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31 Bible Verses about Working Hard And Not Being Lazy
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He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;
The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.
The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.
The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.
That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.
For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.
Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.
He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.
For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.
As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.
Let there more work be laid upon the men, that they may labour therein; and let them not regard vain words.
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless.
He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.
Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.
- Active Lifestyles
- Avoiding Poverty
- Business Ethics
- Diligence And Laziness Contrasted
- Diligence, Results Of
- Diligence, Rewards Of
- Doing Your Best
- Forced Labour
- Hard Tasks
- Idleness Leads To
- Idleness, Consequences Of
- In Men's Presence
- Leisure, Nature And Purpose Of
- Men Working
- Poverty, Causes Of
- Servants, Good
- Serving God
- Sloth, Leads To
- Success And Hard Work