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And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

- Genesis 2:15

In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.

- Genesis 3:19

Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work.

- Exodus 20:9

Six days thou shalt do thy work, and on the seventh day thou shalt rest: that thine ox and thine ass may rest, and the son of thy handmaid, and the stranger, may be refreshed.

- Exodus 23:12

Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you an holy day, a sabbath of rest to the LORD: whosoever doeth work therein shall be put to death.

- Exodus 35:2

Six days thou shalt labour, and do all thy work:

- Deuteronomy 5:13

For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.

- Psalms 128:2

Drink waters out of thine own cistern, and running waters out of thine own well.

- Proverbs 5:15

He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich.

- Proverbs 10:4

He that gathereth in summer is a wise son: but he that sleepeth in harvest is a son that causeth shame.

- Proverbs 10:5

He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that followeth vain persons is void of understanding.

- Proverbs 12:11

The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.

- Proverbs 12:24

The slothful man roasteth not that which he took in hunting: but the substance of a diligent man is precious.

- Proverbs 12:27

The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.

- Proverbs 13:4

Wealth gotten by vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour shall increase.

- Proverbs 13:11

Much food is in the tillage of the poor: but there is that is destroyed for want of judgment.

- Proverbs 13:23

Where no oxen are, the crib is clean: but much increase is by the strength of the ox.

- Proverbs 14:4

In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.

- Proverbs 14:23

He that laboureth laboureth for himself; for his mouth craveth it of him.

- Proverbs 16:26

Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread.

- Proverbs 20:13

The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want.

- Proverbs 21:5

Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.

- Proverbs 22:29

Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, and look well to thy herds.

- Proverbs 27:23

He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain persons shall have poverty enough.

- Proverbs 28:19

The ants are a people not strong, yet they prepare their meat in the summer; The conies are but a feeble folk, yet make they their houses in the rocks;

- Proverbs 30:25,26

She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.

- Proverbs 31:27

What profit hath a man of all his labour which he taketh under the sun?

- Ecclesiastes 1:3

And whatsoever mine eyes desired I kept not from them, I withheld not my heart from any joy; for my heart rejoiced in all my labour: and this was my portion of all my labour.

- Ecclesiastes 2:10

Then I looked on all the works that my hands had wrought, and on the labour that I had laboured to do: and, behold, all was vanity and vexation of spirit, and there was no profit under the sun.

- Ecclesiastes 2:11

Therefore I hated life; because the work that is wrought under the sun is grievous unto me: for all is vanity and vexation of spirit.

- Ecclesiastes 2:17

Yea, I hated all my labour which I had taken under the sun: because I should leave it unto the man that shall be after me.

- Ecclesiastes 2:18

And who knoweth whether he shall be a wise man or a fool? yet shall he have rule over all my labour wherein I have laboured, and wherein I have shewed myself wise under the sun. This is also vanity.

- Ecclesiastes 2:19

Therefore I went about to cause my heart to despair of all the labour which I took under the sun.

- Ecclesiastes 2:20

For there is a man whose labour is in wisdom, and in knowledge, and in equity; yet to a man that hath not laboured therein shall he leave it for his portion. This also is vanity and a great evil.

- Ecclesiastes 2:21

For what hath man of all his labour, and of the vexation of his heart, wherein he hath laboured under the sun?

- Ecclesiastes 2:22

The sleep of a labouring man is sweet.

- Ecclesiastes 5:12

Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.

- Ecclesiastes 9:10

He that observeth the wind shall not sow; and he that regardeth the clouds shall not reap.

- Ecclesiastes 11:4

In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand: for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.

- Ecclesiastes 11:6

Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;

- Romans 12:11

Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.

- Ephesians 4:28

And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you; That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack of nothing.

- 1 Thessalonians 4:11,12

For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat. For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies. Now them that are such we command and exhort by our Lord Jesus Christ, that with quietness they work, and eat their own bread.

- 2 Thessalonians 3:10-12

But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

- 1 Timothy 5:8

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