23 Bible Verses about Men Working
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For even when we were with you, we used to give you this command: "If anyone is not willing to work, neither should he eat."
But if someone does not provide for his own, especially his own family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
The Lord God took the man and placed him in the orchard in Eden to care for it and to maintain it.
The overseer then must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, an able teacher,
to aspire to lead a quiet life, to attend to your own business, and to work with your hands, as we commanded you. In this way you will live a decent life before outsiders and not be in need.
He went up from there to Bethel. As he was traveling up the road, some young boys came out of the city and made fun of him, saying, "Go on up, baldy! Go on up, baldy!" When he turned around and saw them, he called God's judgment down on them. Two female bears came out of the woods and ripped forty-two of the boys to pieces.
The lazy person does not roast his prey, but personal possessions are precious to the diligent.
Every word of God is purified; he is like a shield for those who take refuge in him. Do not add to his words, lest he reprove you, and prove you to be a liar.
Whatever you are doing, work at it with enthusiasm, as to the Lord and not for people,
Then there will be two men in the field; one will be taken and one left.
Do you see a person skilled in his work? He will take his position before kings; he will not take his position before obscure people.
"What do you think? A man had two sons. He went to the first and said, 'Son, go and work in the vineyard today.'
"Now send me a man who is skilled in working with gold, silver, bronze, and iron, as well as purple, crimson, and violet colored fabrics, and who knows how to engrave. He will work with my skilled craftsmen here in Jerusalem and Judah, whom my father David provided.
He causes everyone to stop working, so that all people may know his work.
We must perform the deeds of the one who sent me as long as it is daytime. Night is coming when no one can work.
Her mother-in-law asked her, "Where did you gather grain today? Where did you work? May the one who took notice of you be rewarded!" So Ruth told her mother-in-law with whom she had worked. She said, "The name of the man with whom I worked today is Boaz."
What does a man acquire from all his labor and from the anxiety that accompanies his toil on earth?
What benefit can a worker gain from his toil?
Obey with enthusiasm, as though serving the Lord and not people,
Now such people we command and urge in the Lord Jesus Christ to work quietly and so provide their own food to eat.
But then an old man passed by, returning at the end of the day from his work in the field. The man was from the Ephraimite hill country; he was living temporarily in Gibeah. (The residents of the town were Benjaminites.)
You also have available many workers, including stonecutters, masons, carpenters, and an innumerable array of workers who are skilled