Useless Labour

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Job 9:29

Be it that I am wicked, why then do I labour in vain?

Ezekiel 6:6

In all your dwelling-places the cities shall be laid waste, and the high places shall be desolate; that your altars may be laid waste and made desolate, and your idols may be broken and cease, and your sun-images may be cut down, and your works may be abolished.

Habakkuk 2:13

Behold, is it not of Jehovah of hosts that the peoples labour for the fire, and the nations weary themselves in vain?

1 Samuel 25:21

Now David had said, Surely, in vain have I kept all that this man had in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that was his; and he has requited me evil for good.

Lamentations 4:17

Our eyes still failed for our vain help; in our watching, we have watched for a nation that did not save.

Leviticus 26:20

and your strength shall be spent in vain, and your land shall not yield its produce; and the trees of the land shall not yield their fruit.

Jeremiah 51:58

Thus saith Jehovah of hosts: The broad walls of Babylon shall be utterly laid bare, and her high gates shall be burned with fire; so that the peoples will have laboured in vain, and the nations for the fire: and they shall be weary.

Leviticus 26:16

I also will do this unto you I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and fever, which shall cause the eyes to fail, and the soul to waste away; and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.

Proverbs 1:17

For in vain the net is spread in the sight of anything which hath wings.

Jeremiah 6:29

The bellows are burned, the lead is consumed by the fire; they have melted, and melted in vain; and the bad are not plucked away.

Jeremiah 4:30

And thou, wasted one, what wilt thou do? Though thou clothest thyself with crimson, though thou deckest thee with ornaments of gold, though thou rendest thine eyes with paint, in vain dost thou make thyself fair: thy lovers despise thee, they seek th

Isaiah 49:4

And I said, I have laboured in vain, I have spent my strength for nought and in vain; nevertheless my judgment is with Jehovah, and my work with my God.

Isaiah 30:7

For Egypt shall help in vain, and to no purpose; therefore have I named her, Arrogance, that doeth nothing.

Jeremiah 2:30

In vain have I smitten your children: they received no correction. Your own sword hath devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

Numbers 6:12

And he shall again consecrate to Jehovah the days of his separation, and shall bring a yearling lamb for a trespass-offering. But the first days are forfeited, for his consecration hath been defiled.

Ezekiel 14:23

And they shall comfort you, when ye see their way and their doings; and ye shall know that I have not done without cause all that I have done in it, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Ezekiel 6:10

And they shall know that I am Jehovah: I have not said in vain that I would do this evil unto them.

Galatians 2:2

and I went up according to revelation, and I laid before them the glad tidings which I preach among the nations, but privately to those conspicuous among them, lest in any way I run or had run in vain;

Galatians 3:4

Have ye suffered so many things in vain, if indeed also in vain?

Isaiah 65:23

They shall not labour in vain, nor bring forth for terror; for they are the seed of the blessed of Jehovah, and their offspring with them.

2 Corinthians 9:3

But I have sent the brethren, in order that our boasting about you may not be made void in this respect, in order that, as I have said, ye may be prepared;

1 Corinthians 9:26

I therefore thus run, as not uncertainly; so I combat, as not beating the air.

1 Thessalonians 2:1

For ye know yourselves, brethren, our entering in which we had to you, that it has not been in vain;

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