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Theasaurus: Sloth

26 Bible Verses about sloth

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Ecclesiastes 10:18

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

Proverbs 15:19

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

Proverbs 21:25

The desire of the sluggard puts him to death, For his hands refuse to work;

Proverbs 26:14

As the door turns on its hinges, So does the sluggard on his bed.

Proverbs 26:13

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

Proverbs 24:30

I passed by the field of the sluggard And by the vineyard of the man lacking sense,

Proverbs 22:13

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

Proverbs 24:33

"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest,"

Proverbs 19:24

The sluggard buries his hand in the dish, But will not even bring it back to his mouth.

Proverbs 10:26

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

Proverbs 6:9

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

Proverbs 26:16

The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes Than seven men who can give a discreet answer.

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Sloth Examples Of


His watchmen are blind, All of them know nothing. All of them are mute dogs unable to bark, Dreamers lying down, who love to slumber;

Sloth, Leads To


Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.

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