'Working' in the Bible
By the seventh day God had completed the work he had been doing, so on the seventh day he stopped working on everything that he had done.
Then God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God stopped working on everything that he had been creating.
There was a Hebrew young man incarcerated with us, who was also working as a servant to the captain of the bodyguard.
Then Pharaoh said, "Look, the people in the land are now numerous, and you are stopping them from working."
"Who is like you among the gods, LORD? Who is like you, majestic in holiness, awesome in splendor, and working wonders?
would you wait for them until they were grown? Would you refrain from marriage for them? No, my daughters! I'm more deeply grieved than you, because the LORD is working against me!"
She asked us, "Please allow me to glean what's left of the grain behind the harvesters.' So she came out and has continued working from dawn until now, except for a short time in a shelter."
the son of a widow from the tribe of Naphtali, whose father was from Tyre. A bronze worker, he was wise, knowledgeable, and was skilled in all sorts of bronze working. He went to King Solomon and did all of his work.
It took 20 years for Solomon to finish working on the two houses the LORD's Temple and the royal palace
You already have plenty of workers, including stonecutters, masons, carpenters, and an innumerable group of artisans who are skilled at working in
He is the son of a mother from the tribe of Dan, and his father is from Tyre. He's skilled in working with gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone, and timber, as well as in purple, blue, linen, and crimson materials. He is skilled in engravings, and can craft any design to which he may be assigned. He will work with your skilled artisans and with all of your craftsmen who have been assigned by my lord David, your father.
Both the king and Jehoiada paid the money to those who were working to maintain the service of the LORD's Temple, and they, in turn, hired masons and carpenters to restore the LORD's Temple. Iron and bronze workers also were brought in to repair the Lord's Temple.
But God watched over the Jewish leaders, who could not be forced to stop working until Darius received a report and responded in reply.
Next to them, Melatiah the Gibeonite and Jadon the Meronothite were working with men from Gibeon and men from Mizpah under the Trans-Euphrates regional governor.
So we rebuilt the wall, completing it halfway up, because the people were committed to working.
If he's working in the north, I can't observe him; If he turns south, I can't see him.
She seeks out wool and flax, working with eager hands.
For what does a person gain from everything that he accomplishes and from his inner life struggles that he undergoes while working on earth?
Sweet is the sleep of a working man, whether he eats a little or a lot, but the excess wealth of the rich will not allow him to rest.
Sow your seed in the morning, and don't stop working until evening, since you don't know which of your endeavors will do well, whether this one or that, or even if both will do equally well.
The blacksmith prepares a tool and works in the coals, then fashions an idol with hammers, working by the strength of his arm. He even becomes hungry and loses his strength; he drinks no water and grows faint.
Your builders are working faster than your destroyers, and those who devastated you go away from you.
But the vessel he was working on with the clay was ruined in the potter's hand. So he remade it into another vessel that seemed appropriate to him.
"This is what the Lord GOD says: "The inner, east-facing courtyard is to remain shut during the six working days of the week, but on the Sabbath day it is to be opened, as well as on the day of the New Moon.
"These last fellows worked only one hour, but you paid them the same as us, and we've been working all day, enduring the scorching heat!'
Then his disciples went out and preached everywhere, while the Lord kept working with them and confirming the message by the signs that accompanied it.
But Jesus answered them, "My Father has been working until now, and I, too, am working."
In every way I showed you that by working hard like this we should help the weak and remember the words that the Lord Jesus himself said, "It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"
And we know that for those who love God, that is, for those who are called according to his purpose, all things are working together for good.
For they are God's servants, working for your good.
We wear ourselves out from working with our own hands. When insulted, we bless. When persecuted, we endure.
Or is it only Barnabas and I who have to keep on working for a living?
Since, then, we are working with God, we plead with you not to accept God's grace in vain.
and the unlimited greatness of his power for us who believe, according to the working of his mighty strength,
I have become a servant of this gospel according to the gift of God's grace that was given me by the working of his power.
Now to the one who can do infinitely more than all we can ask or imagine according to the power that is working among us
We hear that some of you are living in idleness. You are not busy working you are busy interfering in other people's lives!