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.
Slothfulness casts one into a deep sleep, and the idle person shall suffer hunger.
The sluggard says, There is a lion outside! I shall be slain in the streets!
I went by the field of the lazy man, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;
And, behold, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles were covering its face, and its stone wall was broken down.
The sluggard says, There is a lion in the way! A lion is in the streets!
Through indolence the rafters [of state affairs] decay and the roof sinks in, and through idleness of the hands the house leaks.
But his master answered him, You wicked and lazy and idle servant! Did you indeed know that I reap where I have not sowed and gather [grain] where I have not winnowed?
Never lag in zeal and in earnest endeavor; be aglow and burning with the Spirit, serving the Lord.
2 Thessalonians 3:11
Indeed, we hear that some among you are disorderly [that they are passing their lives in idleness, neglectful of duty], being busy with other people's affairs instead of their own and doing no work.
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.