Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
So the Lord cut off Israel's head and tail, both the shoots and stalk in one day.
You will eat what you worked so hard to grow. You will be blessed and secure.
In all hard work there is profit, but merely talking about it only brings poverty.
When the fig tree does not bud, and there are no grapes on the vines; when the olive trees do not produce, and the fields yield no crops; when the sheep disappear from the pen, and there are no cattle in the stalls,
Moreover, I have called for a drought that will affect the fields, the hill country, the grain, new wine, fresh olive oil, and everything that grows from the ground; it also will harm people, animals, and everything they produce.'"
1 Thessalonians 4:11
to aspire to lead a quiet life, to attend to your own business, and to work with your hands, as we commanded you.