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23 Bible Verses about Hard Work

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John 4:38

I sent you to reap what you did not work for; others have labored and you have entered into their labor."

John 4:39

Now many Samaritans from that town believed in him because of the report of the woman who testified, "He told me everything I ever did."

John 4:37

For in this instance the saying is true, 'One sows and another reaps.'

Ecclesiastes 2:18

So I loathed all the fruit of my effort, for which I worked so hard on earth, because I must leave it behind in the hands of my successor.

Proverbs 5:10

lest strangers devour your strength, and your labor benefit another man's house.

1 Corinthians 7:22

For the one who was called in the Lord as a slave is the Lord's freedman. In the same way, the one who was called as a free person is Christ's slave.

Matthew 20:12

saying, 'These last fellows worked one hour, and you have made them equal to us who bore the hardship and burning heat of the day.'

Isaiah 65:22

No longer will they build a house only to have another live in it, or plant a vineyard only to have another eat its fruit, for my people will live as long as trees, and my chosen ones will enjoy to the fullest what they have produced.

2 Corinthians 8:13

For I do not say this so there would be relief for others and suffering for you, but as a matter of equality.

Ecclesiastes 5:12

The sleep of the laborer is pleasant -- whether he eats little or much -- but the wealth of the rich will not allow him to sleep.

2 Peter 3:16

speaking of these things in all his letters. Some things in these letters are hard to understand, things the ignorant and unstable twist to their own destruction, as they also do to the rest of the scriptures.

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