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29 Bible Verses about Industry

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Proverbs 28:19

He that tills his land shall be filled with bread, but he that follows after vain persons shall be filled with poverty.

Exodus 20:10

but the seventh day shall be the sabbath of the LORD thy God; in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manslave, nor thy maidslave, nor thy beast, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates;

Proverbs 31:13

Daleth She sought wool and flax and worked willingly with her hands.

Acts 20:34

Moreover, ye yourselves know that these hands have ministered unto my necessities and to those that were with me.

Proverbs 24:30-31

I went by the field of the slothful and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding, and, behold, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered its face, and its stone wall was broken down.

Proverbs 31:31

Tau Give her of the fruit of her hands, and let her own works praise her in the gates.

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise, Who having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provides her food in the summer and gathers her food in the harvest.

Proverbs 27:23-27

Be thou diligent to know the countenance of thy sheep, and put thy heart into thy herds. For riches are not for ever, and does the crown endure to every generation? The tender grass shows itself, and the hay appears, and the herbs of the mountains are reaped.read more.
The lambs are for thy clothing, and the goats are for the price of the field. And thou shalt have goats' milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, and for the maintenance of thy maidens.

2 Thessalonians 3:10-12

For even when we were with you, this we declared unto you, that if anyone desires not to work neither should he eat. For we hear that there are some who walk among you out of order, not working at all, but are busybodies. Now those that are such, we charge and exhort in our Lord Jesus Christ, that working with quietness, they eat their bread.

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Business life » Fidelity » Industry

Industry » Commended

Industry » Commanded

Industry » Requisite to supply » Our own wants

Acts 20:34

Moreover, ye yourselves know that these hands have ministered unto my necessities and to those that were with me.

Industry » Characteristic of Godly women

Proverbs 31:13-31

Daleth She sought wool and flax and worked willingly with her hands. He She was like the merchants' ships; she brings her food from afar. Vau She rose up even at night and gave food to her family and a portion to her maidens. read more.
Zain She considered the inheritance and bought it; with the fruit of her hands she planted a vineyard. Cheth She girded her loins with strength and strengthened her arms. Teth She perceived that her merchandise was good; her fire did not go out by night. Jod She laid her hands to the spindle, and her hands held the distaff. Caph She stretched out her hand to the poor; yea, she reached forth her hands to the destitute. Lamed She shall not be afraid of the snow for her family, for all her family is clothed with double garments. Mem She makes herself tapestries; her clothing is of fine linen and purple. Nun Her husband is known in the gates when he sits among the elders of the land. Samech She made fine linen and sold it and delivered girdles unto the merchant. Ain Strength and glory is her clothing, and she shall laugh in the last day. Pe She opened her mouth with wisdom, and the law of mercy is upon her tongue. Tzaddi She looks well to the ways of her household and does not eat bread in idleness. Koph Her sons rose up and called her blessed; her husband also, and he praised her. Resh Many daughters have done valiantly, but thou dost excel them all. Schin Grace is deceitful, and beauty is vain, but the woman that fears the LORD shall be praised. Tau Give her of the fruit of her hands, and let her own works praise her in the gates.

Industry » Exemplified

Acts 18:3

And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them and worked, for by their occupation they were tentmakers.

Industry » Requisite to supply » Wants of others

Industry » Instances of » Paul

Acts 18:3

And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them and worked, for by their occupation they were tentmakers.

Acts 20:33-34

I have coveted no one's silver or gold or apparel. Moreover, ye yourselves know that these hands have ministered unto my necessities and to those that were with me.

2 Thessalonians 3:8

neither did we eat any man's bread for nought, but working with labour and travail night and day, that we might not be a burden to any of you,

Industry » The slothful devoid of

Proverbs 24:30-31

I went by the field of the slothful and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding, and, behold, it was all grown over with thorns, and nettles had covered its face, and its stone wall was broken down.

Industry » Exemplified » David

1 Samuel 16:11

And Samuel said unto Jesse, Are all thy young men here? And he said, There remains yet the youngest, and, behold, he keeps the sheep. And Samuel said unto Jesse, Send for him, for we will not sit down to the table until he comes here.

Industry » Leads to » Affection of relatives

Industry » Leads to » Increase of substance

Industry » Leads to » General commendation

Proverbs 31:31

Tau Give her of the fruit of her hands, and let her own works praise her in the gates.

Industry » Early rising necessary to

Industry » Illustrated

Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise, Who having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provides her food in the summer and gathers her food in the harvest.

Industry » Exemplified » Jeroboam

1 Kings 11:28

And the man Jeroboam was a mighty man of valour, and Solomon, seeing that the young man was industrious, he made him ruler over all the charge of the house of Joseph.

Industry » Exemplified » Jewish elders

Ezra 6:14-15

And the elders of the Jews built, and they prospered according to the prophecy of Haggai, the prophet, and Zechariah, the son of Iddo. They built and finished it, according to the commandment of the God of Israel and according to the commandment of Cyrus and of Darius and of Artaxerxes, king of Persia. And this house was finished on the third day of the month Adar, which was in the sixth year of the reign of Darius, the king.

Industry » Exemplified » Rachel

Genesis 29:9

And while he yet spoke with them, Rachel came with her father's sheep, for she was the pastor.

Industry » Exemplified » jacob

Genesis 31:6

And ye know that with all my strength I have served your father.

Industry » Required of man in a state of innocence

Industry » To be suspended on the sabbath

Exodus 20:10

but the seventh day shall be the sabbath of the LORD thy God; in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manslave, nor thy maidslave, nor thy beast, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates;

Industry » Required of man after the fall

Industry » Exemplified » Jethro's daughters

Exodus 2:10

And when the child grew, she brought him unto Pharaoh's daughter, and he became her son. And she called his name Moses, for she said, Because I drew him out of the water.

Industry » Exemplified » Ruth

Ruth 2:2-3

And Ruth, the Moabitess, said unto Naomi, Let me now go to the field and glean ears of grain after him in whose sight I shall find grace. And she said unto her, Go, my daughter. And she went and came and gleaned in the field after the reapers, and it came to pass that her lot was to light on a part of the field belonging unto Boaz, who was of the kindred of Elimelech.

Industry » Instances of » Jeroboam

1 Kings 11:28

And the man Jeroboam was a mighty man of valour, and Solomon, seeing that the young man was industrious, he made him ruler over all the charge of the house of Joseph.

Industry » Exemplified » Dorcas

Acts 9:39

Then Peter arose and went with them. When he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas had made them while she was with them.

Paul » Characteristics of » Industry

Acts 20:34

Moreover, ye yourselves know that these hands have ministered unto my necessities and to those that were with me.

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

Ruth 2:23

So she kept close by the maidens of Boaz to glean unto the end of barley harvest and of wheat harvest and dwelt with her mother-in-law.

Ruth 2:6-7

And the servant that was set over the reapers answered and said, It is the damsel of Moab that came back with Naomi out of the fields of Moab; and she has said, I pray you, let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves; so she came and has continued from the morning until now except a short while that she was in the house.

Ruth » Industry

Ruth 2:23

So she kept close by the maidens of Boaz to glean unto the end of barley harvest and of wheat harvest and dwelt with her mother-in-law.

Ruth 2:6-7

And the servant that was set over the reapers answered and said, It is the damsel of Moab that came back with Naomi out of the fields of Moab; and she has said, I pray you, let me glean and gather after the reapers among the sheaves; so she came and has continued from the morning until now except a short while that she was in the house.

Virtues » Industry » Commended

Virtues » Industry » Examples of

Acts 18:3

And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them and worked, for by their occupation they were tentmakers.

1 Kings 11:28

And the man Jeroboam was a mighty man of valour, and Solomon, seeing that the young man was industrious, he made him ruler over all the charge of the house of Joseph.

Ruth 2:17

So she gleaned in the field until evening and beat out what she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah of barley.

physical Work » Business life » Industry » Examples of

Acts 18:3

And because he was of the same craft, he abode with them and worked, for by their occupation they were tentmakers.

1 Kings 11:28

And the man Jeroboam was a mighty man of valour, and Solomon, seeing that the young man was industrious, he made him ruler over all the charge of the house of Joseph.

Ruth 2:17

So she gleaned in the field until evening and beat out what she had gleaned, and it was about an ephah of barley.

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1;31;40

By day the drought consumed me, and by night, the frost; and my sleep departed from mine eyes.