Physical Labour

Most Relevant Verses

Leviticus 23:3

Six days you may work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath of rest, a sacred assembly. You are not to do any work. It's a Sabbath to the LORD wherever you live.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever the activity in which you engage, do it with all your ability, because there is no work, no planning, no learning, and no wisdom in the next world where you're going.

2 Thessalonians 3:12

We order and encourage such people by the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, to do their work quietly and to earn their own living.

Ecclesiastes 1:3

What does a man gain from all of the work that he undertakes on earth?

Ecclesiastes 1:14

I observed every activity done on earth. My conclusion: all of it is pointless like chasing after the wind.

Ecclesiastes 2:11

Then I examined all of my accomplishments that I had brought about by my own efforts, including the work that I had labored so hard to complete and it was all pointless, like chasing after the wind, and there was nothing to be gained on earth.

Ecclesiastes 4:8

Consider someone who is alone, having neither son nor brother. There is no end to all of his work, and he is never satisfied with wealth. "So for whom do I work," he asks, "and deprive myself of pleasure?" This, too, is pointless and a terrible tragedy.

Ecclesiastes 5:16

This is also a painful tragedy: However a person comes, he also departs; so what does he gain as he labors after the wind?

Isaiah 55:2

Why spend your money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good, and let your soul delight itself in rich food.

Habakkuk 2:13

Is it not because of the LORD of the Heavenly Armies that people grow tired putting out fires, and nations weary themselves over nothing?

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