But if I live in the flesh, this is the fruit of my labour: yet what I shall choose I wot not.
For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.
Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few;
Now I would not have you ignorant, brethren, that oftentimes I purposed to come unto you, (but was let hitherto,) that I might have some fruit among you also, even as among other Gentiles.
Which is come unto you, as it is in all the world; and bringeth forth fruit, as it doth also in you, since the day ye heard of it, and knew the grace of God in truth:
That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing, being fruitful in every good work, and increasing in the knowledge of God;
Therefore said he unto them, The harvest truly is great, but the labourers are few: pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he would send forth labourers into his harvest.
What fruit had ye then in those things whereof ye are now ashamed? for the end of those things is death.
But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, ye have your fruit unto holiness, and the end everlasting life.
Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.