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Theasaurus: Sluggards

36 Bible Verses about Sluggards

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Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you 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 slothful man roasts not that which he took in hunting: but the possessions of a diligent man are precious.

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the slothful man is as a hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous is made a highway.

Proverbs 19:24

A slothful man hides his hand in his dish, 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 labor.

Proverbs 24:30-31

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

Proverbs 26:15

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

Proverbs 6:9

How long will you sleep, O sluggard? when will you arise out of your sleep?

Proverbs 26:14

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

Proverbs 22:13

The slothful man says, There is a lion outside, I shall be slain in the streets.

Proverbs 26:13

The slothful man says, 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 labor. He covets greedily all the day long: but the righteous gives and spares not.

Proverbs 6:10-11

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall your poverty come upon you like a vagabond, and your want like an armed man.

Proverbs 10:4-5

He becomes poor who has a slack hand: 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 24:33-34

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall your poverty come like a robber; and your want like 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

The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven men that can answer reasonably.

Proverbs 6:6-11

Go to the ant, you 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 will you sleep, O sluggard? when will you arise out of your sleep? Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall your poverty come upon you like a vagabond, and your want like 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 have plenty of bread: but he that follows after worthless pursuits shall have poverty enough.

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 you that you are a hard man, reaping where you have not sown, and gathering where you have not spread: And I was afraid, and went and hid your talent in the earth: lo, there you have what is yours. His lord answered and said unto him, You wicked and slothful servant, you knew that I reap where I sowed not, and gather where I have not spread:read more.
You ought therefore to have put my money to the exchangers, and then at my coming I should have received my own with interest. Take therefore the talent from him, and give it unto him who has ten talents. For unto everyone 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 the unprofitable servant into outer darkness: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

2 Thessalonians 3:6

Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you withdraw yourselves from every brother that walks disorderly, and not after the tradition which he received from us.

1 Timothy 5:13

And at the same time they learn to be idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle, but gossips also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.