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.

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Bible References


2 Thessalonians 3:6
And we proclaim to you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, for you to shrink from every brother walking disorderly, and not according to the doctrine which he received of us.

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Genesis 49:14
Issachar, an ass; a heap of bone lying down in the midst of the tribes.
Proverbs 17:1
Good a dry morsel and peace with it, above a house full of sacrifices of contention.
Ecclesiastes 4:6
Good a hand filled with rest, above two hands full of labor and striving of spirit.
Ephesians 4:28
He stealing let him steal no more: and rather let him be wearied from fatigue, working good with the hands, that he have to impart to him having need.
1 Thessalonians 4:11
And that ye be ambitions to remain quiet, and attend to your own things, and work with your own hands, as we enjoined you;
1 Timothy 2:2
For kings, and all them being in eminence; that we may lead a gentle and quiet life, in all devotion and gravity.


2 Thessalonians 3:8
Neither ate we the bread of any as a gift; but in fatigue and toil working night and day also, not to overload any of you:
Luke 11:3
Give us our bread sufficient for sustenance by the day.

General references

Psalm 104:23
Man will go forth to his work, and to his labor even to evening.
Matthew 6:11
Give us this day our bread sufficient for sustenance.