Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Bible References

That

Genesis 3:19
in the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.
Proverbs 13:4
The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing; But the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
Proverbs 20:4
The sluggard will not plow by reason of the winter; Therefore he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.
Proverbs 21:25
The desire of the sluggard killeth 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 that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your hands, even as we charged you;

General references

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