Ye yourselves know that these hands served my needs, and to those who were with me.
And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them, and was working, for they were of the tentmakers craft.
And having sent into Macedonia two of those who help him, Timothy and Erastus, he himself stayed in Asia for a while.
And we toil, working with our own hands. Being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we endure;
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.
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.