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Want to know what the Bible says about Sluggard? Here are 35 Bible verses about Sluggard from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Proverbs 13:4 NIV
A sluggard’s appetite is never filled,
    but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.
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Proverbs 20:4 NIV
Sluggards do not plow in season;
    so at harvest time they look but find nothing.
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Proverbs 6:6-8 NIV
6 Go to the ant, you sluggard;
    consider its ways and be wise!
7 It has no commander,
    no overseer or ruler,
8 yet it stores its provisions in summer
    and gathers its food at harvest.
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Proverbs 18:9 NIV
One who is slack in his work
    is brother to one who destroys.
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1 Timothy 5:8 NIV
Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
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Proverbs 21:25 NIV
The craving of a sluggard will be the death of him,
    because his hands refuse to work.
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Proverbs 6:6 NIV
Go to the ant, you sluggard;
    consider its ways and be wise!
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Proverbs 26:14 NIV
As a door turns on its hinges,
    so a sluggard turns on his bed.
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Proverbs 10:4 NIV
Lazy hands make for poverty,
    but diligent hands bring wealth.
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Genesis 2:15 NIV
The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.
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Proverbs 12:24 NIV
Diligent hands will rule,
    but laziness ends in forced labor.
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Colossians 3:23 NIV
Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters,
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Proverbs 27:12 NIV
The prudent see danger and take refuge,
    but the simple keep going and pay the penalty.
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2 Thessalonians 3:10 NIV
For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat.”
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Ecclesiastes 9:10 NIV
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the realm of the dead, where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom.
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Proverbs 10:26 NIV
As vinegar to the teeth and smoke to the eyes,
    so are sluggards to those who send them.
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Proverbs 13:11 NIV
Dishonest money dwindles away,
    but whoever gathers money little by little makes it grow.
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Proverbs 28:19 NIV
Those who work their land will have abundant food,
    but those who chase fantasies will have their fill of poverty.
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Colossians 3:23-24 NIV
23 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, 24 since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.
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Proverbs 22:3 NIV
The prudent see danger and take refuge,
    but the simple keep going and pay the penalty.
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