Working Hard And Not Being Lazy
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He becomes poor who works with a lazy hand, but the hand of the diligent brings wealth.
not lagging in diligence; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;
The hands of the diligent ones shall rule, but laziness ends in slave labor.
The soul of the sluggard desires, and has nothing, but the desire of the diligent shall be fully satisfied.
The sluggard will not plow by reason of the winter; therefore he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.
The plans of the diligent surely lead to profit; and everyone who is hasty surely rushes to poverty.
that you won't be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherited the promises.
In all hard work there is profit, but the talk of the lips leads only to poverty.
for the drunkard and the glutton shall become poor; and drowsiness clothes them in rags.
He who gathers in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during the harvest is a son who causes shame.
For even when we were with you, we commanded you this: "If anyone will not work, neither let him eat."
as also in all of his letters, speaking in them of these things. In those, there are some things that are hard to understand, which the ignorant and unsettled twist, as they also do to the other Scriptures, to their own destruction.
Let heavier work be laid on the men, that they may labor therein; and don't let them pay any attention to lying words."
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father; but a foolish son brings grief to his mother.
Therefore, beloved, seeing that you look for these things, be diligent to be found in peace, without blemish and blameless in his sight.
He who guards his mouth guards his soul. One who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in Sheol, where you are going.
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