7 Bible Verses about Punctuality

Proverbs 12:27 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Whoever is slothful will not roast his game, but the diligent man will get precious wealth.

Ecclesiastes 3:1-11 ESV / 36 helpful votes

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; ...

Proverbs 20:4 ESV / 34 helpful votes

The sluggard does not plow in the autumn; he will seek at harvest and have nothing.

Ephesians 5:15-16 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.

Ecclesiastes 7:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes

A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of birth.

Psalm 39:6 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Surely a man goes about as a shadow! Surely for nothing they are in turmoil; man heaps up wealth and does not know who will gather!

Proverbs 24:30-34 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I passed by the field of a sluggard, by the vineyard of a man lacking sense, and behold, it was all overgrown with thorns; the ground was covered with nettles, and its stone wall was broken down. Then I saw and considered it; I looked and received instruction. A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man.

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