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Theasaurus: Sluggards

36 Bible Verses about Sluggards

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Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways and be wise: which having no chief, overseer, or ruler, provideth her bread in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.

Proverbs 12:27

The slothful roasteth not what he took in hunting; but man's precious substance is to the diligent.

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the sluggard is as a hedge of thorns; but the path of the upright is made plain.

Proverbs 19:24

A sluggard burieth his hand in the dish, and will not even bring it to his mouth again.

Proverbs 21:25

The desire of the sluggard killeth him; for his hands refuse to work:

Proverbs 24:30-31

I went by the field of a sluggard, and by the vineyard of a man void of understanding; and lo, it was all grown over with thistles, and nettles had covered the face thereof, and its stone wall was broken down.

Proverbs 26:15

The sluggard burieth his hand in the dish: it wearieth him to bring it again to his mouth.

Proverbs 6:9

How long, sluggard, wilt thou lie down? When wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?

Proverbs 26:14

As the door turneth upon its hinges, so the sluggard upon his bed.

Proverbs 22:13

The sluggard saith, There is a lion without, I shall be killed in the streets!

Proverbs 26:13

The sluggard saith, There is a fierce lion in the way; a lion is in the midst of the streets!

Proverbs 21:25-26

The desire of the sluggard killeth him; for his hands refuse to work: He coveteth greedily all the day long; but the righteous giveth and spareth not.

Proverbs 6:10-11

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest! So shall thy poverty come as a roving plunderer, and thy penury as an armed man.

Proverbs 10:4-5

He cometh to want that dealeth with a slack hand; but the hand of the diligent maketh rich. He that gathereth in summer is a wise son; he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.

Proverbs 24:33-34

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest! So shall thy poverty come as a roving plunderer, and thy penury as an armed man.

Proverbs 10:26

As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.

Proverbs 26:16

A sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven men that answer discreetly.

Proverbs 6:6-11

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways and be wise: which having no chief, overseer, or ruler, provideth her bread in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.read more.
How long, sluggard, wilt thou lie down? When wilt thou arise out of thy sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest! So shall thy poverty come as a roving plunderer, and thy penury as an armed man.

Proverbs 12:11

He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread; but he that followeth the worthless is void of understanding.

Proverbs 28:19

He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread; but he that followeth the worthless shall have poverty enough.

Matthew 20:3

And having gone out about the third hour, he saw others standing in the market-place idle;

Matthew 25:24-30

And he also that had received the one talent coming to him said, My lord, I knew thee that thou art a hard man, reaping where thou hadst not sowed, and gathering from where thou hadst not scattered, and being afraid I went away and hid thy talent in the earth; behold, thou hast that which is thine. And his lord answering said to him, Wicked and slothful bondman, thou knewest that I reap where I had not sowed, and gather from where I had not scattered;read more.
thou oughtest then to have put my money to the money-changers, and when I came I should have got what is mine with interest. Take therefore the talent from him, and give it to him that has the ten talents: for to every one that has shall be given, and he shall be in abundance; but from him that has not, that even which he has shall be taken from him. And cast out the useless bondman into the outer darkness; there shall be the weeping and the gnashing of teeth.

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Now we enjoin you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw from every brother walking disorderly and not according to the instruction which he received from us.

1 Timothy 5:13

And, at the same time, they learn also to be idle, going about to people's houses; and not only idle, but also gossipers and meddlers, speaking things not becoming.