Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
thorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;
And again she bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.
and he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us in our work and in the toil of our hands, which cometh because of the ground which Jehovah hath cursed.
The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life; But violence covereth the mouth of the wicked.
He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread; But he that followeth after vain persons is void of understanding.
Moreover the profit of the earth is for all: the king himself is served by the field.
Doth he that ploweth to sow plow continually? doth he continually open and harrow his ground?
And what man is there that hath planted a vineyard, and hath not used the fruit thereof? let him go and return unto his house, lest he die in the battle, and another man use the fruit thereof.
Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build a house, and thou shalt not dwell therein: thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not use the fruit thereof.
I went by the field of the sluggard, And by the vineyard of the man void of understanding;
Song of Songs 1:6
Look not upon me, because I am swarthy, Because the sun hath scorched me. My mother's sons were incensed against me; They made me keeper of the vineyards; But mine own vineyard have I not kept.
1 Corinthians 9:7
What soldier ever serveth at his own charges? who planteth a vineyard, and eateth not the fruit thereof? Or who feedeth a flock, and eateth not of the milk of the flock?