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31 Bible Verses about Working Hard And Not Being Lazy
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Poor is he who is working -- a slothful hand, And the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
in the diligence not slothful; in the spirit fervent; the Lord serving;
The hand of the diligent ruleth, And slothfulness becometh tributary.
The soul of the slothful is desiring, and hath not. And the soul of the diligent is made fat.
Because of winter the slothful plougheth not, He asketh in harvest, and there is nothing.
The purposes of the diligent are only to advantage, And of every hasty one, only to want.
that ye may not become slothful, but followers of those who through faith and patient endurance are inheriting the promises.
In all labour there is advantage, And a thing of the lips is only to want.
For the quaffer and glutton become poor, And drowsiness clotheth with rags.
Hast thou seen a man speedy in his business? Before kings he doth station himself, He stations not himself before obscure men!
Whoso is gathering in summer is a wise son, Whoso is sleeping in harvest is a son causing shame.
for even when we were with you, this we did command you, that if any one is not willing to work, neither let him eat,
as also in all the epistles, speaking in them concerning these things, among which things are certain hard to be understood, which the untaught and unstable do wrest, as also the other Writings, unto their own destruction.
let the service be heavy on the men, and let them work at it, and not be dazzled by lying words.'
Proverbs of Solomon. A wise son causeth a father to rejoice, And a foolish son is an affliction to his mother.
wherefore, beloved, these things waiting for, be diligent, spotless and unblameable, by Him to be found in peace,
Whoso is keeping his mouth, is keeping his soul, Whoso is opening wide his lips -- ruin to him!
All that thy hand findeth to do, with thy power do, for there is no work, and device, and knowledge, and wisdom in Sheol whither thou art going.
- 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