'Idle' in the Bible
The number of the bricks, which they made before, you require from them. You shall not diminish anything of it, for they are idle; therefore they cry, saying, 'Let us go and sacrifice to our God.'
But he said, "You are idle! You are idle! Therefore you say, 'Let us go and sacrifice to Yahweh.'
Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep. The idle soul shall suffer hunger.
I tell you that every idle word that men speak, they will give account of it in the day of judgment.
He went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the marketplace.
About the eleventh hour he went out, and found others standing idle. He said to them, 'Why do you stand here all day idle?'
Besides, they also learn to be idle, going about from house to house. Not only idle, but also gossips and busybodies, saying things which they ought not.
One of them, a prophet of their own, said, "Cretans are always liars, evil beasts, and idle gluttons."