And they said, Arise, that we may go up against them: for we have seen the land, and, behold, it [is] very good: and [are] ye still? be not slothful to go, [and] to enter to possess the land.
The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.
The slothful [man] roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man [is] precious.
The way of the slothful [man is] as an hedge of thorns: but the way of the righteous [is] made plain.
He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.
A slothful [man] hideth his hand in [his] bosom, and will not so much as bring it to his mouth again.
The desire of the slothful killeth him; for his hands refuse to labour.
The slothful [man] saith, [There is] a lion without, I shall be slain in the streets.
I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;
The slothful [man] saith, [There is] a lion in the way; a lion [is] in the streets.
[As] the door turneth upon his hinges, so [doth] the slothful upon his bed.
The slothful hideth his hand in [his] bosom; it grieveth him to bring it again to his mouth.
His lord answered and said unto him, [Thou] wicked and slothful servant, thou knewest that I reap where I sowed not, and gather where I have not strowed:
Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;
That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.