Let the man who steals steal no more, but rather let him labor, working with his hands the good, so that he may have to give to him who has need.
and to aspire to live quietly, and to do your own things, and to work with your own hands, just as we commanded you,
For we hear of some who walk among you disorderly, not working at all, but being busybodies.
Thou shall not covet thy neighbor's house. Thou shall not covet thy neighbor's wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is thy neighbor's.
And he who steals a man, and sells him, or if he be found in his hand, he shall surely be put to death.
Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished, but he who gathers by labor shall have increase.
He who covers his transgressions shall not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them shall obtain mercy.
lest I be full, and deny [thee], and say, Who is LORD? or lest I be poor, and steal, and use the name of my God profanely.
Will ye steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense to Baal, and walk after other gods that ye have not known,
There is nothing but swearing and breaking faith, and killing, and stealing, and committing adultery. They break out, and blood touches blood.
Then he said to me, This is the curse that goes forth over the face of the whole land. For everyone who steals shall be cut off on the one side according to it, and everyone who swears shall be cut off on the other side according t
Bring forth therefore fruits worthy of repentance, and do not begin to say within yourselves, We have a father, Abraham. For I say to you, that God is able from these stones to raise up children to Abraham.
And the crowds questioned him, saying, What then shall we do?
And having stood, Zacchaeus said to the Lord, Behold, half of the things possessed by me, Lord, I give to the poor. And if I defrauded any man of anything, I repay fourfold.
And having looked up, he saw the rich casting their gifts into the treasury.
Now he said this, not because it was a concern to him about the poor, but because he was a thief, and he had the purse and removed things that were put in.
For some thought, since Judas had the purse, that Jesus said to him, Buy what things we have need of for the feast, or that he should give something to the poor.
Ye yourselves know that these hands served my needs, and to those who were with me.
sharing for the needs of the sanctified, pursuing love for strangers.
nor greedy men, nor thieves, nor drunkards, nor the slanderous, nor the predatory will inherit the kingdom of God.
that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy, even from the depth of their poverty, abounded for the wealth of their generosity,
For if the willingness is present, it is acceptable to the extent if some man has, not to the extent he does not have.
Because the service of this ministry is not only supplying the needs of the sanctified, but also abounding through many thanksgivings to God
So then as we have time, let us work what is good toward all men, and especially toward those belonging to a household of the faith.
Now we command you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, for you to withdraw from every brother who walks disorderly and not according to the tradition, which they received from us.
to do good, to be rich in good works, to be generous, willing to share,