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Theasaurus: Sluggards

36 Bible Verses about Sluggards

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Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you slacker! Observe its ways and become wise. Without leader, administrator, or ruler, it prepares its provisions in summer; it gathers its food during harvest.

Proverbs 15:19

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

Proverbs 19:24

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

Proverbs 21:25

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

Proverbs 24:30-31

I went by the field of a slacker and by the vineyard of a man lacking sense. Thistles had come up everywhere, weeds covered the ground, and the stone wall was ruined.

Proverbs 26:15

The slacker buries his hand in the bowl; he is too weary to bring it to his mouth.

Proverbs 6:9

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

Proverbs 26:14

A door turns on its hinge, 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 21:25-26

A slacker's craving will kill him because his hands refuse to work. He is filled with craving all day long, but the righteous give and don't hold back.

Proverbs 6:10-11

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the arms to rest, and your poverty will come like a robber, your need, like a bandit.

Proverbs 10:4-5

Idle hands make one poor, but diligent hands bring riches. The son who gathers during summer is prudent; the son who sleeps during harvest is disgraceful.

Proverbs 24:33-34

a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the arms to rest, and your poverty will come like a robber, your need, like a bandit.

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 26:16

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

Proverbs 6:6-11

Go to the ant, you slacker! Observe its ways and become wise. Without leader, administrator, or ruler, it prepares its provisions in summer; it gathers its food during harvest.read more.
How long will you stay in bed, you slacker? When will you get up from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the arms to rest, and your poverty will come like a robber, your need, like a bandit.

Proverbs 28:19

The one who works his land will have plenty of food, but whoever chases fantasies will have his fill of poverty.

Matthew 20:3

When he went out about nine in the morning, he saw others standing in the marketplace doing nothing.

Matthew 25:24-30

"Then the man who had received one talent also approached and said, 'Master, I know you. You're a difficult man, reaping where you haven't sown and gathering where you haven't scattered seed. So I was afraid and went off and hid your talent in the ground. Look, you have what is yours.' "But his master replied to him, 'You evil, lazy slave! If you knew that I reap where I haven't sown and gather where I haven't scattered,read more.
then you should have deposited my money with the bankers. And when I returned I would have received my money back with interest. " 'So take the talent from him and give it to the one who has 10 talents. For to everyone who has, more will be given, and he will have more than enough. But from the one who does not have, even what he has will be taken away from him. And throw this good-for-nothing slave into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.'

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Now we command you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to keep away from every brother who walks irresponsibly and not according to the tradition received from us.

1 Timothy 5:13

At the same time, they also learn to be idle, going from house to house; they are not only idle, but are also gossips and busybodies, saying things they shouldn't say.

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