5803 carelessness

5803 carelessness

A lack of attention to one’s thoughts and deeds, or a failure to give adequate thought to the consequences of one’s actions, often leading to distressing results.

Carelessness in speech

Lev 5:4 See also Pr 20:25; Ecc 5:2,6; Mt 12:36

Warnings against carelessness in actions

Ex 21:33-34 See also Ex 21:22-25,28-29,35-36; Ex 22:5; Lev 5:2-3; Nu 35:22-24

Unintentional sins resulting from carelessness

By the nation Lev 4:13 See also Nu 15:22-26

By an individual Lev 4:27 See also Lev 4:2-3,22-23; Nu 15:27-28; Nu 35:22-24

Examples of carelessness

Careless speech Jdg 11:30-35 See also Ge 25:29-34; Mt 14:6-11 pp Mk 6:21-28

Careless actions and omissions Mt 7:26-27 pp Lk 6:49 See also Mt 25:1-13

See also

5025killing
5430oaths, human
5444pledges
5575talk, idle
5741vows
5802care
5810complacency
5925rashness
8755folly
8783neglect

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