Working Hard And Not Being Lazy

Most Relevant Verses

Proverbs 24:30

I passed by the field of a lazy person, and over the vineyard of a person lacking {sense};

Proverbs 12:27

The lazy will not roast his game, but diligence is the precious wealth of a man.

Proverbs 18:9

Even he who is slack in his work, he is brother to a master of destruction.

Ecclesiastes 10:18

Through sloth the roof sinks in, and through idleness of hands the house leaks.

Proverbs 15:19

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

Proverbs 6:9

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

Hebrews 5:11

Concerning this {we have much to say and it is difficult to explain}, since you have become sluggish in hearing.

2 Thessalonians 3:11

For we hear [that] some among you are living irresponsibly, working [at] nothing, but being busybodies.

2 Peter 3:16

as [he does] also in all his letters, speaking in them about these [things], in which there are some [things] hard to understand, which the ignorant and unstable distort to their own destruction, as [they] also [do] the rest of the scriptures.

Jeremiah 48:10

[The one who] does the work of Yahweh [with] slackness [is] cursed, and [the one who] keeps away blood from his sword [is] cursed.

Ecclesiastes 10:15

The fool is so worn out by a hard day's work {he cannot even find his way home at night}.

Exodus 5:9

Let the work be heavier on the men so that they will do it and not pay attention to words of deception."

Genesis 29:17

Now the eyes of Leah [were] dull, but Rachel was beautiful in form and appearance.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever your hand finds to do--do [it] with [all] your might; for in Sheol--where you are going--no one works, plans, knows, or thinks about anything.

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