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Theasaurus: Sloth

26 Bible Verses about sloth

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Ecclesiastes 10:18

Through indolence the rafters [of state affairs] decay and the roof sinks in, and through idleness of the hands the house leaks.

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the sluggard is overgrown with thorns [it pricks, lacerates, and entangles him], but the way of the righteous is plain and raised like a highway.

Proverbs 21:25

The desire of the slothful kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.

Proverbs 26:14

As the door turns on its hinges, so does the lazy man [move not from his place] upon his bed.

Proverbs 26:13

The sluggard says, There is a lion in the way! A lion is in the streets!

Hebrews 6:12

In order that you may not grow disinterested and become [spiritual] sluggards, but imitators, behaving as do those who through faith ( by their leaning of the entire personality on God in Christ in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness) and by practice of patient endurance and waiting are [now] inheriting the promises.

Proverbs 24:30

I went by the field of the lazy man, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;

Proverbs 12:27

The slothful man does not catch his game or roast it once he kills it, but the diligent man gets precious possessions.

Proverbs 24:33

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep -- "

Proverbs 19:24

The sluggard buries his hand in the dish, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.

Proverbs 10:26

As vinegar to the teeth and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to those who employ and send him.

Proverbs 18:9

He who is loose and slack in his work is brother to him who is a destroyer and he who does not use his endeavors to heal himself is brother to him who commits suicide.

Proverbs 6:9

How long will you sleep, O sluggard? When will you arise out of your sleep?

Proverbs 26:16

The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes and conceit than seven men who can render a reason and answer discreetly.

Proverbs 31:27

She looks well to how things go in her household, and the bread of idleness (gossip, discontent, and self-pity) she will not eat.

Topics on Sloth

Sloth Examples Of

23;56;10

[Israel's] watchmen are blind, they are all without knowledge; they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; dreaming, lying down, they love to slumber.

Sloth, Leads To

20;10;4

He becomes poor who works with a slack and idle hand, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.