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 specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.
A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you; That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack of nothing.
And he went up from thence unto Bethel: and as he was going up by the way, there came forth little children out of the city, and mocked him, and said unto him, Go up, thou bald head; go up, thou 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 tare forty and two children of them.
Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him. Add thou not unto his words, lest he reprove thee, and thou be found a liar.
And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;
Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.
Send me now therefore a man cunning to work in gold, and in silver, and in brass, and in iron, and in purple, and crimson, and blue, and that can skill to grave with the cunning 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 cometh, when no man can work.
And her mother in law said unto her, Where hast thou gleaned to day? and where wroughtest thou? blessed be he that did take knowledge of thee. And she shewed her mother in law with whom she had wrought, and said, The man's name with whom I wrought to day is Boaz.
What profit hath he that worketh in that wherein he laboureth?