Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom.

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Bible References

Labour

Proverbs 28:20
A faithful man shall abound with blessings; But he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be unpunished.
John 6:27
Work not for the food which perisheth, but for the food which abideth unto eternal life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him the Father, even God, hath sealed.
1 Timothy 6:8
but having food and covering we shall be therewith content.

Cease

Proverbs 3:5
Trust in Jehovah with all thy heart, And lean not upon thine own understanding:
Proverbs 26:12
Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope of a fool than of him.
Isaiah 5:21
Woe unto them that are wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!
Romans 11:25
For I would not, brethren, have you ignorant of this mystery, lest ye be wise in your own conceits, that a hardening in part hath befallen Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles be come in;
Romans 12:16
Be of the same mind one toward another. Set not your mind on high things, but condescend to things that are lowly. Be not wise in your own conceits.

General references

Genesis 34:23
Shall not their cattle and their substance and all their beasts be ours? only let us consent unto them, and they will dwell with us.
Ezekiel 28:4
by thy wisdom and by thine understanding thou hast gotten thee riches, and hast gotten gold and silver into thy treasures;