15 Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our vines have tender grapes.
Proverbs 10:4-5 (NLT)
4 Lazy people are soon poor; hard workers get rich.
5 A wise youth harvests in the summer, but one who sleeps during harvest is a disgrace.
1 Corinthians 10:13 (KJV)
13 There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
Galatians 5:1 (KJV)
1 Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.
Galatians 5:13 (KJV)
13 For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.
John 8:31-32 (KJV)
31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; 32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
Proverbs 6:6-11 (KJV)
6 Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise: 7 Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, 8 Provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.
9 How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? when wilt thou arise out of thy sleep? 10 Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: 11 So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.
Proverbs 12:24 (NLT)
24 Work hard and become a leader; be lazy and become a slave.
Proverbs 12:27 (NLT)
27 Lazy people don’t even cook the game they catch, but the diligent make use of everything they find.
Proverbs 13:4 (NLT)
4 Lazy people want much but get little, but those who work hard will prosper.
Proverbs 18:9 (NLT)
9 A lazy person is as bad as someone who destroys things.
Proverbs 19:15 (NLT)
15 Lazy people sleep soundly, but idleness leaves them hungry.
Proverbs 19:24 (NLT)
24 Lazy people take food in their hand but don’t even lift it to their mouth.
Proverbs 20:4 (NLT)
4 Those too lazy to plow in the right season will have no food at the harvest.
Proverbs 21:25 (NLT)
25 Despite their desires, the lazy will come to ruin, for their hands refuse to work.
Proverbs 26:13-16 (NLT)
13 The lazy person claims, “There’s a lion on the road! Yes, I’m sure there’s a lion out there!”
14 As a door swings back and forth on its hinges, so the lazy person turns over in bed. 15 Lazy people take food in their hand but don’t even lift it to their mouth. 16 Lazy people consider themselves smarter than seven wise counselors.