Most Relevant Verses
In fact, when we were with you, this is what we commanded you: “If anyone isn’t willing to work, he should not eat.”
But if anyone does not provide for his own, that is his own household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
The Lord God took the man and placed him in the garden of Eden to work it and watch over it.
An overseer, therefore, must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, self-controlled, sensible, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher,
to seek to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you, so that you may walk properly in the presence of outsiders and not be dependent on anyone.
From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking up the path, some small boys came out of the city and harassed him, chanting, “Go up, baldy! Go up, baldy!” He turned around, looked at them, and cursed them in the name of the Lord. Then two female bears came out of the woods and mauled 42 of the children.
Every word of God is pure;
He is a shield to those who take refuge in Him. Don’t add to His words,
or He will rebuke you, and you will be proved a liar.
Whatever you do, do it enthusiastically, as something done for the Lord and not for men,
Do you see a man skilled in his work?
He will stand in the presence of kings.
He will not stand in the presence of unknown men.
Therefore, send me a craftsman who is skilled in engraving to work with gold, silver, bronze, and iron, and with purple, crimson, and blue yarn. He will work with the craftsmen who are with me in Judah and Jerusalem, appointed by my father David.
We must do the works of Him who sent Me while it is day. Night is coming when no one can work.
Then her mother-in-law said to her, “Where did you gather barley today, and where did you work? May the Lord bless the man who noticed you.”Ruth told her mother-in-law about the men she had worked with and said, “The name of the man I worked with today is Boaz.”
What does the worker gain from his struggles?