44 Bible Verses about Ants

Proverbs 6:6-8 ESV / 390 helpful votes

Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise. Without having any chief, officer, or ruler, she prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest.

Proverbs 30:25 ESV / 220 helpful votes

The ants are a people not strong, yet they provide their food in the summer;

Proverbs 30:24-25 ESV / 167 helpful votes

Four things on earth are small, but they are exceedingly wise: the ants are a people not strong, yet they provide their food in the summer;

Proverbs 6:6 ESV / 134 helpful votes

Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.

Proverbs 13:4 ESV / 68 helpful votes

The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing, while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied.

Proverbs 20:4 ESV / 63 helpful votes

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

1 Timothy 5:8 ESV / 56 helpful votes

But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 49 helpful votes

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,

Ephesians 6:7 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Rendering service with a good will as to the Lord and not to man,

Proverbs 6:6-11 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Go to the ant, O sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise. Without having any chief, officer, or ruler, she prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest. How long will you lie there, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep? A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, ...

Proverbs 6:8 ESV / 20 helpful votes

She prepares her bread in summer and gathers her food in harvest.

Proverbs 6:7 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Without having any chief, officer, or ruler,

Proverbs 30:24 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Four things on earth are small, but they are exceedingly wise:

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 15 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

Hebrews 12:1 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,

Proverbs 18:9 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Whoever is slack in his work is a brother to him who destroys.

Ecclesiastes 9:10 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might, for there is no work or thought or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol, to which you are going.

Proverbs 22:2 ESV / 13 helpful votes

The rich and the poor meet together; the Lord is the maker of them all.

Proverbs 3:9 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Honor the Lord with your wealth and with the firstfruits of all your produce;

Proverbs 22:3 ESV / 12 helpful votes

The prudent sees danger and hides himself, but the simple go on and suffer for it.

Proverbs 10:4 ESV / 12 helpful votes

A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich.

Ephesians 2:10 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 11 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

Proverbs 24:30-34 ESV / 11 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.

1 Timothy 6:6 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Now there is great gain in godliness with contentment,

John 3:16 ESV / 10 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Proverbs 30:24-28 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Four things on earth are small, but they are exceedingly wise: the ants are a people not strong, yet they provide their food in the summer; the rock badgers are a people not mighty, yet they make their homes in the cliffs; the locusts have no king, yet all of them march in rank; the lizard you can take in your hands, yet it is in kings' palaces.

Proverbs 21:25 ESV / 10 helpful votes

The desire of the sluggard kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.

Psalm 107:29 ESV / 10 helpful votes

He made the storm be still, and the waves of the sea were hushed.

Philippians 4:19 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

John 9:4 ESV / 9 helpful votes

We must work the works of him who sent me while it is day; night is coming, when no one can work.

Matthew 6:26 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they?

Proverbs 6:9 ESV / 9 helpful votes

How long will you lie there, O sluggard? When will you arise from your sleep?

Proverbs 6:1-35 ESV / 9 helpful votes

My son, if you have put up security for your neighbor, have given your pledge for a stranger, if you are snared in the words of your mouth, caught in the words of your mouth, then do this, my son, and save yourself, for you have come into the hand of your neighbor: go, hasten, and plead urgently with your neighbor. Give your eyes no sleep and your eyelids no slumber; save yourself like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, like a bird from the hand of the fowler. ...

1 Timothy 6:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Those who have believing masters must not be disrespectful on the ground that they are brothers; rather they must serve all the better since those who benefit by their good service are believers and beloved. Teach and urge these things.

Romans 12:9-21 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Do not be slothful in zeal, be fervent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality. ...

John 2:1-25 ESV / 6 helpful votes

On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus also was invited to the wedding with his disciples. When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.” And Jesus said to her, “Woman, what does this have to do with me? My hour has not yet come.” His mother said to the servants, “Do whatever he tells you.” ...

Psalm 91:1-16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler. You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, ...

Proverbs 6:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Give your eyes no sleep and your eyelids no slumber;

Matthew 6:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

So that your giving may be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you.

Proverbs 22:4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The reward for humility and fear of the Lord is riches and honor and life.

Psalm 103:1-22 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Of David. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's. ...

1 Timothy 6:19 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Thus storing up treasure for themselves as a good foundation for the future, so that they may take hold of that which is truly life.

1 Timothy 5:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But if a widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to show godliness to their own household and to make some return to their parents, for this is pleasing in the sight of God.

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