Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Thessalonians 3:12
Now with the authority of the Lord Jesus Christ we charge and exhort such people to keep quiet and do their work and earn their own living.
Give us today bread for the day,
and as they practiced the same trade, he stayed with them, and they worked together, for they were tent-makers.
You know well enough that these hands of mine provided for my needs and my companions.
1 Corinthians 4:12
we have worked with our hands for a living. When people abuse us, we bless them, when they persecute us, we put up with it,
2 Corinthians 11:9
And when I was with you and wanted money, I did not burden any of you, for when the brothers came from Macedonia they supplied what I needed. So I kept myself, as I shall always do, from being a burden to you in any way.
1 Thessalonians 4:11
in striving to live quietly and mind your own affairs, and work with your hands, as we directed you,