He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread; but he that followeth the worthless shall have poverty enough.
And Jehovah Elohim took Man, and put him into the garden of Eden, to till it and to guard it.
Therefore Jehovah Elohim sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from which he was taken.
And she further bore his brother Abel. And Abel was a shepherd, but Cain was a husbandman.
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; and thorns and thistles shall it yield thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field. 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.
He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread; but he that followeth the worthless is void of understanding.
And all mountains that have been dug up with the hoe thither will they not come, from fear of briars and thorns; and they shall be for the sending forth of oxen, and for the treading of small cattle.
And the desolate land shall be tilled, whereas it was a desolation in the sight of all that passed by.
2 Samuel 9:10
And thou, and thy sons, and thy servants, shall till the land for him, and thou shalt bring in the fruits, that thy master's son may have food to eat. And Mephibosheth thy master's son shall eat bread at my table continually. Now Ziba had fifteen sons and twenty servants.
Moreover the earth is every way profitable: the king himself is dependent upon the field.
For behold, I am for you, and I will turn unto you, and ye shall be tilled and sown.
And he shall judge among many peoples, and reprove strong nations, even afar off; and they shall forge their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning-knives: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.
And there came a messenger to Job and said, The oxen were ploughing, and the asses feeding beside them;
Canst thou bind the buffalo with his cord in the furrow? or will he harrow the valleys after thee?
Doth the ploughman plough all day to sow? Is he all day opening and breaking the clods of his land?
The sluggard will not plough by reason of the winter; he shall beg in harvest, and have nothing.
Shall horses run upon the rock? will men plough thereon with oxen? For ye have turned judgment into gall, and the fruit of righteousness into wormwood,
When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield thee its strength; a wanderer and fugitive shalt thou be on the earth.
For the famine has been these two years in the land; and yet there are five years in which there will be neither ploughing nor harvest.