'Toil' in the Bible
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 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.
And Joseph called the name of the firstborn Manasseh For God has made me forget all my toil, and all my father's house.
And they returned to Joshua, and said to him, Let not all the people go up; let about two or three thousand men go up and smite Ai; make not all the people to toil thither, for they are few.
Thou renewest thy witnesses before me and increasest thy displeasure against me; successions of evil and a time of toil are with me.
(If a man die, shall he live again?) all the days of my time of toil would I wait, till my change should come:
lest strangers be filled with thy wealth, and the fruits of thy toil come into the house of a stranger;
All things are full of toil; none can express it. The eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing.
I have seen the travail that God hath given to the sons of men to toil in.
thou hast not brought me the small cattle of thy burnt-offerings, neither hast thou glorified me with thy sacrifices. I have not caused thee to toil with an oblation, nor wearied thee with incense.
Thou hast bought me no sweet cane with money, neither hast thou filled me with the fat of thy sacrifices; but thou hast made me to toil with thy sins, thou hast wearied me with thine iniquities.
He hath built against me, and encompassed me with gall and toil.
And why are ye careful about clothing? Observe with attention the lilies of the field, how they grow: they toil not, neither do they spin;
Consider the lilies how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; but I say unto you, Not even Solomon in all his glory was clothed as one of these.
So then, my beloved brethren, be firm, immovable, abounding always in the work of the Lord, knowing that your toil is not in vain in the Lord.
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.
Whereunto also I toil, combating according to his working, which works in me in power.
For ye remember, brethren, our labour and toil: working night and day, not to be chargeable to any one of you, we have preached to you the glad tidings of God.