Bible Verses About Laziness
Bible verses related to Laziness from the King James Version (KJV) by Relevance
Proverbs 13:4 - The soul of the sluggard desireth, and [hath] nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
Colossians 3:23 - And whatsoever ye do, do [it] heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;
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.
Proverbs 10:4 - He becometh poor that dealeth [with] a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
Proverbs 18:9 - He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
1 Timothy 5:8 - But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
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 20:4 - The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; [therefore] shall he beg in harvest, and [have] nothing.
Proverbs 21:25 - The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.
Proverbs 19:15 - Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.
Proverbs 20:13 - Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, [and] thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
Proverbs 26:13-16 - The slothful [man] saith, [There is] a lion in the way; a lion [is] in the streets. (Read More...)
2 Timothy 2:15 - Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
Hebrews 13:16 - But to do good and to communicate forget not: for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.
Proverbs 6:6 - Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise:
2 Thessalonians 3:11-12 - For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies. (Read More...)
James 1:22 - But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.
Genesis 2:15 - And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.
Proverbs 12:24 - The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.
Ecclesiastes 9:10 - Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do [it] with thy might; for [there is] no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.
Proverbs 14:23 - In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips [tendeth] only to penury.
Proverbs 10:5 - He that gathereth in summer [is] a wise son: [but] he that sleepeth in harvest [is] a son that causeth shame.
1 Corinthians 9:24-27 - Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain. (Read More...)
Colossians 3:17 - And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, [do] all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.
Proverbs 10:26 - As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so [is] the sluggard to them that send him.
Proverbs 3:5-6 - Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. (Read More...)
Matthew 25:26-30 - His lord answered and said unto him, [Thou] wicked and slothful servant, thou knewest that I reap where I sowed not, and gather where I have not strawed: (Read More...)
Ephesians 4:28 - Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with [his] hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.
Romans 12:11 - Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;
James 1:23 - For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass:
James 4:17 - Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth [it] not, to him it is sin.
Hebrews 12:11 - Now no chastening for the present seemeth to be joyous, but grievous: nevertheless afterward it yieldeth the peaceable fruit of righteousness unto them which are exercised thereby.
Hebrews 6:12 - That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
Matthew 7:12 - Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
James 2:18 - Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works.
Luke 16:10 - He that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much: and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much.
2 Peter 3:15-16 - And account [that] the longsuffering of our Lord [is] salvation; even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him hath written unto you; (Read More...)
Colossians 3:24 - Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.
Colossians 3:23-24 - And whatsoever ye do, do [it] heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; (Read More...)
Jeremiah 15:16 - Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts.
Hebrews 6:10-12 - For God [is] not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister. (Read More...)
1 Thessalonians 2:13 - For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received [it] not [as] the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.
John 7:17 - If any man will do his will, he shall know of the doctrine, whether it be of God, or [whether] I speak of myself.
Matthew 7:21-23 - Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. (Read More...)
Proverbs 12:27 - The slothful [man] roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man [is] precious.
Acts 2:45-47 - And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all [men], as every man had need. (Read More...)
James 1:23-25 - For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: (Read More...)
Titus 2:5 - [To be] discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.
2 Corinthians 12:20 - For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and [that] I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest [there be] debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults:
1 Corinthians 10:7 - Neither be ye idolaters, as [were] some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.
1 Thessalonians 4:10-12 - And indeed ye do it toward all the brethren which are in all Macedonia: but we beseech you, brethren, that ye increase more and more; (Read More...)
Isaiah 1:1-31 - The vision of Isaiah the son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, [and] Hezekiah, kings of Judah. (Read More...)
Ecclesiastes 10:18 - By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through.
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