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26 Bible Verses about sloth
Most Relevant Verses
Never lag in zeal and in earnest endeavor; be aglow and burning with the Spirit, serving the Lord.
The hand of the diligent will rule, but the slothful will be put to forced labor.
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.
He becomes poor who works with a slack and idle hand, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.
The appetite of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, but the appetite of the diligent is abundantly supplied.
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.
The sluggard does not plow when winter sets in; therefore he begs in harvest and has nothing.
For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty, and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.
From Thematic Bible
Love not sleep, lest you come to poverty; open your eyes and you will be satisfied with bread.
Topics on Sloth
- Business Ethics
- Diligence, Results Of
- Diligence, Rewards Of
- Hope In Hard Times
- Idle Hands
- Idleness Leads To
- Idleness, Consequences Of
- Moist Things
- Serving God
- Sleep, Physical
- Sloth, Leads To