This was [my lot]; by day the heat consumed me and by night the cold, and I could not sleep.
So she gleaned in the field until evening. Then she beat out what she had gleaned. It was about an ephah of barley.
1 Kings 11:28
The man Jeroboam was a mighty man of courage. Solomon, seeing that the young man was industrious, put him in charge over all the [forced] labor of the house of Joseph.
So we labored at the work while half of them held the spears from dawn until the stars came out.
She looks well to how things go in her household, and the bread of idleness (gossip, discontent, and self-pity) she will not eat.
And because he was of the same occupation, he stayed with them; and they worked [together], for they were tentmakers by trade.
1 Corinthians 4:12
And we still toil unto weariness [for our living], working hard with our own hands. When men revile us [ wound us with an accursed sting], we bless them. When we are persecuted, we take it patiently and endure it.