Bible Verses About Idleness
Bible verses related to Idleness from the King James Version (KJV) by Relevance
1 Timothy 5:13 - And withal they learn [to be] idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.
2 Thessalonians 3:11 - For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies.
Proverbs 24:30-34 - I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; (Read More...)
Ecclesiastes 4:5 - The fool foldeth his hands together, and eateth his own flesh.
2 Thessalonians 3:10 - For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.
Ecclesiastes 10:18 - By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through.
Proverbs 18:9 - He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
Proverbs 14:23 - In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips [tendeth] only to penury.
Proverbs 20:13 - Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, [and] thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
Ezekiel 16:49 - Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom, pride, fulness of bread, and abundance of idleness was in her and in her daughters, neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.
Proverbs 31:10-31 - Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price [is] far above rubies. (Read More...)
Proverbs 26:13-16 - The slothful [man] saith, [There is] a lion in the way; a lion [is] in the streets. (Read More...)
Proverbs 10:26 - As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so [is] the sluggard to them that send him.
Matthew 10:38 - And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me.
Proverbs 22:13 - The slothful [man] saith, [There is] a lion without, I shall be slain in the streets.
Proverbs 21:25 - The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.
Proverbs 20:4 - The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; [therefore] shall he beg in harvest, and [have] nothing.
Proverbs 19:24 - A slothful [man] hideth his hand in [his] bosom, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.
Proverbs 13:4 - The soul of the sluggard desireth, and [hath] nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
Proverbs 10:4 - He becometh poor that dealeth [with] a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
Proverbs 6:6-11 - Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: (Read More...)
1 John 2:1-29 - My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous: (Read More...)
Romans 12:1 - I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, [which is] your reasonable service.
Romans 6:23 - For the wages of sin [is] death; but the gift of God [is] eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Proverbs 19:15 - Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.
Ruth 1:1-22 - Now it came to pass in the days when the judges ruled, that there was a famine in the land. And a certain man of Bethlehemjudah went to sojourn in the country of Moab, he, and his wife, and his two sons. (Read More...)
Revelation 17:1-18 - And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters: (Read More...)
2 Peter 2:6 - And turning the cities of Sodom and Gomorrha into ashes condemned [them] with an overthrow, making [them] an ensample unto those that after should live ungodly;
2 Thessalonians 1:1-12 - Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: (Read More...)
1 Thessalonians 2:9 - For ye remember, brethren, our labour and travail: for labouring night and day, because we would not be chargeable unto any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.
Romans 1:1-32 - Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called [to be] an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God, (Read More...)
Acts 17:21 - (For all the Athenians and strangers which were there spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some new thing.)
John 3:1-36 - There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews: (Read More...)
Luke 19:20-25 - And another came, saying, Lord, behold, [here is] thy pound, which I have kept laid up in a napkin: (Read More...)
Luke 19:17 - And he said unto him, Well, thou good servant: because thou hast been faithful in a very little, have thou authority over ten cities.
Matthew 25:14-30 - For [the kingdom of heaven is] as a man travelling into a far country, [who] called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods. (Read More...)
Matthew 25:1-46 - Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom. (Read More...)
Matthew 24:30 - And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.
Matthew 24:1-51 - And Jesus went out, and departed from the temple: and his disciples came to [him] for to shew him the buildings of the temple. (Read More...)
Matthew 10:28 - And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
Isaiah 56:10 - His watchmen [are] blind: they are all ignorant, they [are] all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.
Isaiah 28:1 - Woe to the crown of pride, to the drunkards of Ephraim, whose glorious beauty [is] a fading flower, which [are] on the head of the fat valleys of them that are overcome with wine!
Proverbs 23:21 - For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe [a man] with rags.
Proverbs 21:26 - He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not.
Proverbs 15:19 - The way of the slothful [man is] as an hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous [is] made plain.
Proverbs 12:24 - The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.
Proverbs 12:9 - [He that is] despised, and hath a servant, [is] better than he that honoureth himself, and lacketh bread.
Proverbs 10:5 - He that gathereth in summer [is] a wise son: [but] he that sleepeth in harvest [is] a son that causeth shame.
2 Kings 1:1-18 - Then Moab rebelled against Israel after the death of Ahab. (Read More...)
2 Samuel 1:1-27 - Now it came to pass after the death of Saul, when David was returned from the slaughter of the Amalekites, and David had abode two days in Ziklag; (Read More...)
Leviticus 18:22 - Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it [is] abomination.
Revelation 20:4-6 - And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and [I saw] the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received [his] mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years. (Read More...)
Revelation 20:1-15 - And I saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand. (Read More...)
Revelation 19:11-21 - And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him [was] called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war. (Read More...)
Revelation 19:1-21 - And after these things I heard a great voice of much people in heaven, saying, Alleluia; Salvation, and glory, and honour, and power, unto the Lord our God: (Read More...)
Revelation 14:1-4 - And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Zion, and with him an hundred forty [and] four thousand, having his Father's name written in their foreheads. (Read More...)
Revelation 7:1-17 - And after these things I saw four angels standing on the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth, nor on the sea, nor on any tree. (Read More...)
Revelation 6:1-17 - And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals, and I heard, as it were the noise of thunder, one of the four beasts saying, Come and see. (Read More...)
Revelation 3:21 - To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne.
Revelation 2:27 - And he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter shall they be broken to shivers: even as I received of my Father.
Revelation 2:26 - And he that overcometh, and keepeth my works unto the end, to him will I give power over the nations:
Jude 1:7 - Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.
1 Peter 4:17 - For the time [is come] that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if [it] first [begin] at us, what shall the end [be] of them that obey not the gospel of God?
1 Peter 3:7 - Likewise, ye husbands, dwell with [them] according to knowledge, giving honour unto the wife, as unto the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life; that your prayers be not hindered.
1 Peter 2:1-25 - Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings, (Read More...)
James 1:1-27 - James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting. (Read More...)
2 Timothy 3:16 - All scripture [is] given by inspiration of God, and [is] profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
2 Timothy 2:3 - Thou therefore endure hardness, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ.
1 Timothy 3:6 - Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.
1 Thessalonians 4:1-18 - Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort [you] by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, [so] ye would abound more and more. (Read More...)
Colossians 3:19 - Husbands, love [your] wives, and be not bitter against them.
Colossians 3:18 - Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.
Colossians 1:1-29 - Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus [our] brother, (Read More...)
Philippians 4:8 - Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things [are] honest, whatsoever things [are] just, whatsoever things [are] pure, whatsoever things [are] lovely, whatsoever things [are] of good report; if [there be] any virtue, and if [there be] any praise, think on these things.
Philippians 3:3 - For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.
Ephesians 6:11-18 - Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. (Read More...)
Ephesians 5:25 - Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
Ephesians 5:22 - Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.
Ephesians 5:21 - Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.
Ephesians 5:1-33 - Be ye therefore followers of God, as dear children; (Read More...)
Galatians 5:19 - Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are [these]; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,
Galatians 5:13 - For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only [use] not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.
Galatians 3:28 - There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
2 Corinthians 10:4 - (For the weapons of our warfare [are] not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;)
2 Corinthians 3:6 - Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.
1 Corinthians 15:50-52 - Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption. (Read More...)
1 Corinthians 15:46-53 - Howbeit that [was] not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural; and afterward that which is spiritual. (Read More...)
1 Corinthians 15:35-44 - But some [man] will say, How are the dead raised up? and with what body do they come? (Read More...)
1 Corinthians 15:1-58 - Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; (Read More...)
1 Corinthians 14:40 - Let all things be done decently and in order.
1 Corinthians 9:26 - I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air:
1 Corinthians 6:9 - Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind,
1 Corinthians 5:1-13 - It is reported commonly [that there is] fornication among you, and such fornication as is not so much as named among the Gentiles, that one should have his father's wife. (Read More...)
Romans 16:1 - I commend unto you Phebe our sister, which is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea:
Romans 13:1 - Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.
Romans 12:18 - If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men.
Romans 10:10 - For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
Romans 1:29 - Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
Romans 1:25 - Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
Romans 1:1 - Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called [to be] an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,
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