon to have laid hold of it yet, but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and extending myself unto those things which are ahead, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling 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 the LORD your God; arise therefore and build the sanctuary of the LORD God, to bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD and the holy vessels of God into the house that is to be built unto the name of the LORD.

Diligence » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 31:21

And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God and in the law and in the commandments, he sought God and he did it with all his heart and was prospered.

Diligence » Exemplified » Titus

2 Corinthians 8:22

And we have sent with them our brother, whom we have oftentimes proved diligent in many things, but now much more diligent, upon the great confidence which we have in you.

Diligence » Required by God in » Discharging official duties

Deuteronomy 19:18

and the judges shall make diligent inquisition; and, behold, if the witness is a false witness and has testified falsely against his brother,

Diligence » Preserving "the faith" through teaching

Jude 1:3

Beloved, when I gave all diligence to write unto you of the common salvation, it was needful for me to write unto you and exhort you that ye should earnestly persevere in the faith which was given once unto the saints.

Diligence » Lawful business

Diligence » Saints should abound in

2 Corinthians 8:7

Therefore, as ye abound in every thing, in faith and in word and in knowledge and in all diligence and in your love to us, see that ye abound in this grace also.

Diligence » Jesus an example of

Luke 2:49

And he said unto them, How is it that ye sought me? Knew ye not that it behooves me to be about my Father's business?

Diligence » Required by God in » Keeping the soul

Diligence » Required by God in » Labors of love

Hebrews 6:10-12

For God is not unjust to forget your work and labour of charity which ye have showed in his name, having helped the saints and helping them. But we desire that each one of you show the same diligence until the end for the fulfillment of your hope, that ye not become slothful, but imitators of those who by faith and patience inherit the promises.

Diligence » Required in the service of God

Diligence » Honor

Diligence » In temporal matters, leads to » Favor

Proverbs 11:27

He that seeks good early shall find favour, but unto him that seeks evil, it shall come upon him.

Diligence » Required by God in » Following every good work

1 Timothy 5:10

having a good testimony of good works, if she has brought up well her children, if she has exercised hospitality, if she has washed the feet of the saints, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has diligently followed every good work.

Diligence » Obeying him

Deuteronomy 6:17

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

Deuteronomy 11:13

And it shall come to pass, if ye shall hearken diligently unto my commandments which I command you this day: to love the LORD 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, Who having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provides her food in the summer and gathers 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

Diligence » In the service of God » Preserves from evil

Exodus 15:26

and said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God and wilt do that which is right in his sight and wilt give ear to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians; for I am the LORD thy Healer.

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 made haste and did not delay to keep thy commandments.

Diligence » Required by God in » Cultivating Christian graces

Diligence » Required by God in » Hearkening to him

Isaiah 55:2

Why do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which does not satisfy? 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 reckon to have laid hold of it yet, but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and extending myself unto those things which are ahead, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.

Diligence » Labors of love

Hebrews 6:10-12

For God is not unjust to forget your work and labour of charity which ye have showed in his name, having helped the saints and helping them. But we desire that each one of you show the same diligence until the end for the fulfillment of your hope, that ye not become slothful, but imitators of those who by faith and patience inherit the promises.

Diligence » Required by God in » Self-examination

Psalm 77:6

I call to remembrance my songs of the night; I commune with my own heart, and my spirit made diligent search.

Diligence » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:25

This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spoke and taught diligently the things of the Lord, teaching only in the baptism of John.

Diligence » Exemplified » Apostles

Diligence » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

So she gleaned in the field until evening 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 began in the service of the house of God and in the law and in the commandments, he sought God and he did it with all his heart and was prospered.

Diligence » Figurative » Psalmist

Psalm 119:60

I made haste and did not delay to keep thy commandments.

Diligence » Guarding against defilement

Diligence » Is not in vain

Diligence » Figurative » Onesiphorus

2 Timothy 1:17

for when he was in Rome, he sought me out very diligently and found me.

Diligence » Figurative » Apollos

Acts 18:25

This man was instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in the spirit, he spoke and taught diligently the things of the Lord, teaching only in the baptism of John.

Diligence » Figurative » Titus

2 Corinthians 8:22

And we have sent with them our brother, whom we have oftentimes proved diligent in many things, but now much more diligent, upon the great confidence which we have in you.

Diligence » In temporal matters leads to favor

Proverbs 11:27

He that seeks good early shall find favour, but unto him that seeks evil, it shall come upon him.

Diligence » Making our calling sure

Diligence » Listening to him

Isaiah 55:2

Why do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which does not satisfy? 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 diligent inquisition; and, behold, if the witness is a false witness and has testified falsely against his brother,

Diligence » Following every good work

1 Timothy 3:10

And let these also first be proved; then let them minister, if they are blameless.

Diligence » Leads to assured hope

Diligence » Preserves from evil

Exodus 15:26

and said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God and wilt do that which is right in his sight and wilt give ear to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians; for I am the LORD thy Healer.

Diligence » Figurative

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise, Who having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provides her food in the summer and gathers her food in the harvest.

Diligence » Figurative » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

So she gleaned in the field until evening 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 call to remembrance my songs of the night; I commune with my own heart, and my spirit made diligent search.

Diligence » Figurative » Nehemiah and his helpers

Diligence » Keeping the soul

Nehemiah » Diligence

Nehemiah 6:3

And I sent messengers unto them, saying, I am doing a great work so that I cannot come down; why should the work cease, whilst I leave it and come down to you?

Nehemiah 4:21-23

So we laboured in the work, and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning until the stars appeared. Likewise at the same time said I unto the people, Let each one with his servant lodge within Jerusalem, that by night they may be a guard to us, and labour by day. So neither I nor my brethren nor my servants nor the men of the guard who followed me, none of us put off our clothes, each one put them off only for 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 And Laziness Contrasted

20;10;4

He that deals with a slack hand becomes poor, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.

Diligence, Examples Of

14;15;15

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

Diligence, Objects Of

5;4;9

Therefore, take heed to thyself and keep thy soul diligently lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life, but teach them to thy sons and thy sons' sons.

Diligence, Results Of

20;10;4

He that deals with a slack hand becomes poor, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.

Diligence, Rewards Of

20;10;4

He that deals with a slack hand becomes poor, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.