'Idle' in the Bible
And the number of the bricks they have made heretofore shall ye lay upon them: ye shall not diminish any of it, for they are idle; therefore they cry, saying, Let us go and sacrifice to our God.
And he said, Ye are idle, idle! therefore ye say, Let us go and sacrifice to Jehovah.
Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep, and the idle soul shall suffer hunger.
If thou turn back thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day, and call the sabbath a delight, the holy day of Jehovah, honourable; and thou honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking idle words;
But I say unto you, that every idle word which men shall say, they shall render an account of it in judgment-day:
And having gone out about the third hour, he saw others standing in the market-place idle;
But about the eleventh hour, having gone out, he found others standing, and says to them, Why stand ye here all the day idle?
And their words appeared in their eyes as an idle tale, and they disbelieved them.
And, at the same time, they learn also to be idle, going about to people's houses; and not only idle, but also gossipers and meddlers, speaking things not becoming.
for these things existing and abounding in you make you to be neither idle nor unfruitful as regards the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ;
And through covetousness, with well-turned words, will they make merchandise of you: for whom judgment of old is not idle, and their destruction slumbers not.