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Theasaurus: Diligence

33 Bible Verses about diligence

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1 Kings 11:28

The man Jeroboam was a mighty man of valor; and Solomon saw the young man that he was industrious, and he put him in charge of all the labor of the house of Joseph.

2 Chronicles 24:13

So the workmen worked, and the work of repairing went forward in their hands, and they set up 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 built with great stones, and timber is laid in the walls; and this work goes on with diligence and prospers in their hands.

Ezra 6:12

and the God who has caused his name to dwell there overthrow all kings and peoples who shall put forth their hand to alter [the same], to destroy this house of God which is at Jerusalem. I Darius have made a decree; let it be done with all diligence.

Ezra 7:23

Whatever is commanded by the God of heaven, let it be done exactly 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. The work of a man's hands shall be rewarded to him.

Jeremiah 31:16

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

2 Corinthians 8:11

But now complete the doing also, that as there was the readiness to be willing, so there may be the completion also out of your ability.

1 Timothy 4:15-16

Be diligent in these things. Give yourself wholly to them, that your progress may be revealed to all. Pay attention to yourself, and to your teaching. Continue in these things, for in 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 testimonies, and his statutes, which he has commanded you.

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes saw, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your children and your children's children;

From Thematic Bible


Agriculture or husbandry » Requires » Diligence

Ecclesiastes 11:6

In the morning sow your seed, and in the evening don't withhold your hand; for you don't know which will prosper, whether this or that, or whether they both will be equally good.

Proverbs 27:23-27

Know well the state of your flocks, and pay attention to your herds: for riches are not forever, nor does even the crown endure to all generations. The hay is removed, and the new growth appears, the grasses of the hills are gathered in. read more.
The lambs are for your clothing, and the goats are the price of a field. There will be plenty of goats' milk for your food, for your family's food, and for the nourishment of your servant girls.

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 yet four months until the harvest?' Behold, I tell you, lift up your eyes, and look at the fields, that they are white for harvest already.

More verses: 1 Corinthians 9:22

Diligence » Business

More verses: 2 Peter 3:14

Diligence » Being diligent

Proverbs 27:23-24

Know well the state of your flocks, and pay attention to your herds: for riches are not forever, nor does even the crown endure to all generations.

Hebrews 6:11-12

We desire that each one of you may show the same diligence to the fullness of hope even to the end, that you won't be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherited the promises.

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 testimonies, and his statutes, which he has commanded you.

Deuteronomy 11:13

It shall happen, if you shall listen diligently to my commandments which I command you this day, to love Yahweh 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 after Yahweh your God. Arise therefore, and build the sanctuary of Yahweh God, to bring the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, and the holy vessels of God, into the house that is to be built to the name of Yahweh."

Diligence » God rewards

Deuteronomy 11:14

that I will give the rain of your land in its season, the former rain and the latter rain, that you may gather in your grain, and your new 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, while I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I was constrained to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to 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

Brothers, I don't regard myself as yet having taken hold, but one thing I do. Forgetting the things which are behind, and stretching forward to the things which are before, I press on toward the goal 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 after Yahweh your God. Arise therefore, and build the sanctuary of Yahweh God, to bring the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, and the holy vessels of God, into the house that is to be built to the name of Yahweh."

Diligence » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 31:21

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

We have sent with them our brother, whom we have many times proved earnest in many things, but now much more earnest, by reason of the great confidence which he has 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, while I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I was constrained to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints.

Diligence » Lawful business

Diligence » Saints should abound in

2 Corinthians 8:7

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

Diligence » Jesus an example of

Diligence » Required by God in » Keeping the soul

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes saw, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your children and your children's children;

Diligence » Required by God in » Labors of love

Hebrews 6:10-12

For God is not unrighteous, so as to forget your work and the labor of love which you showed toward his name, in that you served the saints, and still do serve them. We desire that each one of you may show the same diligence to the fullness of hope even to the end, that you won't be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherited the promises.

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 searches after evil, it shall come to him.

Diligence » Required by God in » Following every good work

1 Timothy 5:10

being approved by good works, if she has brought up children, if she has been hospitable to strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, and if she has diligently followed every good work.

Diligence » Obeying him

Deuteronomy 6:17

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

Deuteronomy 11:13

It shall happen, if you shall listen diligently to my commandments which I command you this day, to love Yahweh 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; which having no chief, overseer, or ruler, provides her bread 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 he said, "If you will diligently listen to the voice of Yahweh your God, and will do that which is right in his eyes, and will pay attention to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you, which I have put 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 will hurry, and not delay, to obey 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 doesn't satisfy? listen diligently to me, and eat you that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.

Diligence » Striving after perfection

Philippians 3:13-14

Brothers, I don't regard myself as yet having taken hold, but one thing I do. Forgetting the things which are behind, and stretching forward to the things which are before, I press on toward the goal 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, so as to forget your work and the labor of love which you showed toward his name, in that you served the saints, and still do serve them. We desire that each one of you may show the same diligence to the fullness of hope even to the end, that you won't be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherited the promises.

Diligence » Required by God in » Self-examination

Psalm 77:6

I remember my song in the night. I consider in my own heart; my spirit diligently inquires:

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 accurately the things concerning 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 evening; and she beat out that which she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah of barley.

Diligence » Figurative » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 31:21

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 will hurry, and not delay, to obey 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 diligently, 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 accurately the things concerning Jesus, although he knew only the baptism of John.

Diligence » Figurative » Titus

2 Corinthians 8:22

We have sent with them our brother, whom we have many times proved earnest in many things, but now much more earnest, by reason of the great confidence which he has in you.

Diligence » In temporal matters leads to favor

Proverbs 11:27

He who diligently seeks good seeks favor, but he who searches after evil, it shall come to 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 doesn't satisfy? listen diligently to me, and eat you 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

Let them also first be tested; then let them serve if they are blameless.

Diligence » Leads to assured hope

Diligence » Preserves from evil

Exodus 15:26

and he said, "If you will diligently listen to the voice of Yahweh your God, and will do that which is right in his eyes, and will pay attention to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of the diseases on you, which I have put on the Egyptians; for I am Yahweh who heals you."

Diligence » Figurative

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you sluggard. Consider her ways, and be wise; which having no chief, overseer, or ruler, provides her bread 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 she beat out that which 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 consider in my own heart; my spirit diligently inquires:

Diligence » Figurative » Nehemiah and his helpers

Diligence » Keeping the soul

Deuteronomy 4:9

Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes saw, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your children and your children's children;

Nehemiah » Diligence

Nehemiah 6:3

I sent messengers to them, saying, "I am doing a great work, so that I can't come down. Why should the work cease, while I leave it, and come down to you?"

Nehemiah 4:21-23

So we worked 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 to the people, "Let everyone with his servant lodge within Jerusalem, that in the night they may be a guard to us, and may labor in the day." So neither I, nor my brothers, nor my servants, nor the men of the guard who followed me, none of us took off our clothes. Everyone took his weapon to the water.

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 works with a lazy hand, but the hand of the diligent brings wealth.

Diligence, Examples Of

14;15;15

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 Yahweh gave them rest all around.

Diligence, Objects Of

5;4;9

Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes saw, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life; but make them known to your children and your children's children;

Diligence, Results Of

20;10;4

He becomes poor who works with a lazy hand, but the hand of the diligent brings wealth.

Diligence, Rewards Of

20;10;4

He becomes poor who works with a lazy hand, but the hand of the diligent brings wealth.