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 until 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 desires, and attains nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
Proverbs 20:4
The sluggard will not plow by reason of the cold; therefore he shall beg in harvest and have nothing.
Proverbs 21:25
The desire of the slothful kills him; for his hands refuse to labour.
Proverbs 24:30
I went by the field of the slothful and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding,
1 Thessalonians 4:11
and that ye procure to be quiet and to do your business and to work with your hands, as we commanded you,

General references

Exodus 5:17
And he replied, Ye are idle, ye are idle, therefore ye say, Let us go and sacrifice unto the LORD.
Psalm 104:23
Man goes forth unto his work and to his labour until the evening.
1 Thessalonians 4:2
For ye already know what commandments we gave you by the Lord Jesus.