Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.

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Bible References


Proverbs 12:24
The hand of the diligent shall bear rule, but the slothful shall be put under task work.
Proverbs 28:19
He who tills his land shall have plenty of bread, but he who follows after vanity shall have poverty enough.
John 6:27
Work not for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of man will give to you, for God the Father put a seal on this man.
Hebrews 6:10
For God is not unrighteous to forget your work, and the labor of love that ye showed toward his name, having served the sanctified, and who are serving.

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Ecclesiastes 3:9
What profit has he who works in that in which he labors?
Isaiah 19:15
Neither shall there be for Egypt any work, which head or tail, palm-branch or rush, may do.