Success And Hard Work

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Ecclesiastes 4:4

Then I saw that all painful effort in labor and all skill in work comes from man's rivalry with his neighbor. This is also vanity, a vain striving after the wind and a feeding on it.

Ecclesiastes 4:6

Better is a handful with quietness than both hands full with painful effort, a vain striving after the wind and a feeding on it.

Ecclesiastes 10:10

If the ax is dull and the man does not whet the edge, he must put forth more strength; but wisdom helps him to succeed.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for there is no work or device or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol (the place of the dead), where you are going.

Ecclesiastes 2:24

There is nothing better for a man than that he should eat and drink and make himself enjoy good in his labor. Even this, I have seen, is from the hand of God.

Ecclesiastes 4:9

Two are better than one, because they have a good [more satisfying] reward for their labor;

Ecclesiastes 11:6

In the morning sow your seed, and in the evening withhold not your hands, for you know not which shall prosper, whether this or that, or whether both alike will be good.

Ecclesiastes 2:18

And I hated all my labor in which I had toiled under the sun, seeing that I must leave it to the man who will succeed me.

Job 5:12

He frustrates the devices of the crafty, so that their hands cannot perform their enterprise or anything of [lasting] worth.

1 Corinthians 3:8

He who plants and he who waters are equal (one in aim, of the same importance and esteem), yet each shall receive his own reward (wages), according to his own labor.

Ecclesiastes 2:22

For what has a man left from all his labor and from the striving and vexation of his heart in which he has toiled under the sun?

Genesis 39:2

But the Lord was with Joseph, and he [though a slave] was a successful and prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian.

Ecclesiastes 2:21

For here is a man whose labor is with wisdom and knowledge and skill; yet to a man who has not toiled for it he must leave it all as his portion. This also is vanity (emptiness, falsity, and futility) and a great evil!

Jeremiah 29:7

And seek (inquire for, require, and request) the peace and welfare of the city to which I have caused you to be carried away captive; and pray to the Lord for it, for in the welfare of [the city in which you live] you will have welfare.

Proverbs 13:15

Good understanding wins favor, but the way of the transgressor is hard [like the barren, dry soil or the impassable swamp].

Exodus 1:14

They made their lives bitter with hard service in mortar, brick, and all kinds of work in the field. All their service was with harshness and severity.

Psalm 128:2

For you shall eat [the fruit] of the labor of your hands; happy (blessed, fortunate, enviable) shall you be, and it shall be well with you.

Ecclesiastes 2:11

Then I looked on all that my hands had done and the labor I had spent in doing it, and behold, all was vanity and a striving after the wind and a feeding on it, and there was no profit under the sun.

Isaiah 49:4

Then I said, I have labored in vain, I have spent my strength for nothing and in empty futility; yet surely my right is with the Lord, and my recompense is with my God.

John 4:38

I sent you to reap a crop for which you have not toiled. Other men have labored and you have stepped in to reap the results of their work.

Luke 5:5

And Simon (Peter) answered, Master, we toiled all night [ exhaustingly] and caught nothing [in our nets]. But on the ground of Your word, I will lower the nets [again].

Psalm 65:11

You crown the year with Your bounty and goodness, and the tracks of Your [chariot wheels] drip with fatness.

2 Chronicles 31:21

And every work that he began in the service of the house of God, in keeping with the law and the commandments to seek his God [inquiring of and yearning for Him], he did with all his heart, and he prospered.

Isaiah 14:3

When the Lord has given you rest from your sorrow and pain and from your trouble and unrest and from the hard service with which you were made to serve,

Acts 5:39

But if it is of God, you will not be able to stop or overthrow or destroy them; you might even be found fighting against God!

Proverbs 13:22

A good man leaves an inheritance [of moral stability and goodness] to his children's children, and the wealth of the sinner [finds its way eventually] into the hands of the righteous, for whom it was laid up.

Genesis 11:6

And the Lord said, Behold, they are one people and they have all one language; and this is only the beginning of what they will do, and now nothing they have imagined they can do will be impossible for them.

Ezekiel 3:8

Behold, I have made your face strong and hard against their faces and your forehead strong and hard against their foreheads.

Deuteronomy 24:19

When you reap your harvest in your field and have forgotten a sheaf in the field, you shall not go back to get it; it shall be for the stranger and the sojourner, the fatherless, and the widow, that the Lord your God may bless you in all the work of your hands.

Proverbs 12:28

Life is in the way of righteousness (moral and spiritual rectitude in every area and relation), and in its pathway there is no death but immortality (perpetual, eternal life).

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