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LAZINESS BIBLE QUOTES and Bible Verses about Laziness. Part of a large selection of the best and most popular inspirational Bible verses organized into a large variety of topics.

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise

- Proverbs 6:6

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.

- Proverbs 6:9,10

He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.

- Proverbs 10:4

As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.

- Proverbs 10:26

The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.

- Proverbs 12:24

The slothful man roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man is precious.

- Proverbs 12:27

The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.

- Proverbs 13:4

He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.

- Proverbs 18:9

The way of the slothful man is as an hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous is made plain.

- Proverbs 15:19

He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.

- Proverbs 18:9

Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.

- Proverbs 19:15

A slothful man hideth his hand in his bosom, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.

- Proverbs 19:24

The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.

- Proverbs 20:4

Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

- Proverbs 20:13

The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.

- Proverbs 21:25

For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.

- Proverbs 23:21

Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth; and thy want as an armed man.

- Proverbs 24:33,34

The slothful man saith, There is a lion in the way; a lion is in the streets. As the door turneth upon his hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed.

- Proverbs 26:13,14

The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men that can render a reason.

- Proverbs 26:16

By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through.

- Ecclesiastes 10:18

Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another; Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord.

- Romans 12:11

And we desire that every one of you do shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end: That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.

- Hebrews 6:11,12

And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you; That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack of nothing.

- 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12

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