Idleness, Consequences Of
Most Relevant Verses
Don’t love sleep, or you will become poor;
open your eyes, and you’ll have enough to eat.
The slacker does not plow during planting season;
at harvest time he looks, and there is nothing.
The diligent hand will rule,
but laziness will lead to forced labor.
I went by the field of a slacker
and by the vineyard of a man lacking sense. Thistles had come up everywhere,
weeds covered the ground,
and the stone wall was ruined. I saw, and took it to heart;
I looked, and received instruction:read more.
a little sleep, a little slumber,
a little folding of the arms to rest, and your poverty will come like a robber,
your need, like a bandit.