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Sluggards

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Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise,

Proverbs 12:27

A lazy man does not roast his prey, But the precious possession of a man is diligence.

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the lazy is as a hedge of thorns, But the path of the upright is a highway.

Proverbs 19:24

The sluggard buries his hand in the dish, But will not even bring it back to his mouth.

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Proverbs 21:25

The desire of the sluggard puts him to death, For his hands refuse to work;

Proverbs 24:30-31

I passed by the field of the sluggard And by the vineyard of the man lacking sense,

Proverbs 26:15

The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; He is weary of bringing it to his mouth again.

Proverbs 6:9

How long will you lie down, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?

Proverbs 26:14

As the door turns on its hinges, So does the sluggard on his bed.

Proverbs 22:13

The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside; I will be killed in the streets!"

Proverbs 26:13

The sluggard says, "There is a lion in the road! A lion is in the open square!"

Proverbs 21:25-26

The desire of the sluggard puts him to death, For his hands refuse to work;

Proverbs 6:10-11

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

Proverbs 10:4-5

Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich.

Proverbs 18:9

He also who is slack in his work Is brother to him who destroys.

Proverbs 24:33-34

"A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest,"

Proverbs 10:26

Like vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes, So is the lazy one to those who send him.

Proverbs 26:16

The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes Than seven men who can give a discreet answer.

Proverbs 6:6-11

Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise,

Proverbs 28:19

He who tills his land will have plenty of food, But he who follows empty pursuits will have poverty in plenty.

Matthew 20:3

"And he went out about the third hour and saw others standing idle in the market place;

Matthew 25:24-30

"And the one also who had received the one talent came up and said, 'Master, I knew you to be a hard man, reaping where you did not sow and gathering where you scattered no seed.

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away from every brother who leads an unruly life and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

1 Timothy 5:13

At the same time they also learn to be idle, as they go around from house to house; and not merely idle, but also gossips and busybodies, talking about things not proper to mention.



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