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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; which having no chief, overseer, or ruler, provides her bread in the summer, and gathers her food in the harvest.

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the sluggard is like a thorn patch, but the path of the upright is a highway.

Proverbs 19:24

The sluggard buries his hand in the dish; he will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.

Proverbs 21:25

The desire of the sluggard kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.

Proverbs 24:30-31

I went by the field of the sluggard, by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; Behold, it was all grown over with thorns. Its surface was covered with nettles, and its stone wall was broken down.

Proverbs 26:15

The sluggard buries his hand in the dish. He is too lazy to bring it back to his mouth.

Proverbs 6:9

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

Proverbs 26:14

As the door turns on its hinges, so does the sluggard on his bed.

Proverbs 22:13

The sluggard says, "There is a lion outside! I will be killed in the streets!"

Proverbs 26:13

The sluggard says, "There is a lion in the road! A fierce lion roams the streets!"

Proverbs 21:25-26

The desire of the sluggard kills him, for his hands refuse to labor. There are those who covet greedily all day long; but the righteous give and don't withhold.

Proverbs 6:10-11

A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: so your poverty will come as a robber, and your scarcity as an armed man.

Proverbs 10:4-5

He becomes poor who works with a lazy hand, but the hand of the diligent brings wealth. He who gathers in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during the harvest is a son who causes shame.

Proverbs 24:33-34

a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep; so your poverty will come as a robber, and your 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 who send him.

Proverbs 26:16

The sluggard is wiser in his own eyes than seven men who answer with discretion.

Proverbs 6:6-11

Go to the ant, you sluggard. Consider her ways, and be wise; which having no chief, overseer, or ruler, provides her bread in the summer, and gathers her food in the harvest.read more.
How long will you sleep, sluggard? When will you arise out of your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: so your poverty will come as a robber, and your scarcity as an armed man.

Proverbs 28:19

One who works his land will have an abundance of food; but one who chases fantasies will have his fill of poverty.

Matthew 20:3

He went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the marketplace.

Matthew 25:24-30

"He also who had received the one talent came and said, 'Lord, I knew you that you are a hard man, reaping where you did not sow, and gathering where you did not scatter. I was afraid, and went away and hid your talent in the earth. Behold, you have what is yours.' "But his lord answered him, 'You wicked and slothful servant. You knew that I reap where I didn't sow, and gather where I didn't scatter.read more.
You ought therefore to have deposited my money with the bankers, and at my coming I should have received back my own with interest. Take away therefore the talent from him, and give it to him who has the ten talents. For to everyone who has will be given, and he will have abundance, but from him who doesn't have, even that which he has will be taken away. Throw out the unprofitable servant into the outer darkness, where 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, that you withdraw yourselves from every brother who walks in rebellion, and not after the tradition which they received from us.

1 Timothy 5:13

Besides, they also learn to be idle, going about from house to house. Not only idle, but also gossips and busybodies, saying things which they ought not.