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Theasaurus: Sluggards

36 Bible Verses about Sluggards

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Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, lazy! Consider its ways and be wise. It has no chief, officer, or ruler. In the summer, it prepares its food; in the harvest, it gathers its sustenance.

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the lazy is like a hedge of thorns, but the path of the upright [is] a highway.

Proverbs 19:24

A lazy person buries his hand in the dish, and even to his mouth he will not bring it back.

Proverbs 21:25

The craving of a lazy person will kill him, for his hands refuse to work.

Proverbs 24:30-31

I passed by the field of a lazy person, and over the vineyard of a person lacking {sense}; and behold, it was overgrown--all of it was covered [with] thorns, its surface with nettles, and {its stone wall} was broken down.

Proverbs 26:15

A lazy person buries his hands in the dish; he is [too] tired to return it to his mouth.

Proverbs 6:9

How long will you lie down, lazy? When will you rise up from your sleep?

Proverbs 26:14

The door turns on its hinge, and a lazy person on his bed.

Proverbs 22:13

A lazy person says "A lion in the street! In the middle of the highway, I shall be killed!"

Proverbs 26:13

A lazy person says "A lion [is] in the road! A lion among the streets!"

Proverbs 21:25-26

The craving of a lazy person will kill him, for his hands refuse to work. {All day} he craves a craving, but the righteous will give and not hold back.

Proverbs 6:10-11

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands for rest-- like a {robber} shall your poverty come, and what you lack like an armed man.

Proverbs 10:4-5

A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent enriches. He who gathers in the summer [is] a child who is prudent; he who sleeps at the harvest [is] a child who brings shame.

Proverbs 24:33-34

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands for rest, and your poverty will come running, and your lack like an armed warrior.

Proverbs 10:26

Like vinegar to the tooth and like smoke to the eyes, thus [is] the lazy to one who employs him.

Proverbs 26:16

A lazy person is wiser in his eyes than seven who answer discreetly.

Proverbs 6:6-11

Go to the ant, lazy! Consider its ways and be wise. It has no chief, officer, or ruler. In the summer, it prepares its food; in the harvest, it gathers its sustenance.read more.
How long will you lie down, lazy? When will you rise up from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands for rest-- like a {robber} shall your poverty come, and what you lack like an armed man.

Matthew 20:3

And going out about the third hour, he saw others standing idle in the marketplace.

Matthew 25:24-30

And the one who had received the one talent came up also [and] said, 'Master, [because I] knew you, that you are a hard man, reaping where you did not sow and gathering from where you did not scatter [seed]. And [because I] was afraid, I went away [and] hid your talent in the ground. See, you have [what is] yours!' But his master answered [and] said to him, 'Evil and lazy slave! You knew that I reap where I did not sow and gather from where I did not scatter [seed].read more.
Then you ought to have deposited my money with the bankers, and [when I] returned I would have gotten back [what was] mine with interest! Therefore take the talent from him and give [it] to the one who has the ten talents. For to everyone who has, [more] will be given, and he will have an abundance. But from the one who does not have, even what he has will be taken away from him. And throw the worthless slave into the outer darkness--in that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth!'

2 Thessalonians 3:6

But we command you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, [that] you keep away from every brother who lives irresponsibly and not according to the tradition that they received from us.

1 Timothy 5:13

And at the same time also, going around from house to house, they learn [to be] idle, and not only idle, but also gossipy and busybodies, saying the things [that are] not necessary.