Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.

Bible References


Genesis 3:19
In the sweat of thy face thou shall eat bread, till thou return to the ground, for out of it thou were taken. For thou are dust, and to dust thou shall return.
Proverbs 13:4
The soul of the sluggard desires, and has nothing, but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
Proverbs 20:4
The sluggard will not plow because of the winter. Therefore he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.
Proverbs 21:25
The desire of the sluggard kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.
Proverbs 24:30
I went by the field of the sluggard, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding.
1 Thessalonians 4:11
and to aspire to live quietly, and to do your own things, and to work with your own hands, just as we commanded you,

General references

Exodus 5:17
But he said, Ye are idle, ye are idle. Therefore ye say, Let us go and sacrifice to LORD.
Psalm 104:23
Man goes forth to his work and to his labor until the evening.
1 Thessalonians 4:2
For ye know what commandments we gave you through the Lord Jesus.