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Proverbs Project: Laziness & Work Ethic

Proverbs related to Laziness & Work Ethic:


Proverbs 6:6-11
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.
9          How long will you lie there, you sluggard? When will you get up from your sleep?
10       A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest–
11       and poverty will come on you like a bandit and scarcity like an armed man.


Proverbs 10:4-5
4          Lazy hands make a man poor, but diligent hands bring wealth.
5          He who gathers crops in summer is a wise son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.
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