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Theasaurus: Laziness

More Verses on Laziness

Proverbs 26:13

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

Proverbs 6:9-11

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

Nehemiah 6:3

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

Proverbs 6:6-8

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

2 Thessalonians 3:10-12

For even when we were with you, we used to give you this order: if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either.

Matthew 25:26-30

"But his master answered and said to him, 'You wicked, lazy slave, you knew that I reap where I did not sow and gather where I scattered no seed.

From Thematic Bible

Laziness » Lazy people

Proverbs 22:13

The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside; I will be killed in the streets!"

Laziness » Not being lazy

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, so that you will not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

Romans 12:10-11

Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor; not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord;

Laziness » What laziness does

Proverbs 23:20-21

Do not be with heavy drinkers of wine, Or with gluttonous eaters of meat; For the heavy drinker and the glutton will come to poverty, And drowsiness will clothe one with rags.

Ecclesiastes 10:18

Through indolence the rafters sag, and through slackness the house leaks.

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