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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, Who having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provides her food in the summer and gathers her food in the harvest.

Proverbs 12:27

The deceitful man does not even roast that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man is precious.

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the slothful man is as a hedge of thorns, but the path of the righteous is made plain.

Proverbs 19:24

The slothful man hides his hand in his bosom and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.

Proverbs 21:25

The desire of the slothful kills him; for his hands refuse to labour.

Proverbs 24:30-31

I went by the field of the slothful and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding, and, behold, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered its face, and its stone wall was broken down.

Proverbs 26:15

The slothful hides his hand in his bosom; it grieves him to bring it again to his mouth.

Proverbs 6:9

How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep?

Proverbs 26:14

As the door turns upon his hinges, so does the slothful upon his bed.

Proverbs 22:13

The slothful man says, There is a lion without, I shall be slain in the streets.

Proverbs 26:13

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

Proverbs 21:25-26

The desire of the slothful kills him; for his hands refuse to labour. There is one who covets greedily all day long, but the righteous gives and keeps on giving.

Proverbs 6:10-11

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall thy poverty come as one that travels and thy want as an armed man.

Proverbs 10:4-5

He that deals with a slack hand becomes poor, but the hand of the diligent makes rich. He that gathers in summer is a wise son, but he that sleeps in harvest is a son that causes shame.

Proverbs 18:9

He also that is negligent in his work is brother to him that is the great spendthrift.

Proverbs 24:33-34

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall thy poverty come as one that travels and thy want as an armed man.

Proverbs 10:26

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

Proverbs 26:16

The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can give him counsel.

Proverbs 6:6-11

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise, Who having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provides her food in the summer and gathers her food in the harvest.read more.
How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep? Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall thy poverty come as one that travels and thy want as an armed man.

Proverbs 12:11

He that tills his land shall be satisfied with bread, but he that follows vain persons is void of understanding.

Proverbs 28:19

He that tills his land shall be filled with bread, but he that follows after vain persons shall be filled with poverty.

Matthew 20:3

And he went out about the third hour and saw others standing idle in the marketplace

Matthew 25:24-30

Then he who had received the one talent came and said, Lord, I knew thee that thou art a hard man, reaping where thou hast not sown and gathering where thou hast not scattered; therefore, I was afraid and went and hid thy talent in the earth; behold, thou hast what is thine. His lord answered and said unto him, Thou wicked and slothful slave, thou knewest that I reap where I did not sow and gather where I have not scattered;read more.
therefore, it was expedient for thee to have put my money to the bankers, and then at my coming I should have received mine own with interest. Take, therefore, the talent from him and give it unto him who has ten talents. For unto every one that has shall be given, and he shall have abundance, but from him that has not shall be taken away even that which he has. And cast ye the unprofitable slave into the outer darkness; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Now we charge you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye withdraw yourselves from every brother that walks out of order, and not after the doctrine which ye received of us.

1 Timothy 5:13

And reject also the idle, who have learned to wander about from house to house, and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.