Laziness and Passivity Bible Verses


Below are Bible Verses on the Laziness and Passivity subjects, formatted in the New Living Translation (NLT) format. 




Laziness and Passivity Bible Verses




Proverbs 5:23 

He will die for lack of self-control;

he will be lost because of his great foolishness.




Proverbs 6:4

Don’t put it off; do it now!

Don’t rest until you do.




Proverbs 6:10-11

A little extra sleep, a little more slumber,

a little folding of the hands to rest—

then poverty will pounce on you like a bandit;

scarcity will attack you like an armed robber.




Proverbs 12:9

Better to be an ordinary person with a servant

than to be self-important but have no food.




Proverbs 20:4

Those too lazy to plow in the right season

will have no food at the harvest.




Proverbs 26:15-16

Lazy people take food in their hand

but don’t even lift it to their mouth.

Lazy people consider themselves smarter

than seven wise counselors.




Ecclesiastes 10:18

Laziness leads to a sagging roof;

idleness leads to a leaky house.




Colossians 3:1

Since you have been raised to new life with Christ,

set your sights on the realities of heaven,

where Christ sits in the place of honor at

God’s right hand.




Hebrews 6:11-12

Our great desire is that you will keep on loving

others as long as life lasts, in order to make

certain that what you hope for will come true.

Then you will not become spiritually dull and

indifferent. Instead, you will follow the example of

those who are going to inherit God’s promises

because of their faith and endurance.




Hebrews 11:6 

And it is impossible to please God without faith.

Anyone who wants to come to him must believe

that God exists and that he rewards those who

sincerely seek him.




Revelation 3:15-16

I know all the things you do, that you are neither

hot nor cold. I wish that you were one or the other!

But since you are like lukewarm water, neither hot nor

cold, I will spit you out of my mouth!


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