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Idleness
Proverbs 10:4-5 He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.
  He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.
Proverbs 10:26 As vinegar to the teeth, and as smoke to the eyes, so is the sluggard to them that send him.
Proverbs 12:27 The slothful man roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man is precious.
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 15:19 The way of the slothful man is as an hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous is made plain.
Proverbs 18:9 He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
Proverbs 19:15 Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.
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 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 21:25-26 The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.
  He coveteth greedily all the day long: but the righteous giveth and spareth not.
Proverbs 26:14-15 As the door turneth upon his hinges, so doth the slothful upon his bed.
  The slothful hideth his hand in his bosom; it grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth.
Ecclesiastes 10:18 By much slothfulness the building decayeth; and through idleness of the hands the house droppeth through.
Hebrews 6:11-12 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.

 

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