Bible Verses About Idleness
Bible verses related to Idleness from the King James Version (KJV) by Book Order
Proverbs 13:4 - The soul of the sluggard desireth, and [hath] nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
Proverbs 14:23 - In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips [tendeth] only to penury.
Proverbs 18:9 - He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
Proverbs 20:4 - The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; [therefore] shall he beg in harvest, and [have] nothing.
Proverbs 20:13 - Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, [and] thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
Proverbs 21:25 - The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.
Proverbs 23:21 - For the drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty: and drowsiness shall clothe [a man] with rags.
Proverbs 24:30-34 - I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding; (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 31:10-31 - Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price [is] far above rubies. (Read More...)
Ecclesiastes 4:5 - The fool foldeth his hands together, and eateth his own flesh.
Ecclesiastes 10:18 - By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through.
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.
Matthew 10:38 - And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me.
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.
2 Thessalonians 3:11 - For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies.
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.
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