20 Bible Verses about

Idleness

More Verses on Idleness

Proverbs 26:13-16

The sluggard says, "There is a lion in the road! A lion is in the open square!"

2 Thessalonians 3:6-15

Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away from every brother who leads an unruly life and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

1 Timothy 5:13

At the same time they also learn to be idle, as they go around from house to house; and not merely idle, but also gossips and busybodies, talking about things not proper to mention.

Hebrews 6:11-12

And we desire that each one of you show the same diligence so as to realize the full assurance of hope until the end,

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise,

Proverbs 31:27

She looks well to the ways of her household, And does not eat the bread of idleness.

2 Thessalonians 3:7-9

For you yourselves know how you ought to follow our example, because we did not act in an undisciplined manner among you,

Proverbs 6:9-11

How long will you lie down, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?

Proverbs 10:26

Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, So is the lazy one to those who send him.

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the lazy is as a hedge of thorns, But the path of the upright is a highway.



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