Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;

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And to do

Mark 13:34
like a man abroad, having left his house, and having given authority to his bondmen, and to each man his work, and commanded the doorkeeper that he should watch.
Luke 12:42
And the Lord said, Who then is the faithful and wise manager whom his lord will appoint over his service to give the provision on time?
Romans 12:4
For just as we have many body-parts in one body, and all the body-parts have not the same function,
Colossians 3:22
Bondmen, obey in all things those masters according to flesh, not in eye-service as men-pleasers, but in simplicity of heart, fearing God.
2 Thessalonians 3:11
For we hear of some who walk among you disorderly, not working at all, but being busybodies.
1 Timothy 5:13
And also at the same time they learn to be idle, roving the houses, and not only idle, but also babbling and meddlesome, speaking things that they ought not.
Titus 2:4
so that they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children,
1 Peter 4:10
As each has received a gift, serving it for yourselves, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.

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Proverbs 31:27
She looks well to the ways of her household, and does not eat the bread of idleness.
Isaiah 19:15
Neither shall there be for Egypt any work, which head or tail, palm-branch or rush, may do.