Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

General references

Bible References


2 Thessalonians 3:6
Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you keep away from every brother who leads an unruly life and not according to the tradition which you received from us.

That with

Genesis 49:14
“Issachar is a strong donkey,
Lying down between the sheepfolds.
Proverbs 17:1
Better is a dry morsel and quietness with it
Than a house full of feasting with strife.
Ecclesiastes 4:6
One hand full of rest is better than two fists full of labor and striving after wind.
Ephesians 4:28
He who steals must steal no longer; but rather he must labor, performing with his own hands what is good, so that he will have something to share with one who has need.
1 Thessalonians 4:11
and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life and attend to your own business and work with your hands, just as we commanded you,
1 Timothy 2:2
for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet life in all godliness and dignity.


2 Thessalonians 3:8
nor did we eat anyone’s bread without paying for it, but with labor and hardship we kept working night and day so that we would not be a burden to any of you;
Luke 11:3
‘Give us each day our daily bread.

General references

Psalm 104:23
Man goes forth to his work
And to his labor until evening.
Matthew 6:11
Give us this day our daily bread.