Most Relevant Verses
For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.
But if any provide not for his own, and especially for those of his own house, he has denied the faith, and is worse than an unbeliever.
And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to work it and to keep it.
A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behavior, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
And that you study to be quiet, and to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you; That you may walk honestly toward them that are outside, and that you may have lack of nothing.
And he went up from there unto Beth-el: and as he was going up by the way, there came forth youths out of the city, and mocked him, and said unto him, Go up, you bald head; go up, you bald head. And he turned back, and looked on them, and cursed them in the name of the LORD. And there came forth two she bears out of the wood, and tore forty and two of the youths.
Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him. Add not unto his words, lest he reprove you, and you be found a liar.
And whatsoever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;
See you a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before obscure men.
Send me now therefore a man skillful to work in gold, and in silver, and in bronze, and in iron, and in purple, and crimson, and blue, and that has skill to engrave with the skillful men that are with me in Judah and in Jerusalem, whom David my father did provide.
I must work the works of him that sent me, while it is day: the night comes, when no man can work.
And her mother-in-law said unto her, Where have you gleaned today? and where did you work? blessed be he that did take knowledge of you. And she showed her mother-in-law with whom she had worked, and said, The man's name with whom I worked today is Boaz.
What profit has he that works in that in which he labors?