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29 Bible Verses about Industry

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Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever the activity in which you engage, do it with all your ability, because there is no work, no planning, no learning, and no wisdom in the next world where you're going.

Genesis 3:23

therefore the LORD God expelled the man from the garden of Eden so he would work the ground from which he had been taken.

Exodus 20:10

but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. You are not to do any work neither you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your livestock, nor any foreigner who lives among you

Proverbs 31:13

She seeks out wool and flax, working with eager hands.

Acts 20:34

You yourselves know that I worked with my own hands to support myself and those who were with me.

Proverbs 24:30-31

I went by the field belonging to a lazy man, by a vineyard belonging to a senseless person. There it was, overgrown with thistles, the ground covered with thorns, its stone wall collapsed.

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you lazy man! Observe its ways and become wise. It has no commander, officer, or ruler, but prepares its provisions in the summer and gathers its food in the harvest.

Proverbs 27:23-27

Keep well informed of the condition of your flocks and pay attention to your herds, because riches don't endure forever, and crowns don't last from one generation to the next. When the grass disappears, and new growth appears, the mountain spices will be harvested,read more.
the lambs will supply your clothing, and your goats the price of a field. You will have enough goat's milk to drink and to supply your household needs, as well as sustenance for your servant girls.

2 Thessalonians 3:10-12

While we were with you, we gave this order: "If anyone doesn't want to work, he shouldn't eat." We hear that some of you are living in idleness. You are not busy working you are busy interfering in other people's lives! We order and encourage such people by the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, to do their work quietly and to earn their own living.

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Business life » Fidelity » Industry

Industry » Commended

Industry » Commanded

Industry » Requisite to supply » Our own wants

Acts 20:34

You yourselves know that I worked with my own hands to support myself and those who were with me.

Industry » Characteristic of Godly women

Proverbs 31:13-31

She seeks out wool and flax, working with eager hands. She is like a seagoing ship that brings her food from far away. She rises while it is still night, preparing meals for her family and providing for her women servants. read more.
She evaluates a field and purchases it; from the proceeds she plants a vineyard. She clothes herself with fortitude, and fortifies her arms with strength. She is confident that her profits are sufficient. Her lamp does not go out at night. She works with her own hands on her clothes her hands work the sewing spindle. She reaches out to the poor, opening her hands to those in need. She is unafraid of winter's effect on her household, because all of them are warmly clothed. She creates her own bedding, using fine linen and violet cloth. Her husband is well known; he sits among the leaders of the land. She designs and sells linen garments, supplying accessories to clothiers. Strength and dignity are her garments; she smiles about the future. She speaks wisely, teaching with gracious love. She looks discretely to the affairs of her household, and she is never lazy. Her children stand up and encourage her, as does her husband, who praises her: "Many women have done wonderful things," he says, "but you surpass all of them!" Charm is deceitful and beauty fades; but a woman who fears the LORD will be praised. Reward her for her work let her actions result in public praise.

Industry » Exemplified

Acts 18:3

and because they had the same trade he stayed with them. They worked together because they were tentmakers by trade.

Industry » Requisite to supply » Wants of others

Industry » Instances of » Paul

Acts 18:3

and because they had the same trade he stayed with them. They worked together because they were tentmakers by trade.

Acts 20:33-34

I never desired anyone's silver, gold, or clothes. You yourselves know that I worked with my own hands to support myself and those who were with me.

2 Thessalonians 3:8

We did not eat anyone's food without paying for it. Instead, with toil and labor we worked night and day in order not to be a burden to any of you.

Industry » The slothful devoid of

Proverbs 24:30-31

I went by the field belonging to a lazy man, by a vineyard belonging to a senseless person. There it was, overgrown with thistles, the ground covered with thorns, its stone wall collapsed.

Industry » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 16:11

Then Samuel told Jesse, "Are these all the young men?" He said, "There yet remains the youngest one, and right now he's tending the sheep." Samuel told Jesse, "Send someone to get him, for we won't do anything else until he arrives here."

Industry » Leads to » Affection of relatives

Industry » Leads to » Increase of substance

Industry » Leads to » General commendation

Industry » Early rising necessary to

Industry » Illustrated

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you lazy man! Observe its ways and become wise. It has no commander, officer, or ruler, but prepares its provisions in the summer and gathers its food in the harvest.

Industry » Exemplified » Jeroboam

1 Kings 11:28

Jeroboam was a valiant soldier, and because Solomon observed that the young man was able to get things done, he set him in charge over all of the conscripted labor from the household of Joseph.

Industry » Exemplified » Jewish elders

Ezra 6:14-15

And so the Jewish leaders continued their building, and prospered because of the prophecies of Haggai the prophet and Iddo's son Zechariah. They completed the rebuilding in accordance with the commandment from the God of Israel and the edicts of Cyrus, Darius, and Artaxerxes, king of Persia. The Temple was completed on the third day of the month Adar during the sixth year of the reign of King Darius.

Industry » Exemplified » Rachel

Genesis 29:9

While he was still talking with them, Rachel arrived with her father's sheep, since she was a shepherdess.

Industry » Exemplified » jacob

Industry » Required of man in a state of innocence

Industry » To be suspended on the sabbath

Exodus 20:10

but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. You are not to do any work neither you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your livestock, nor any foreigner who lives among you

Industry » Required of man after the fall

Genesis 3:23

therefore the LORD God expelled the man from the garden of Eden so he would work the ground from which he had been taken.

Industry » Exemplified » Jethro's daughters

Exodus 2:10

After the child had grown older, she brought him to Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. She named him Moses, because she said, "I drew him out of the water."

Industry » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:2-3

Ruth the Moabite told Naomi, "Please allow me to go out to the fields and glean grain behind anyone who shows me kindness." So Naomi replied, "Go ahead, my daughter." So she went out, proceeded to the field, and gleaned behind the harvesters. And it happened that she came to the portion of land belonging to Boaz, of the family of Elimelech.

Industry » Instances of » Jeroboam

1 Kings 11:28

Jeroboam was a valiant soldier, and because Solomon observed that the young man was able to get things done, he set him in charge over all of the conscripted labor from the household of Joseph.

Industry » Exemplified » Dorcas

Acts 9:39

So Peter got up and went with them. When he arrived, they took him upstairs. All the widows gathered around Peter, crying and showing him all the shirts and coats Dorcas had made while she was still with them.

Paul » Characteristics of » Industry

Acts 20:34

You yourselves know that I worked with my own hands to support myself and those who were with me.

Rose » Ruth , the woman of constancy, characteristics of » Industry

Ruth 2:23

So Ruth continued to stay close to the young women who worked for Boaz, gathering grain until both the barley and wheat harvests were complete, all the while living with her mother-in-law.

Ruth 2:6-7

The foreman of the harvesters answered, "She is the Moabite who came back with Naomi from the country of Moab. She asked us, "Please allow me to glean what's left of the grain behind the harvesters.' So she came out and has continued working from dawn until now, except for a short time in a shelter."

Ruth » Industry

Ruth 2:23

So Ruth continued to stay close to the young women who worked for Boaz, gathering grain until both the barley and wheat harvests were complete, all the while living with her mother-in-law.

Ruth 2:6-7

The foreman of the harvesters answered, "She is the Moabite who came back with Naomi from the country of Moab. She asked us, "Please allow me to glean what's left of the grain behind the harvesters.' So she came out and has continued working from dawn until now, except for a short time in a shelter."

Virtues » Industry » Commended

Virtues » Industry » Examples of

Acts 18:3

and because they had the same trade he stayed with them. They worked together because they were tentmakers by trade.

1 Kings 11:28

Jeroboam was a valiant soldier, and because Solomon observed that the young man was able to get things done, he set him in charge over all of the conscripted labor from the household of Joseph.

Ruth 2:17

So Ruth gathered grain out in the field until dusk, and then threshed what she had gathered about a week's supply of barley.

physical Work » Business life » Industry » Examples of

Acts 18:3

and because they had the same trade he stayed with them. They worked together because they were tentmakers by trade.

1 Kings 11:28

Jeroboam was a valiant soldier, and because Solomon observed that the young man was able to get things done, he set him in charge over all of the conscripted labor from the household of Joseph.

Ruth 2:17

So Ruth gathered grain out in the field until dusk, and then threshed what she had gathered about a week's supply of barley.

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Industry, Examples Of

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As it was, I was attacked by drought during the day and by cold at night. I never got any decent rest.

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