nor did we eat bread gratis from any man, but in labor and toil, working night and day in order not to burden any of you.
And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and was working, for they were of the tentmakers craft.
For ye remember, brothers, our labor and the hardship. For, laboring night and day in order not to burden any of you, we preached to you the good-news of God.
And we toil, working with our own hands. Being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;
And being present with you, and when needy, I was a burden to no man. For the brothers who came from Macedonia, they supplied my need. And in everything I kept, and I will keep myself non-burdensome to you.
Let the man who steals steal no more, but rather let him labor, working with his hands the good, so that he may have to give to him who has need.
and to aspire to live quietly, and to do your own things, and to work with your own hands, just as we commanded you,
Now to such men we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that, working with quietness, they should eat their own bread.