Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
2 Thessalonians 3:12
Such we charge and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that they work quietly and earn their own bread.
give us this day our daily bread;
and as he was of the same trade, he staid and worked with them: for they were tent-makers.
and ye yourselves know that these hands have ministred to my necessities, and to those that were with me.
1 Corinthians 4:12
and we labour working with our own hands. When we are reviled, we bless: when persecuted, we bear it: when defamed, we intreat.
2 Corinthians 11:9
And when I was present among you, and in want, I was chargeable to no one. For the brethren that came from Macedonia supplied my want: and in every thing I have kept myself from being burdensome to you, and so I will keep myself.
1 Thessalonians 4:11
and endeavour to be quiet, and mind your own affairs, and work with your own hands,