Bible verses about "being lazy" | JuliaSmith

Genesis 2:1-25

1 AND the heavens and the earth shall be completed and all their army. 2 And God will complete in the seventh day his work which he made, and he will rest in the seventh day from all his work which he made. 3 And God will praise the seventh day, and will consecrate it, because in it he ceased from all his works which God formed to make. 4 These the generations of the heavens and the earth in creating them, in the day of Jehovah God's making the earth and the heavens. 5 And every green thing of the field before it shall be in the earth, and every green herb of the field before it will spring up: for Jehovah God rained not upon the earth and not a man to work the earth. 6 And a vapor shall go up from the earth and it watered all the face of the earth. 7 And Jehovah God will form man of the dust from the earth, and will blow into his nostrils the breath of lives, and man shall be for a living soul. 8 And Jehovah God will plant a garden in Eden from the east; and he will put there the man which he will form. 9 And Jehovah God will cause to grow out of the earth every tree pleasant to the sight, and good for food; and the tree of lives in the midst of the garden, and the tree to know good and evil. 10 And a river shall go out from Eden to water the garden, and from thence it shall be separated into four heads. 11 The name of the one, Pison: it is that surrounding all the land Havilah, where there is gold. 12 And the gold of that land is good. There bdellium and onyx stone. 13 And the name of the second river, Gihon: that surrounding all the land of Cush. 14 And the name of the third river, Hiddekel, that going forth east of Assyria. And the fourth river, Euphrates. 15 And Jehovah God will take the man and will set him down in the garden of Eden to work it and to keep it. 16 And Jehovah God will appoint to the man, saying, From every tree of the garden eating, thou shalt eat. 17 But from the tree to know good and evil thou shalt not eat from it, for in the day of thy eating from it, dying, thou shalt die. 18 And Jehovah God will say, It is not good for man to be alone; I will make for him a help as before him. 19 And Jehovah God will form out of the earth every living thing of the field, and all the birds of the heavens, and he will bring in to the man to see what he will call to it; and all which the man will call it to the living soul, that its name. 20 And the man will call the names to all the cattle, and to the birds of the heavens, and to every living thing of the field; but to the man was not found a help as before him. 21 And Jehovah God will cause to fall a deep sleep upon the man, and he will sleep; and he will take one of his ribs and will close up the flesh underneath it 22 And Jehovah God will build the rib which he took from the man, into a woman, and will bring her to the man. 23 And the man will say, This is now bone of my bone and flesh of my flesh; and this shall be called woman, because she was taken from man. 24 Therefore a man will leave his father and his mother and will cleave to his woman; and they shall be into one flesh. 25 And they two shall be naked, the man and his woman, and they shall not be &shamed.

Psalms 119:44-47

44 And I will watch thy law always, forever and ever. 45 And I will go about in an enlarging: for I sought thy charges. 46 And I will speak in thy testimonies before kings, and I shall not be ashamed. 47 I will delight myself in thy commands which I loved.

Isaiah 11:4-12

4 And he judged the powerless with justice, and he decided in straightness for the humble of the earth: and he struck the earth with the rod of his mouth, and by the spirit of his lips he will slay the unjust. 5 And justice was the girding of his loins, and truth the girding of his loins. 6 The wolf dwelt with the lamb; and the panther will lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the falling together, and a little boy leading with them. 7 And the heifer and the bear shall feed together, and their young shall lie down; and the lion shall eat straw as the ox. 8 And the suckling was delighted upon the hole of the asp, and upon the viper's deu the weaned directed his hand. 9 They shall not do evil, and they shall not destroy in all my holy mountain, for the earth full of the knowledge of Jehovah as the waters covering to the sea. 10 And there was in that day a root of Jesse which stood for a signal of the peoples; to him shall the nations seek, and his rest was glory. 11 And it was in that day Jehovah shall add the second time his hand to gain the remnant of his people which shall be left from Assur and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea., 12 And he lifted up a signal to the nations, and he gathered the outcasts of Israel, and he will collect the dispersed of Judah from the four wings of the earth.

Proverbs 3:1-2

1 My son, thou shalt not forget my law, and thy heart shall guard my commands: 2 For length of days and years of life, and peace they shall add to thee.

Proverbs 26:1-28

1 As snow in summer and as rain in harvest., so honor not becoming to the foolish one. 2 As the sparrow for wandering, as the swallow for flying, so the curse shall not come in vain. 3 A whip for the horse, the curb for the ass, and the rod for the back of the foolish. 4 Thou shalt not answer the foolish according to his folly lest thou shalt be like to him. 5 Answer the foolish according to his folly lest he shall be wise in his own eyes. 6 He drank violence, cutting off the feet, sending words by the hand of the foolish one. 7 The legs of the lame were weak, and a parable in the mouth of the foolish. 8 As a bundle of stones in a heap of stones, so he giving honor to the foolish one. 9 A thorn going up into the hand of a drunkard, a parable in the mouth of the foolish. 10 The great one piercing all, and he hired the foolish one, and those passing by. 11 As a dog turned back upon his vomit, the foolish one repeated in his folly. 12 Sawest thou a man wise in his eyes? hope is for the foolish one more than for him. 13 The slothful one said, A lion in the way; a lion between the broad places. 14 A door will turn upon its hinge, and the slothful upon his bed. 15 The slothful one hid his hand in the dish; he was weary to turn it back to his mouth. 16 The slothful one is wise in his eyes more than seven turning back a reason. 17 Laying hold upon the ears of a dog, he passing by overflowing upon strife not to him. 18 As a madman casting fiery darts, arrows and death, 19 So the man deceiving his neighbor and saying, Am I not sporting? 20 In the ceasing of wood, fire will go out: and in not being a tale-bearer, strife will subside. 21 As charcoal to burning coals and woods to fire, and a man of strifes to kindle strife. 22 The words of a tale-bearer as dainty morsels, and they will go down to the chambers of the belly. 23 Silver dross covering over a pot-sherd, burning lips and an evil heart. 24 He hating will be known by his lips, and he will set deceit in his midst; 25 When his voice will compassionate, thou shalt not believe him, for seven abominations in his heart 26 Hatred will be covered by deceit, his evil will be revealed in the convocation. 27 He digging a pit shall fall into it: and he rolling a stone it shall turn back upon him. 28 A tongue of falsehood will hate its crushing, and a smooth mouth will make an overthrow.

Matthew 7:21-23

21 Not every one saying to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens; but he doing the will of my Father who is in the heavens. 22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name, and in thy name have we cast out evil spirits, and in thy name done many powers? 23 And then shall I confess to them that I never knew you. Go away from me, ye working iniqnity.

Mark 2:27

27 And he said to them, The sabbath was for man, and not man for the sabbath:

1 Corinthians 9:26

26 I therefore so run, as not uncertainly; so practise I pugilism, as not laying stripes upon air:

2 Thessalonians 3:10

10 For also when we were with you, this we proclaimed to you, that if any will not work, neither should he eat.

Proverbs 12:24

24 The hand of the active shall give dominion: and of the slothful one shall be for tribute.

Ephesians 6:11-18

11 Put on the complete armor of God, for you to be able to stand against the artifices of the accuser. 12 For the wrestling is not to us against blood and flesh, but against beginnings, against powers, against the chiefs of the world of darkness of this life, against spiritual things of wickedness in heavenly things. 13 For this take up the complete armor of God, that ye might be able to withstand in the evil day, and having effected all things, to stand. 14 Stand therefore, having girded your loins around with truth, and put on the armor of justice; 15 And fastened under the feet in preparation of the good news of peace; 16 Over all, having taken the shield of faith, in which ye shall be able to quench all the inflamed darts of evil. 17 And take ye the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God: 18 By all prayer and supplication praying in all time in Spirit, and for this same watching vigilantly in all perseverance and supplication for the holy:

Proverbs 19:15

15 Sloth will cast a deep sleep; and the soul of sloth shall hunger.

Matthew 25:14-30

14 For as a man going abroad, called his own servants, and delivered them his possessions: 15 And to one he truly gave five talents, and to one, two, and to one, one; to each according to his own power; and he quickly went abroad. 16 And he having received five talents, having gone, worked with them, and he made other five talents. 17 Likewise he having the two also, gained he also other two. 18 And he having received one, having departed, dug in the earth, and concealed his lord's silver. 19 And after much time the lord of these servants comes, and lifts up the word with them. 20 And he having received the five talents, having come near, brought the other five talents, saying, Lord, thou deliveredst me five talents: and I have gained other five talents. 21 And his lord said to him, Well, good and faithful servant: thou west faithful over a few things, I will set thee over many; enter into the joy of thy lord. 22 And he also having received the two talents, having come near said, Lord, thou deliveredst me two talents; see, I gained two other talents to them. 23 His lord said to him, Well, good and faithful servant; thou wast faithful over a few things, I will set thee over many; enter into the joy of thy lord. 24 And he also having received one talent, having come near, said, Lord, I knew thee that thou art a hard man, reaping where thou sowedst not, and gathering where thou scatteredst not: 25 And having been afraid, having gone away, I concealed thy talent in the earth; see, thou hast thine own. 26 And his lord having answered, said to him, O evil and slothful servant, thou knewest that I reap where I sowed not, and gather where I scattered not: 27 Thou therefore oughtest to have cast my silver to the money changers, and I having come, had received mine own, with interest 28 Therefore take the talent away from him, and give him having ten talents. 29 For to every one having shall be given, and he shall be in abundance: and from him not having, also what he has shall be taken away from him. 30 And cast ye the useless servant into darkness without; weeping shall be there, and gnashing of teeth.

Proverbs 6:6-11

6 Go to the ant, thou slothful one; see her ways, and be wise: 7 Which no leader to her, scribe and ruler; 8 She will prepare in summer her bread, gathering her food in harvest. 9 How long, O slothful one, wilt thou lie down? when wilt thou rise from thy sleep? 10 A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to lie down: 11 And thy poverty came as he going, and thy want as a man of the shield.

Proverbs 21:25

25 The desire of the slothful shall kill him, for his hands refused to work,

Proverbs 10:4-5

4 A slothful hand makes poverty, and the hand of the active will make rich. 5 He gathering in summer, is a prudent son: he lying in deep sleep in harvest, a son causing shame.

Proverbs 13:4

4 The soul of the slothful one desiring, and nothing: and the soul of the active shall be made fat

Proverbs 18:9

9 Also he being slothful in his work, he the brother of the master of destruction.

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