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33 Bible Verses about diligence

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1 Kings 11:28

Now the man Jeroboam [was] a man of ability, and Solomon saw that the young man {was a diligent worker}, so he appointed him over all of the forced labor for the house of Joseph.

2 Chronicles 24:13

So those doing the work labored, and the restoration for the work made progress under their hand. And they restored the house of God to its position and strengthened it.

Ezra 5:8

May it be known to the king that we went to the province of Judah, the house of the great God. It is being built with stone blocks and timber is being put in the walls. This work is being done with diligence and is making progress in their hands.

Ezra 6:12

May the God who has set his name there overthrow any king or people who sets his hand to alter [or] to destroy this house of God in Jerusalem. I, Darius, issue forth a decree. Let it be done with diligence."

Ezra 7:23

All that is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done with diligence for the house of the God of heaven, otherwise wrath will come on the kingdom of the king and his sons.

Proverbs 12:14

From the fruit of the mouth of a man, he is filled with good, and the reward of {a man's labor} will return to him.

Jeremiah 31:16

Thus says Yahweh: "Restrain your voice from weeping, and your eyes from tears, for there is a reward for your work," {declares} Yahweh, "and they will return from [the] land of [the] enemy.

2 Corinthians 8:11

So now also complete the doing [of it], in order that just as [you have] the eagerness to want [to do it], thus also [you may] complete [it] from [what you] have.

1 Timothy 4:15-16

Practice these [things]. Be [diligent] in these [things], in order that your progress may be evident to everyone. Fix [your] attention on yourself and on your teaching. Continue in them, for [by] doing this you will save both yourself and those who hear you.

Deuteronomy 6:17

You shall diligently keep the commandments of Yahweh your God and his legal provisions and his rules that he has commanded you.

Deuteronomy 4:9

"However, {take care} for yourself and watch your inner self closely, so that you do not forget the things that your eyes have seen, so that they do not slip from your mind all the days of your life; and you shall make them known to your children and to {your grandchildren}.

Hebrews 6:11

And we desire each one of you to demonstrate the same diligence for the full assurance of [your] hope until the end,

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Agriculture or husbandry » Requires » Diligence

Ecclesiastes 11:6

Sow your seed in the morning, and do not let your hands rest in the evening, for you do not know what will prosper-- whether this or that, or whether both of them alike will succeed.

Proverbs 27:23-27

You will surely know the {condition} of your flock; your heart attends to the herds. For riches [are] not forever, nor a crown for generation [after] generation. When the grass is gone, then green growth will appear, and the herbs of the mountains will be gathered. read more.
Lambs [will be] your clothing, and goats the price of the field. And [there will be] enough goats' milk for your food, for [the] food of your household and [the] {nourishment} of your maidservants.

Business life » Business virtues » Diligence

Hebrews 6:11

And we desire each one of you to demonstrate the same diligence for the full assurance of [your] hope until the end,

More verses: 2 Peter 3:14

natural Death » Motive » Diligence

Diligence » Spiritual

John 4:35

Do you not say, 'There are yet four months and the harvest comes'? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look at the fields, that they are white for harvest already.

Romans 9:3

For I could wish myself to be accursed from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my fellow countrymen according to the flesh,

More verses: 1 Corinthians 9:22

Diligence » Business

Hebrews 6:11

And we desire each one of you to demonstrate the same diligence for the full assurance of [your] hope until the end,

More verses: 2 Peter 3:14

Diligence » Being diligent

Proverbs 27:23-24

You will surely know the {condition} of your flock; your heart attends to the herds. For riches [are] not forever, nor a crown for generation [after] generation.

Hebrews 6:11-12

And we desire each one of you to demonstrate the same diligence for the full assurance of [your] hope until the end, in order that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who inherit the promises through faith and patience.

Diligence » The diligent

Diligence » Required by God in » Obeying him

Deuteronomy 6:17

You shall diligently keep the commandments of Yahweh your God and his legal provisions and his rules that he has commanded you.

Deuteronomy 11:13

"And it will happen [that] if you listen carefully to my commandments that I [am] commanding you {today}, to love Yahweh your God, and to serve him with all [of] your heart and with all [of] your soul,

Diligence » Required by God in » Instructing children

Deuteronomy 6:7

And you shall recite them to your children, and you shall talk about them at [the time of] your living in your house and at [the time of] your going on the road and at [the time of] your lying down and at [the time of] your rising [up].

Diligence » Required by God in » Lawful business

Diligence » Required by God in » Seeking him

1 Chronicles 22:19

Now set your heart and mind to seek Yahweh your Go, and arise and build the sanctuary of Yahweh God, that the ark of the covenant of Yahweh and the holy vessels of God might be brought into the house built for the name of Yahweh.

Diligence » God rewards

Deuteronomy 11:14

then 'I will send the rain for your land in its season, early rain and later rain, and you will gather your grain and your wine and your olive 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 making every effort to write to you concerning our common salvation, I considered [it] a necessity to write to you to encourage [you] to contend for the faith delivered once and for all to the saints.

Diligence » Christ, an example

Luke 2:49

And he said to them, "{Why} were you searching for me? Did you not know that it was necessary [for] me to be in the [house] of my Father?"

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 laid hold of [it]. But [I do] one [thing], forgetting the things behind and straining toward the things ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

Diligence » Exemplified » Paul

Diligence » Required by God in seeking him

1 Chronicles 22:19

Now set your heart and mind to seek Yahweh your Go, and arise and build the sanctuary of Yahweh God, that the ark of the covenant of Yahweh and the holy vessels of God might be brought into the house built for the name of Yahweh.

Diligence » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 31:21

And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God or with respect to the law and the commandment to seek his God, he did with all his heart, and he prospered.

Diligence » Exemplified » Titus

2 Corinthians 8:22

And we are sending with them our brother whom we have tested many times in many [things] that he is diligent, but now much more diligent [because of his] great confidence in you.

Diligence » Required by God in » Discharging official duties

Deuteronomy 19:18

Then judges shall make a thorough inquiry, and [if] it turns out that the witness is a false witness [and] he testified falsely against his brother,

Diligence » Preserving "the faith" through teaching

Jude 1:3

Dear friends, [although I] was making every effort to write to you concerning our common salvation, I considered [it] a necessity to write to you to encourage [you] to contend for the faith delivered once and for all to the saints.

Diligence » Lawful business

Diligence » Saints should abound in

2 Corinthians 8:7

But just as you excel in everything--in faith and in speaking and in knowledge and with all diligence and in the love from us [that is] in you--so may you excel in this grace also.

Diligence » Jesus an example of

Luke 2:49

And he said to them, "{Why} were you searching for me? Did you not know that it was necessary [for] me to be in the [house] of my Father?"

Diligence » Required by God in » Keeping the soul

Deuteronomy 4:9

"However, {take care} for yourself and watch your inner self closely, so that you do not forget the things that your eyes have seen, so that they do not slip from your mind all the days of your life; and you shall make them known to your children and to {your grandchildren}.

Diligence » Required by God in » Labors of love

Hebrews 6:10-12

For God [is] not unjust, [so as] to forget your work and the love which you demonstrated for his name [by] having served the saints, and continuing to serve [them]. And we desire each one of you to demonstrate the same diligence for the full assurance of [your] hope until the end, in order that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who inherit the promises through faith and patience.

Diligence » Required in the service of God

Diligence » Honor

Diligence » In temporal matters, leads to » Favor

Proverbs 11:27

He who diligently seeks good seeks favor, but he who inquires of evil, it will come to him.

Diligence » Required by God in » Following every good work

1 Timothy 5:10

being well-attested by good works, if she has brought up children, if she has shown hospitality, if she has washed the feet of the saints, if she has helped those who are oppressed, if she has devoted herself to every good work.

Diligence » Obeying him

Deuteronomy 6:17

You shall diligently keep the commandments of Yahweh your God and his legal provisions and his rules that he has commanded you.

Deuteronomy 11:13

"And it will happen [that] if you listen carefully to my commandments that I [am] commanding you {today}, to love Yahweh your God, and to serve him with all [of] your heart and with all [of] your soul,

Diligence » Illustrated

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, lazy! Consider its ways and be wise. It has no chief, officer, or ruler. In the summer, it prepares its food; in the harvest, it gathers its sustenance.

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

Deuteronomy 6:7

And you shall recite them to your children, and you shall talk about them at [the time of] your living in your house and at [the time of] your going on the road and at [the time of] your lying down and at [the time of] your rising [up].

Diligence » Prosperity

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

Hebrews 6:11

And we desire each one of you to demonstrate the same diligence for the full assurance of [your] hope until the end,

Diligence » In the service of God » Preserves from evil

Exodus 15:26

And he said, "If you carefully listen to the voice of Yahweh your God and you do [what is] right in his eyes and give heed to his commands and you keep all his rules, [then] I will not bring about on you any of the diseases that I brought about on Egypt, because I [am] Yahweh your 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 hurry and do not delay to heed your commands.

Diligence » Required by God in » Cultivating Christian graces

Diligence » Required by God in » Hearkening to him

Isaiah 55:2

Why do you weigh out money for [what is] not food, and your labor for {what cannot satisfy}? Listen carefully to me, and eat [what is] good, and let your soul take pleasure in {rich} food.

Diligence » Striving after perfection

Philippians 3:13-14

Brothers, I do not consider myself to have laid hold of [it]. But [I do] one [thing], forgetting the things behind and straining toward the things ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.

Diligence » Labors of love

Hebrews 6:10-12

For God [is] not unjust, [so as] to forget your work and the love which you demonstrated for his name [by] having served the saints, and continuing to serve [them]. And we desire each one of you to demonstrate the same diligence for the full assurance of [your] hope until the end, in order that you may not be sluggish, but imitators of those who inherit the promises through faith and patience.

Diligence » Required by God in » Self-examination

Psalm 77:6

I remember my song in the night. With my heart I meditate, and my spirit searches [to understand].

Diligence » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:25

This man had been instructed [in] the way of the Lord, and being enthusiastic in spirit, he was speaking and teaching accurately the [things] about Jesus, [although he] knew only the baptism of John.

Diligence » Exemplified » Apostles

Diligence » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

So she gleaned in the field until the evening and she 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 or with respect to the law and the commandment to seek his God, he did with all his heart, and he prospered.

Diligence » Figurative » Psalmist

Psalm 119:60

I hurry and do not delay to heed your commands.

Diligence » Guarding against defilement

Diligence » Is not in vain

Diligence » Figurative » Onesiphorus

2 Timothy 1:17

but [when he] was in Rome, he diligently sought me and found [me].

Diligence » Figurative » Apollos

Acts 18:25

This man had been instructed [in] the way of the Lord, and being enthusiastic in spirit, he was speaking and teaching accurately the [things] about Jesus, [although he] knew only the baptism of John.

Diligence » Figurative » Titus

2 Corinthians 8:22

And we are sending with them our brother whom we have tested many times in many [things] that he is diligent, but now much more diligent [because of his] great confidence in you.

Diligence » In temporal matters leads to favor

Proverbs 11:27

He who diligently seeks good seeks favor, but he who inquires of evil, it will come to him.

Diligence » Making our calling sure

Diligence » Listening to him

Isaiah 55:2

Why do you weigh out money for [what is] not food, and your labor for {what cannot satisfy}? Listen carefully to me, and eat [what is] good, and let your soul take pleasure in {rich} food.

Diligence » Seeking to be found spotless

Diligence » Discharging official duties

Deuteronomy 19:18

Then judges shall make a thorough inquiry, and [if] it turns out that the witness is a false witness [and] he testified falsely against his brother,

Diligence » Following every good work

1 Timothy 3:10

and these also must be tested first; then let them serve [if they] are above reproach.

Diligence » Leads to assured hope

Hebrews 6:11

And we desire each one of you to demonstrate the same diligence for the full assurance of [your] hope until the end,

Diligence » Preserves from evil

Exodus 15:26

And he said, "If you carefully listen to the voice of Yahweh your God and you do [what is] right in his eyes and give heed to his commands and you keep all his rules, [then] I will not bring about on you any of the diseases that I brought about on Egypt, because I [am] Yahweh your healer.

Diligence » Figurative

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, lazy! Consider its ways and be wise. It has no chief, officer, or ruler. In the summer, it prepares its food; in the harvest, it gathers its sustenance.

Diligence » Figurative » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

So she gleaned in the field until the evening and she 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. With my heart I meditate, and my spirit searches [to understand].

Diligence » Figurative » Nehemiah and his helpers

Diligence » Keeping the soul

Deuteronomy 4:9

"However, {take care} for yourself and watch your inner self closely, so that you do not forget the things that your eyes have seen, so that they do not slip from your mind all the days of your life; and you shall make them known to your children and to {your grandchildren}.

Nehemiah » Diligence

Nehemiah 6:3

So I sent messengers to them, saying, "I am doing a great work and I am not able to come down. Why should the work stop while I leave it and come down to you all?"

Nehemiah 4:21-23

So we labored at the work, and half of them were holding the spears from dawn until the stars came out. At the time I also said to the people, "Let each man and his servant spend the night inside Jerusalem, so that they will be a guard for us in the night and work in the day." So neither I nor my brothers nor my young men nor the men of the guard who were behind me took off our clothes. Each one [kept] his weapon [even] in the water.

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

Virtues » Business » Diligence

Hebrews 6:11

And we desire each one of you to demonstrate the same diligence for the full assurance of [your] hope until the end,

More verses: 2 Peter 3:14

Topics on Diligence

Diligence And Laziness Contrasted

20;10;4

A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent enriches.

Diligence, Examples Of

14;15;15

And all Judah rejoiced over the oath, for they swore with all their heart. And they sought him with their whole desire, and he was found by them, and Yahweh gave rest to them all around.

Diligence, Objects Of

5;4;9

"However, {take care} for yourself and watch your inner self closely, so that you do not forget the things that your eyes have seen, so that they do not slip from your mind all the days of your life; and you shall make them known to your children and to {your grandchildren}.

Diligence, Results Of

20;10;4

A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent enriches.

Diligence, Rewards Of

20;10;4

A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent enriches.