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 shalt thou eat bread, until thou return to the ground: for out of it wast thou taken. For dust thou art; and unto dust shalt thou return.
Proverbs 13:4
A sluggard's soul desireth and hath nothing; but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
Proverbs 20:4
The sluggard will not plough by reason of the winter; he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.
Proverbs 21:25
The desire of the sluggard killeth him; for his hands refuse to work:
Proverbs 24:30
I went by the field of a sluggard, and by the vineyard of a man void of understanding;
1 Thessalonians 4:11
and to seek earnestly to be quiet and mind your own affairs, and work with your own hands, even as we charged you,

General references

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