Billy Graham Quotes (Author of Just as I Am)
"What Does The Bible Say About Laziness?"
Commit some of these verses to memory, and use them as a sword against sluggishness and idleness! Most of us can identify with at least a little bit of laziness in ourselves. There might be various reasons for our inactivity and we might have different incapabilities that limit our ability to go to action.
Top 7 Bible Verses About Laziness
There are hundreds of verses about hard work, persistence, and faith in the bible. But what does the bible say about laziness? I collected 19 of the most inspiring scriptures about being lazy I could find. Please share these with someone that is trying to overcome laziness. God put Adam in the garden of Eden to work the soil and maintain it Genesis
Proverbs - The soul of the sluggard desireth, and [hath] nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat. Colossians - And whatsoever ye do, do [it] heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; 2 Thessalonians - For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat. Proverbs - He becometh poor that dealeth [with] a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich. Proverbs - He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster. Proverbs - The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour. Proverbs - The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; [therefore] shall he beg in harvest, and [have] nothing. Proverbs - Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, [and] thou shalt be satisfied with bread.
What does the Bible say about? The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied.
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Bible verses about laziness, with help to fight it
All scriptures are used by permission. All Rights Reserved. Matthew Bible Rank: 1, "His master replied, 'You wicked, lazy servant! So you knew that I harvest where I have not sown and gather where I have not scattered seed? But his master answered him, You wicked and lazy and idle servant!
Poor is he who works with a negligent hand, But the hand of the diligent makes rich. The hand of the diligent will rule, But the slack hand will be put to forced labor. I passed by the field of the sluggard And by the vineyard of the man lacking sense,. The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, But the soul of the diligent is made fat. A lazy man does not roast his prey, But the precious possession of a man is diligence. The sluggard does not plow after the autumn, So he begs during the harvest and has nothing. The plans of the diligent lead surely to advantage, But everyone who is hasty comes surely to poverty.