Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Neither did we eat any man's bread for nought; but wrought with labour and travail night and day, that we might not be chargeable to any of you:
2 Thessalonians 3:12
Now to such men we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that, working with quietness, they should eat their own bread.
She looks well to the ways of her household, and does not eat the bread of idleness.
Give us this day the bread sufficient for us.
And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and was working, for they were of the tentmakers craft.
Ye yourselves know that these hands served my needs, and to those who were with me.
1 Corinthians 4:12
And we toil, working with our own hands. Being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;
2 Corinthians 11:9
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.
1 Thessalonians 4:11
and to aspire to live quietly, and to do your own things, and to work with your own hands, just as we commanded you,
Ye shall purchase food from them for money, that ye may eat, and ye shall also buy water from them for money, that ye may drink.
Man goes forth to his work and to his labor until the evening.
I have seen the travail which God has given to the sons of men to be employed therewith.