The Fact Of Toil
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And unto Adam he said, Because you have listened unto the voice of your wife, and have eaten of the tree, of which I commanded you, saying, You shall not eat of it: cursed is the ground for your sake; in sorrow shall you eat of it all the days of your life;
In the sweat of your face shall you eat bread, till you return unto the ground; for out of it were you taken: for dust you are, and unto dust shall you return.
The days of our years are threescore years and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years, yet is their strength labor and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
In all labor there is profit: but the talk of the lips leads only to poverty.
In stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labors, in watchings, in fastings;
In weariness and painfulness, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.
Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needs.
I have showed you all things, how that so laboring you ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
And we beseech you, brethren, to know them who labor among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you;
Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially they who labor in the word and doctrine.
For therefore we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of those that believe.
I know your works, and your labor, and your patience, and how you can not bear them who are evil: and you have tried them who say they are apostles, and are not, and have found them liars:
And he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our hands, because of the ground which the LORD has cursed.
Come unto me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.