Hebrews 6:12 so that you will not be sluggish, but imitators of those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
Proverbs 26:13The sluggard says, “There is a lion in the road! A lion is in the open square!”
Proverbs 13:4 The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, But the soul of the diligent is made fat.
Romans 12:11 not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord;
Proverbs 20:4 The sluggard does not plow after the autumn, So he begs during the harvest and has nothing.
Proverbs 6:6 Go to the ant, O sluggard, Observe her ways and be wise,
2 Thessalonians 3:10 For even when we were with you, we used to give you this order: if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either.
Proverbs 18:9 He also who is slack in his work Is brother to him who destroys.
Ephesians 5:16 making the most of your time, because the days are evil.
Nehemiah 6:3 So I sent messengers to them, saying, “I am doing a great work and I cannot come down. Why should the work stop while I leave it and come down to you?”
1 Thessalonians 2:9 For you recall, brethren, our labor and hardship, how working night and day so as not to be a burden to any of you, we proclaimed to you the gospel of God.
2 Thessalonians 3:10-12 For even when we were with you, we used to give you this order: if anyone is not willing to work, then he is not to eat, either. For we hear that some among you are leading an undisciplined life, doing no work at all, but acting like busybodies. Now such persons we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ to work in quiet fashion and eat their own bread.
Matthew 25:26-30“But his master answered and said to him, ‘You wicked, lazy slave, you knew that I reap where I did not sow and gather where I scattered no seed. ‘Then you ought to have put my money in the bank, and on my arrival I would have received my money back with interest. ‘Therefore take away the talent from him, and give it to the one who has the ten talents.’