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Theasaurus: Diligence

33 Bible Verses about diligence

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1 Kings 11:28

and the man Jeroboam is mighty in valour, and Solomon seeth the young man that he is doing business, and appointeth him over all the burden of the house of Joseph.

2 Chronicles 24:13

And those doing the business work, and there goeth up lengthening to the work by their hand, and they establish the house of God, by its proper measure, and strengthen it.

Ezra 5:8

To Darius the king, all peace! be it known to the king that we have gone to the province of Judah, to the great house of God, and it is built with rolled stones, and wood is placed in the walls, and this work is done speedily, and prospering in their hand.

Ezra 6:12

And God, who caused His name to dwell there, doth cast down any king and people that putteth forth his hand to change, to destroy this house of God that is in Jerusalem; I Darius have made a decree; speedily let it be done.'

Ezra 7:23

all that is by the decree of the God of heaven, let be done diligently for the house of the God of heaven; for why is there wrath against the kingdom of the king and his sons?

Proverbs 12:14

From the fruit of the mouth is one satisfied with good, And the deed of man's hands returneth to him.

Jeremiah 31:16

Thus said Jehovah: Withhold thy voice from weeping, and thine eyes from tears, For there is a reward for thy work, An affirmation of Jehovah, And they have turned back from the land of the enemy.

2 Corinthians 8:11

and now also finish doing it, that even as there is the readiness of the will, so also the finishing, out of that which ye have,

1 Timothy 4:15-16

of these things be careful; in these things be, that thy advancement may be manifest in all things; take heed to thyself, and to the teaching; remain in them, for this thing doing, both thyself thou shalt save, and those hearing thee.

Deuteronomy 6:17

ye do diligently keep the commands of Jehovah your God, and His testimonies, and His statutes which He hath commanded thee,

Deuteronomy 4:9

'Only, take heed to thyself, and watch thy soul exceedingly, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they turn aside from thy heart, all days of thy life; and thou hast made them known to thy sons, and to thy sons' sons.

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Agriculture or husbandry » Requires » Diligence

Ecclesiastes 11:6

In the morning sow thy seed, And at even withdraw not thy hand, For thou knowest not which is right, this or that, Or whether both of them alike are good.

Proverbs 27:23-27

Know well the face of thy flock, Set thy heart to the droves, For riches are not to the age, Nor a crown to generation and generation. Revealed was the hay, and seen the tender grass, And gathered the herbs of mountains. read more.
Lambs are for thy clothing, And the price of the field are he-goats, And a sufficiency of goats' milk is for thy bread, For bread to thy house, and life to thy damsels!

Business life » Business virtues » Diligence

More verses: 2 Peter 3:14

natural Death » Motive » Diligence

Diligence » Spiritual

John 4:35

do not say that it is yet four months, and the harvest cometh; lo, I say to you, Lift up your eyes, and see the fields, that they are white unto 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 face of thy flock, Set thy heart to the droves, For riches are not to the age, Nor a crown to generation and generation.

Hebrews 6:11-12

and we desire each one of you the same diligence to shew, unto the full assurance of the hope unto the end, that ye may not become slothful, but followers of those who through faith and patient endurance are inheriting the promises.

Diligence » The diligent

Diligence » Required by God in » Obeying him

Deuteronomy 6:17

ye do diligently keep the commands of Jehovah your God, and His testimonies, and His statutes which He hath commanded thee,

Deuteronomy 11:13

And it hath been -- if thou hearken diligently unto My commands which I am commanding you to-day, to love Jehovah 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, give your heart and your soul to seek to Jehovah your God, and rise and build the sanctuary of Jehovah God, to bring in the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, and the holy vessels of God, to the house that is built to the name of Jehovah.'

Diligence » God rewards

Deuteronomy 11:14

that I have given the rain of your land in its season -- sprinkling and gathered -- and thou hast gathered thy corn, and thy new 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, all diligence using to write to you concerning the common salvation, I had necessity to write to you, exhorting to agonize for the faith once delivered to the saints,

Diligence » Christ, an example

Luke 2:49

And he said unto them, 'Why is it that ye were seeking me? did ye not know that in the things of my Father it behoveth me to be?'

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 myself to have laid hold; and one thing -- the things behind indeed forgetting, and to the things before stretching forth -- to the mark I pursue 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, give your heart and your soul to seek to Jehovah your God, and rise and build the sanctuary of Jehovah God, to bring in the ark of the covenant of Jehovah, and the holy vessels of God, to the house that is built to the name of Jehovah.'

Diligence » Exemplified » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 31:21

and in every work that he hath begun for the service of the house of God, and for the law, and for the command, to seek to his God, with all his heart he hath wrought and prospered.

Diligence » Exemplified » Titus

2 Corinthians 8:22

and we sent with them our brother, whom we proved in many things many times being diligent, and now much more diligent, by the great confidence that is toward you,

Diligence » Required by God in » Discharging official duties

Deuteronomy 19:18

and the judges have searched diligently, and lo, the witness is a false witness, a falsehood he hath testified against his brother:

Diligence » Preserving "the faith" through teaching

Jude 1:3

Beloved, all diligence using to write to you concerning the common salvation, I had necessity to write to you, exhorting to agonize for the faith once delivered to the saints,

Diligence » Lawful business

Diligence » Saints should abound in

2 Corinthians 8:7

but even as in every thing ye do abound, in faith, and word, and knowledge, and all diligence, and in your love to us, that also in this grace ye may abound;

Diligence » Jesus an example of

Luke 2:49

And he said unto them, 'Why is it that ye were seeking me? did ye not know that in the things of my Father it behoveth me to be?'

Diligence » Required by God in » Keeping the soul

Deuteronomy 4:9

'Only, take heed to thyself, and watch thy soul exceedingly, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they turn aside from thy heart, all days of thy life; and thou hast made them known to thy sons, and to thy sons' sons.

Diligence » Required by God in » Labors of love

Hebrews 6:10-12

for God is not unrighteous to forget your work, and the labour of the love, that ye shewed to His name, having ministered to the saints and ministering; and we desire each one of you the same diligence to shew, unto the full assurance of the hope unto the end, that ye may not become slothful, but followers of those who through faith and patient endurance are inheriting the promises.

Diligence » Required in the service of God

Diligence » Honor

Diligence » In temporal matters, leads to » Favor

Proverbs 11:27

Whoso is earnestly seeking good Seeketh a pleasing thing, And whoso is seeking evil -- it meeteth him.

Diligence » Required by God in » Following every good work

1 Timothy 5:10

in good works being testified to: if she brought up children, if she entertained strangers, if saints' feet she washed, if those in tribulation she relieved, if every good work she followed after;

Diligence » Obeying him

Deuteronomy 6:17

ye do diligently keep the commands of Jehovah your God, and His testimonies, and His statutes which He hath commanded thee,

Deuteronomy 11:13

And it hath been -- if thou hearken diligently unto My commands which I am commanding you to-day, to love Jehovah your God, and to serve Him with all your heart, and with all your soul --

Diligence » Illustrated

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go unto the ant, O slothful one, See her ways and be wise; Which hath not captain, overseer, and ruler, She doth prepare in summer her bread, She hath gathered in harvest her food.

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 saith, 'If thou dost really hearken to the voice of Jehovah thy God, and dost that which is right in His eyes, and hast hearkened to His commands, and kept all His statutes: none of the sickness which I laid on the Egyptians do I lay on thee, for I, Jehovah, am healing thee.

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 have made haste, And delayed not, to keep Thy commands.

Diligence » Required by God in » Cultivating Christian graces

Diligence » Required by God in » Hearkening to him

Isaiah 55:2

Why do ye weigh money for that which is not bread? And your labour for that which is not for satiety? Hearken diligently unto me, and eat good, And your soul doth delight itself in fatness.

Diligence » Striving after perfection

Philippians 3:13-14

brethren, I do not reckon myself to have laid hold; and one thing -- the things behind indeed forgetting, and to the things before stretching forth -- to the mark I pursue 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 the labour of the love, that ye shewed to His name, having ministered to the saints and ministering; and we desire each one of you the same diligence to shew, unto the full assurance of the hope unto the end, that ye may not become slothful, but followers of those who through faith and patient endurance are inheriting the promises.

Diligence » Required by God in » Self-examination

Psalm 77:6

I remember my music in the night, With my heart I meditate, and my spirit doth search diligently:

Diligence » Exemplified » Apollos

Acts 18:25

this one was instructed in the way of the Lord, and being fervent in the Spirit, was speaking and teaching exactly the things about the Lord, knowing only the baptism of John;

Diligence » Exemplified » Apostles

Diligence » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

And she gleaneth in the field till the evening, and beateth out that which she hath gleaned, and it is about an ephah of barley;

Diligence » Figurative » hezekiah

2 Chronicles 31:21

and in every work that he hath begun for the service of the house of God, and for the law, and for the command, to seek to his God, with all his heart he hath wrought and prospered.

Diligence » Figurative » Psalmist

Psalm 119:60

I have made haste, And delayed not, to keep Thy commands.

Diligence » Guarding against defilement

Diligence » Is not in vain

Diligence » Figurative » Onesiphorus

2 Timothy 1:17

but being in Rome, very diligently he sought me, and found;

Diligence » Figurative » Apollos

Acts 18:25

this one was instructed in the way of the Lord, and being fervent in the Spirit, was speaking and teaching exactly the things about the Lord, knowing only the baptism of John;

Diligence » Figurative » Titus

2 Corinthians 8:22

and we sent with them our brother, whom we proved in many things many times being diligent, and now much more diligent, by the great confidence that is toward you,

Diligence » In temporal matters leads to favor

Proverbs 11:27

Whoso is earnestly seeking good Seeketh a pleasing thing, And whoso is seeking evil -- it meeteth him.

Diligence » Making our calling sure

Diligence » Listening to him

Isaiah 55:2

Why do ye weigh money for that which is not bread? And your labour for that which is not for satiety? Hearken diligently unto me, and eat good, And your soul doth delight itself in fatness.

Diligence » Seeking to be found spotless

Diligence » Discharging official duties

Deuteronomy 19:18

and the judges have searched diligently, and lo, the witness is a false witness, a falsehood he hath testified against his brother:

Diligence » Following every good work

1 Timothy 3:10

and let these also first be proved, then let them minister, being unblameable.

Diligence » Leads to assured hope

Diligence » Preserves from evil

Exodus 15:26

and He saith, 'If thou dost really hearken to the voice of Jehovah thy God, and dost that which is right in His eyes, and hast hearkened to His commands, and kept all His statutes: none of the sickness which I laid on the Egyptians do I lay on thee, for I, Jehovah, am healing thee.

Diligence » Figurative

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go unto the ant, O slothful one, See her ways and be wise; Which hath not captain, overseer, and ruler, She doth prepare in summer her bread, She hath gathered in harvest her food.

Diligence » Figurative » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:17

And she gleaneth in the field till the evening, and beateth out that which she hath gleaned, and it is 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 music in the night, With my heart I meditate, and my spirit doth search diligently:

Diligence » Figurative » Nehemiah and his helpers

Diligence » Keeping the soul

Deuteronomy 4:9

'Only, take heed to thyself, and watch thy soul exceedingly, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they turn aside from thy heart, all days of thy life; and thou hast made them known to thy sons, and to thy sons' sons.

Nehemiah » Diligence

Nehemiah 6:3

And I send unto them messengers, saying, 'A great work I am doing, and I am not able to come down; why doth the work cease when I let it alone, and have come down unto you?'

Nehemiah 4:21-23

And we are working in the business, and half of them are keeping hold of the spears, from the going up of the dawn till the coming forth of the stars. Also, at that time I said to the people, 'Let each with his servant lodge in the midst of Jerusalem, and they have been to us by night a guard, and by day for the work:' and there are none -- I and my brethren and my servants, the men of the guard who are after me -- there are none of us putting off our garments, each hath his vessel of 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, Examples Of

2 Chronicles 15:15

and rejoice do all Judah concerning the oath, for with all their heart they have sworn, and with all their good-will they have sought Him, and He is found of them, and Jehovah giveth rest to them round about.

Diligence, Objects Of

Deuteronomy 4:9

'Only, take heed to thyself, and watch thy soul exceedingly, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they turn aside from thy heart, all days of thy life; and thou hast made them known to thy sons, and to thy sons' sons.