“In all labor there is profit… ” (Prov 14:23)
“Give her of the fruit of her hands, And let her own works praise her in the gates.” (Prov 31:31)
“…let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.” (Eph 4:28)
“And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle…” (1 Thess 5:14)
“For even when we were with you, we commanded you this: If anyone will not work, neither shall he eat.” (2 Thess 3:10)
“…aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you, so that you may walk properly before outsiders and be dependent on no one.” (1 Th 4:11–12)
“The LORD God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.” (Gen 2:15)
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