- Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways: Prov. 6:6 .
- He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: Prov. 10:4 .
- soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: Prov. 13:4 .
- sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold: Prov. 20:4 .
- Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty: Prov. 20:13 .