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Theasaurus: Sloth

26 Bible Verses about sloth

Most Relevant Verses

Ecclesiastes 10:18

Because of laziness the roof caves in,
and because of negligent hands the house leaks.

Proverbs 15:19

A slacker’s way is like a thorny hedge,
but the path of the upright is a highway.

Proverbs 21:25

A slacker’s craving will kill him
because his hands refuse to work.

Proverbs 26:14

A door turns on its hinges,
and a slacker, on his bed.

Proverbs 26:13

The slacker says, “There’s a lion in the road—
a lion in the public square!”

Proverbs 24:30

I went by the field of a slacker
and by the vineyard of a man lacking sense.

Proverbs 22:13

The slacker says, “There’s a lion outside!
I’ll be killed in the public square!”

Proverbs 24:33

a little sleep, a little slumber,
a little folding of the arms to rest,

Proverbs 19:24

The slacker buries his hand in the bowl;
he doesn’t even bring it back to his mouth.

Proverbs 10:26

Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes,
so the slacker is to the one who sends him on an errand.

Proverbs 6:9

How long will you stay in bed, you slacker?
When will you get up from your sleep?

Proverbs 26:16

In his own eyes, a slacker is wiser
than seven men who can answer sensibly.

Topics on Sloth

Sloth Examples Of


Israel’s watchmen are blind, all of them,
they know nothing;
all of them are mute dogs,
they cannot bark;
they dream, lie down,
and love to sleep.

Sloth, Leads To


Idle hands make one poor,
but diligent hands bring riches.

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