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Theasaurus: Sloth

26 Bible Verses about sloth

Most Relevant Verses

Ecclesiastes 10:18

By much slothfulness the building decays; and through idleness of the hands the house leaks.

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the slothful man is as a hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous is made 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 upon its hinges, so does the slothful upon his bed.

Proverbs 26:13

The slothful man says, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets.

Proverbs 24:30

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

Proverbs 12:27

The slothful man roasts not that which he took in hunting: but the possessions of a diligent man are precious.

Proverbs 22:13

The slothful man says, There is a lion outside, I shall be slain in the streets.

Proverbs 24:33

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep:

Proverbs 19:24

A slothful man hides his hand in his 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 them that send him.

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 than seven men that can answer reasonably.

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Sloth Examples Of


His watchmen are blind: they are all ignorant, they are all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.

Sloth, Leads To


He becomes poor who has a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent makes rich.