The Fact Of Toil
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And to Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened to the voice of thy wife, and eaten of the tree of which I commanded thee saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed be the ground on thy account; with toil shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, until thou return to the ground: for out of it wast thou taken. For dust thou art; and unto dust shalt thou return.
The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if, by reason of strength, they be fourscore years, yet their pride is labour and vanity, for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
In all labour there is profit; but the talk of the lips tendeth only to want.
in labour and toil, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.
Let the stealer steal no more, but rather let him toil, working what is honest with his hands, that he may have to distribute to him that has need.
I have shewed you all things, that thus labouring we ought to come in aid of the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
But we beg you, brethren, to know those who labour among you, and take the lead among you in the Lord, and admonish you,
Let the elders who take the lead among the saints well be esteemed worthy of double honour, specially those labouring in word and teaching;
for, for this we labour and suffer reproach, because we hope in a living God, who is preserver of all men, specially of those that believe.
I know thy works and thy labour, and thine endurance, and that thou canst not bear evil men; and thou hast tried them who say that themselves are apostles and are not, and hast found them liars;
And he called his name Noah, saying, This one shall comfort us concerning our work and concerning the toil of our hands, because of the ground which Jehovah has cursed.
Come to me, all ye who labour and are burdened, and I will give you rest.