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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 valor: and Solomon seeing the young man that he was industrious, he made him ruler over all the charge of the house of Joseph.

2 Chronicles 24:13

So the workmen labored, and the work was completed by them, and they put the house of God in order, 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 built with great stones, and timber is laid in the walls, and this work goes on diligently, 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 their hand to alter it and to destroy this house of God which is at Jerusalem. I Darius have made a decree; let it be done diligently.

Ezra 7:23

Whatsoever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be diligently 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

A 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 says the LORD; Restrain your voice from weeping, and your eyes from tears: for your work shall be rewarded, says the LORD; and they shall come again from the land of the enemy.

2 Corinthians 8:11

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

1 Timothy 4:15-16

Meditate upon these things; give yourself wholly to them; that your progress may appear to all. Take heed unto yourself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this you shall both save yourself, and them that hear you.

Deuteronomy 6:17

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

From Thematic Bible


Agriculture or husbandry » Requires » Diligence

Ecclesiastes 11:6

In the morning sow your seed, and in the evening withhold not your hand: for you know not which shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both alike shall be good.

Proverbs 27:23-27

Be diligent to know the state of your flocks, and look well to your herds. For riches are not forever: and does the crown endure to every generation? The hay appears, and the tender grass shows itself, and herbs of the mountains are gathered. read more.
The lambs are for your clothing, and the goats are for the price of the field. And you shall have goats' milk enough for your food, for the food of your household, and for the maintenance for your maidservants.

Business life » Business virtues » Diligence

More verses: 2 Peter 3:14

natural Death » Motive » Diligence

Diligence » Spiritual

John 4:35

Say not, 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.

More verses: 1 Corinthians 9:22

Diligence » Business

More verses: 2 Peter 3:14

Diligence » Being diligent

Proverbs 27:23-24

Be diligent to know the state of your flocks, and look well to your herds. For riches are not forever: and does the crown endure to every generation?

Hebrews 6:11-12

And we desire that every one of you do show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end: That you be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

Diligence » The diligent

Diligence » Required by God in » Obeying him

Deuteronomy 6:17

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

Deuteronomy 11:13

And it shall come to pass, if you 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 you 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 to 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 first rain and the latter rain, that you may gather in your grain, and your wine, and your 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 necessary for me to write unto you, and exhort you that you should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.

Diligence » Christ, an example

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

Diligence » Required by God in » Striving after perfection

Philippians 3:13-14

Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, 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 you 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 to 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, 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 oftentimes proved diligent in many things, but now much more diligent, upon the great confidence which I have in you.

Diligence » Required by God in » Discharging official duties

Deuteronomy 19:18

And the judges shall make diligent inquiry: 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 necessary for me to write unto you, and exhort you that you should earnestly contend for the faith which was once delivered unto the saints.

Diligence » Lawful business

Diligence » Saints should abound in

2 Corinthians 8:7

Therefore, as you abound in everything, in faith, and utterance, and knowledge, and in all diligence, and in your love to us, see that you abound in this grace also.

Diligence » Jesus an example of

Diligence » Required by God in » Keeping the soul

Diligence » Required by God in » Labors of love

Hebrews 6:10-12

For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love, which you have showed toward his name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and do minister. And we desire that every one of you do show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end: That you be not slothful, but followers of them who through 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 diligently seeks good procures favor: but he that seeks evil, it shall come unto him.

Diligence » Required by God in » Following every good work

1 Timothy 5:10

Well reported of for good works; if she has brought up children, if she has lodged strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has diligently followed every good work.

Diligence » Obeying him

Deuteronomy 6:17

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

Deuteronomy 11:13

And it shall come to pass, if you 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, you 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 you will diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD your God, and will do that which is right in his sight, and will give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon you, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that 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 made haste, and delayed not to keep your commandments.

Diligence » Required by God in » Cultivating Christian graces

Diligence » Required by God in » Hearkening to him

Isaiah 55:2

Why do you spend money for that which is not bread? and your labor for that which satisfies not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat you that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in richness.

Diligence » Striving after perfection

Philippians 3:13-14

Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, 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 unrighteous to forget your work and labor of love, which you have showed toward his name, in that you have ministered to the saints, and do minister. And we desire that every one of you do show the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end: That you be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

Diligence » Required by God in » Self-examination

Psalm 77:6

I call to remembrance my song in 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, knowing only 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, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart, and prospered.

Diligence » Figurative » Psalmist

Psalm 119:60

I made haste, and delayed not to keep your commandments.

Diligence » Guarding against defilement

Diligence » Is not in vain

Diligence » Figurative » Onesiphorus

2 Timothy 1:17

But, 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, knowing only 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 I have in you.

Diligence » In temporal matters leads to favor

Proverbs 11:27

He that diligently seeks good procures favor: but he that seeks evil, it shall come unto him.

Diligence » Making our calling sure

Diligence » Listening to him

Isaiah 55:2

Why do you spend money for that which is not bread? and your labor for that which satisfies not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat you that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in richness.

Diligence » Seeking to be found spotless

Diligence » Discharging official duties

Deuteronomy 19:18

And the judges shall make diligent inquiry: 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 tested; then let them use the office of a deacon, being found blameless.

Diligence » Leads to assured hope

Diligence » Preserves from evil

Exodus 15:26

And said, If you will diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD your God, and will do that which is right in his sight, and will give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon you, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that heals you.

Diligence » Figurative

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you 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 song in 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, while I leave it, and come down to you?

Nehemiah 4:21-23

So we labored in the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning till the stars appeared. Likewise at the same time said I unto the people, Let every one with his servant lodge within Jerusalem, that in the night they may be a guard to us, and labor during the 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, saving that every one put them off 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 becomes poor who has a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent makes rich.

Diligence, Examples Of

14;15;15

And all 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

Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes have seen, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life: but teach them to your sons, and your sons' sons;

Diligence, Results Of

20;10;4

He becomes poor who has a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent makes rich.

Diligence, Rewards Of

20;10;4

He becomes poor who has a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent makes rich.