Those who are lazy in their work are brothers to thugs.
Proverbs 18:9 (CEB)
Don’t love sleep or you will be poor; stay alert and you will have plenty to eat.
Proverbs 20:13 (CEB)
Go to the ant, you lazy person; observe its ways and grow wise.
Proverbs 6:6 (CEB)
Laziness brings poverty; hard work makes one rich.
Proverbs 10:4 (CEB)
Work hard and become a leader; be lazy and become a slave.
Proverbs 12:24 (NLT)
If you are a thief, quit stealing. Instead, use your hands for good hard work, and then give generously to others in need.
Ephesians 4:28 (NLT)
When we were with you, we told you that if a man does not work, he should not eat.
II Thessalonians 3:10 (NLV)