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 hands of the diligent ones shall rule, but laziness ends in slave labor.
Proverbs 28:19
One who works his land will have an abundance of food; but one who chases fantasies will have his fill of poverty.
John 6:27
Don't work for the food which perishes, but for the food which remains to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you. For God the Father has sealed him."
Hebrews 6:10
For God is not unrighteous, so as to forget your work and the labor of love which you showed toward his name, in that you served the saints, and still do serve them.

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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.