Idleness, Idle, Idler See also Apathy; Laziness; Procrastination; Sleep; Slothful an idle soul shall suffer hunger, Prov. 19:15. sluggard will not plow, Prov. 20:4. She … eateth not the bread of idleness, Prov. 31:27 (D&C 42:42). through idleness of the hands the house droppeth, Eccl. 10:18. Sodom … abundance of idleness was in her, Ezek. 16:49. every idle word that men shall speak, Matt. 12:36. words seemed to them as idle tales, Luke 24:11. if any would not work, neither should he eat, 2 Thes. 3:10. withal they learn to be idle, 1 Tim. 5:13. filthy people, full of idleness, 1 Ne. 12:23. they did become an idle people, full of mischief, 2 Ne. 5:24. wo unto him … that wasteth the days of his probation, 2 Ne. 9:27. rather than spend their days in idleness they would labor abundantly, Alma 24:18. refrain from idleness, Alma 38:12. Wo unto you … who will not labor with your own hands, D&C 56:17. be anxiously engaged in a good cause, D&C 58:27. Thou shalt not idle away thy time, D&C 60:13. not well pleased … for there are idlers among them, D&C 68:31. neither be idle but labor with your might, D&C 75:3. the idler shall not have place in the church, D&C 75:29. cast away your idle thoughts, D&C 88:69. Cease to be idle, D&C 88:124.