Working Hard And Not Being Lazy

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 24:30

I went by the field of a slacker
and by the vineyard of a man lacking sense.

Proverbs 12:27

A lazy man doesn’t roast his game,
but to a diligent man, his wealth is precious.

Ecclesiastes 10:18

Because of laziness the roof caves in,
and because of negligent hands the house leaks.

Proverbs 15:19

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

Proverbs 6:9

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

Hebrews 5:11

We have a great deal to say about this, and it’s difficult to explain, since you have become too lazy to understand.

2 Thessalonians 3:11

For we hear that there are some among you who walk irresponsibly, not working at all, but interfering with the work of others.

2 Peter 3:16

He speaks about these things in all his letters in which there are some matters that are hard to understand. The untaught and unstable twist them to their own destruction, as they also do with the rest of the Scriptures.

Jeremiah 48:10

The one who does
the Lord’s business deceitfully is cursed,
and the one who withholds
his sword from bloodshed is cursed.

Ecclesiastes 10:15

The struggles of fools weary them,
for they don’t know how to go to the city.

Exodus 5:9

Impose heavier work on the men. Then they will be occupied with it and not pay attention to deceptive words.”

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever your hands find to do, do with all your strength, because there is no work, planning, knowledge, or wisdom in Sheol where you are going.

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