2 Corinthians 12:13 For in what is it that ye have been inferior to the other assemblies, unless that I myself have not been in laziness a charge upon you? Forgive me this injury. (DBY)

2 Corinthians 12:14 Behold, this third time I am ready to come to you, and I will not be in laziness a charge; for I do not seek yours, but you; for the children ought not to lay up for the parents, but the parents for the children. (DBY)

Proverbs 12:24 The hands of the diligent ones shall rule, but laziness ends in slave labor. (WEB NIV)

Proverbs 19:15 Hate of work sends deep sleep on a man: and he who has no industry will go without food. (See NAS NIV)