‘diligent’….. mentioned in the Holy Bible (KJV)


DeligentThe slothful man roasteth not
that which he took in hunting:
but the substance of a diligent man is precious.
– Proverbs 12:27

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I am no preacher, but, am a prime sinner and living in this world in HIS mercy. For a sinner like me too, when I read “The Holy Bible” KJV,  the following verses were given in the context of “diligent”.

Exodus 15:26 And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken
to the voice of the LORD thy God,
and wilt do that which is right in his sight,
and wilt give ear to his commandments,
and keep all his statutes,
I will put none of these diseases upon thee,
which I have brought upon the Egyptians:
for I am the LORD that healeth thee.

Leviticus 10:16 And Moses diligently sought
the goat of the sin offering,
and, behold, it was burnt:
and he was angry with Eleazar and Ithamar,
the sons of Aaron which were left alive, saying,

Deuteronomy 4:9 Only take heed to thyself,
and keep thy soul diligently,
lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen,
and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life:
but teach them thy sons,
and thy sons’ sons;

Deuteronomy 6:7 And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children,
and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house,
and when thou walkest by the way,
and when thou liest down,
and when thou risest up.

Deuteronomy 6:17 Ye shall diligently keep
the commandments of the LORD your God,
and his testimonies,
and his statutes, which he hath commanded thee.

Deuteronomy 11:13 And it shall come to pass,
if ye shall hearken diligently
unto my commandments
which I command you this day,
to love the LORD your God,
and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul,

Deuteronomy 11:22 For if ye shall diligently keep
all these commandments which I command you,
to do them, to love the LORD your God,
to walk in all his ways,
and to cleave unto him;

Deuteronomy 13:14 Then shalt thou enquire,
and make search,
and ask diligently;
and, behold, if it be truth,
and the thing certain,
that such abomination is wrought among you;

Deuteronomy 17:4 And it be told thee,
and thou hast heard of it,
and enquired diligently,
and, behold, it be true,
and the thing certain,
that such abomination is wrought in Israel:

Deuteronomy 19:18 And the judges shall make diligent inquisition:
and, behold, if the witness be a false witness,
and hath testified falsely against his brother;

Deuteronomy 24:8 Take heed in the plague of leprosy,
that thou observe diligently,
and do according to all that
the priests the Levites shall teach you:
as I commanded them, so ye shall observe to do.

Deuteronomy 28:1 And it shall come to pass,
if thou shalt hearken diligently
unto the voice of the LORD thy God,
to observe and to do all his commandments
which I command thee this day,
that the LORD thy God will set thee
on high above all nations of the earth:

Joshua 22:5 But take diligent heed
to do the commandment and the law,
which Moses the servant of the LORD charged you,
to love the LORD your God,
and to walk in all his ways,
and to keep his commandments,
and to cleave unto him,
and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul.

1 Kings 20:33 Now the men did diligently observe
whether any thing would come from him,
and did hastily catch it:
and they said, Thy brother Benhadad.
Then he said, Go ye, bring him.
Then Benhadad came forth to him;
and he caused him to come up into the chariot.

Ezra 7:23 Whatsoever is commanded by the God of heaven,
let it be diligently done
for the house of the God of heaven:
for why should there be wrath
against the realm of the king and his sons?

Job 13:17 Hear diligently my speech,
and my declaration with your ears.

Job 21:2 Hear diligently my speech,
and let this be your consolations.

Psalms 37:10 For yet a little while,
and the wicked shall not be: yea,
thou shalt diligently consider his place,
and it shall not be.

Psalms 64:6 They search out iniquities;
they accomplish a diligent search:
both the inward thought of every one of them,
and the heart, is deep.

Psalms 77:6 I call to remembrance my song in the night:
I commune with mine own heart:
and my spirit made diligent search.

Psalms 119:4 Thou hast commanded us
to keep thy precepts diligently.

Proverbs 7:15 Therefore came I forth to meet thee,
diligently to seek thy face,
and I have found thee.

Proverbs 10:4 He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand:
but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.

Proverbs 11:27 He that diligently seeketh good procureth favour:
but he that seeketh mischief, it shall come unto him.

Proverbs 12:24 The hand of the diligent shall bear rule:
but the slothful shall be under tribute.

Proverbs 12:27 The slothful man roasteth not
that which he took in hunting:
but the substance of a diligent man is precious.

Proverbs 13:4 The soul of the sluggard desireth,
and hath nothing:
but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.

Proverbs 21:5 The thoughts of the diligent
tend only to plenteousness;
but of every one that is hasty only to want.

Proverbs 22:29 Seest thou a man diligent in his business?
he shall stand before kings;
he shall not stand before mean men.

Proverbs 23:1 When thou sittest to eat with a ruler,
consider diligently what is before thee:

Proverbs 27:23 Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks,
and look well to thy herds.

Isaiah 21:7 And he saw a chariot with a couple of horsemen,
a chariot of asses,
and a chariot of camels;
and he hearkened diligently with much heed:

Isaiah 55:2 Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread?
and your labour for that which satisfieth not?
hearken diligently unto me,
and eat ye that which is good,
and let your soul delight itself in fatness.

Jeremiah 2:10 For pass over the isles of Chittim,
and see; and send unto Kedar,
and consider diligently,
and see if there be such a thing.

Jeremiah 12:16 And it shall come to pass,
if they will diligently learn the ways of my people,
to swear by my name, The LORD liveth;
as they taught my people to swear by Baal;
then shall they be built in the midst of my people.

Jeremiah 17:24 And it shall come to pass,
if ye diligently hearken unto me, saith the LORD,
to bring in no burden
through the gates of this city on the sabbath day,
but hallow the sabbath day,
to do no work therein;

Zechariah 6:15 And they that are far off shall come
and build in the temple of the LORD,
and ye shall know that the LORD of hosts
hath sent me unto you.
And this shall come to pass,
if ye will diligently obey the voice of the LORD your God.

Matthew 2:7 Then Herod, when he had privily called the wise men,
enquired of them diligently
what time the star appeared.

Matthew 2:8 And he sent them to Bethlehem,
and said, Go and search diligently for the young child;
and when ye have found him,
bring me word again,
that I may come and worship him also.

Matthew 2:16 Then Herod, when he saw that
he was mocked of the wise men,
was exceeding wroth, and sent forth,
and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem,
and in all the coasts thereof,
from two years old and under, according to the time
which he had diligently enquired of the wise men.

Luke 15:8 Either what woman having ten pieces of silver,
if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle,
and sweep the house,
and seek diligently till she find it?

Acts 18:25 This man was instructed in the way of the Lord;
and being fervent in the spirit,
he spake and taught diligently the things of the Lord,
knowing only the baptism of John.

2 Corinthians 8:22 And we have sent with them our brother,
whom we have oftentimes proved diligent in many things,
but now much more diligent,
upon the great confidence which I have in you.

1 Timothy 5:10 Well reported of for good works;
if she have brought up children,
if she have lodged strangers,
if she have washed the saints’ feet,
if she have relieved the afflicted,
if she have diligently followed every good work.

2 Timothy 1:17 But, when he was in Rome,
he sought me out very diligently,
and found me.

Titus 3:12 When I shall send Artemas unto thee, or Tychicus,
be diligent to come unto me to Nicopolis:
for I have determined there to winter.

Titus 3:13 Bring Zenas the lawyer and Apollos on their journey diligently,
that nothing be wanting unto them.

Hebrews 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please him:
for he that cometh to God must believe that he is,
and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.

Hebrews 12:15 Looking diligently lest any man fail of the grace of God;
lest any root of bitterness springing up trouble you,
and thereby many be defiled;

1 Peter 1:10 Of which salvation the prophets
have enquired and searched diligently,
who prophesied of the grace that should come unto you:

2 Peter 3:14 Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things,
be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace,
without spot, and blameless.

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About David Mathi Raj
I am engaged in the computer field since 1977, particularly in Documentation, Desktop Publishing & Training field since 1986. The design work provides me creative satisfaction and motivates me to look for more challenging activities. I have a taste for Technical Writing. Presently, I am a Freelancer. My SME (Subject-Matter Expert) is "The Holy Bible (KJV)" and publishing the "Subject" from the Holy Bible only. I use CorelDraw X5 & X6 to create my flyers. I emphasize, that, I am no preacher, I am nothing special, but, an average man. Personally, I am from the bottom of the society, Tamil speaking 'Adhi-Dravida' community in Tamil Nadu, India. Father was Head-master of a municipal Higher Secondary School, passed at the age of 50 (05/05/1922 – 03/07/1972). Mother was a Teacher in a Municipal Higher Secondary School, passed after her retirement (08/04/1927 – 17/12/1993). Now I am living in New Delhi, India.

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