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31 Bible Verses about Working Hard And Not Being Lazy

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Proverbs 24:30

I went by the field belonging to a lazy man, by a vineyard belonging to a senseless person.

Proverbs 12:27

The lazy person does not roast what he has hunted, but diligence is one's most important possession.

Proverbs 18:9

Whoever is lazy regarding his work is also a brother to the master of destruction.

Ecclesiastes 10:18

Through slothfulness the roof deteriorates, and a house leaks because of idleness.

Proverbs 15:19

The lifestyle of the lazy is like a thorny hedge, but the path taken by the upright is an open highway.

Proverbs 6:9

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

Hebrews 5:11

We have much to say about this, but it is difficult to explain because you have become too lazy to understand.

2 Thessalonians 3:11

We hear that some of you are living in idleness. You are not busy working you are busy interfering in other people's lives!

2 Peter 3:16

He speaks about this subject in all his letters. Some things in them are hard to understand, which ignorant and unstable people distort, leading to their own destruction, as they do the rest of the Scriptures.

Jeremiah 48:10

Cursed is the one who is slack in doing the LORD's work. Cursed is the one who holds back his sword from shedding blood.

Ecclesiastes 10:15

The work of a fool so wears him out that he can't even find his way to town.

Exodus 5:9

So increase the work load on the people, and let them do it so they don't pay attention to deceptive speeches."

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever the activity in which you engage, do it with all your ability, because there is no work, no planning, no learning, and no wisdom in the next world where you're going.

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