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:

Bible References


2 Thessalonians 3:12
Now we command and exhort such people by the Lord Jesus Christ that quietly working, they may eat their own food.
Proverbs 31:27
She watches over the activities of her household
and is never idle.
Matthew 6:11
Give us today our daily bread.


Acts 18:3
and being of the same occupation, stayed with them and worked, for they were tentmakers by trade.
Acts 20:34
You yourselves know that these hands have provided for my needs and for those who were with me.
1 Corinthians 4:12
we labor, working with our own hands. When we are reviled, we bless; when we are persecuted, we endure it;
2 Corinthians 11:9
When I was present with you and in need, I did not burden anyone, for the brothers who came from Macedonia supplied my needs. I have kept myself, and will keep myself, from burdening you in any way.
1 Thessalonians 4:11
to seek to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you,

General references

Deuteronomy 2:6
You may purchase food from them with silver, so that you may eat, and buy water from them to drink.
Psalm 104:23
Man goes out to his work
and to his labor until evening.
Ecclesiastes 3:10
I have seen the task that God has given people to keep them occupied.

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