Bible Verse Quotes on Man Hard Work

Always check the context of a verse. The context of a verse might put a very different slant on what the verse seems to say.


1

‭‭1 Timothy‬ ‭3:2‬ ‭

"Now the overseer is to be above reproach, faithful to his wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,"
“Now the overseer is to be above reproach, faithful to his wife, temperate, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach,”


2

‭‭Genesis‬ ‭2:15‬ ‭

"The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it."
“The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.”


3

‭‭Ephesians‬ ‭4:28‬ ‭

"Anyone who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work, doing something useful with their own hands, that they may have something to share with those in need."
“Anyone who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work, doing something useful with their own hands, that they may have something to share with those in need.”


4

‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭14:23‬ ‭

"All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty."
“All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.”


5

‭‭2 Thessalonians‬ ‭3:10‬

"For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat.”
“For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat.”


6

‭‭1 Timothy‬ ‭5:8‬

"Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever."
“Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.”


7

‭‭Exodus‬ ‭20:9‬ ‭

"Six days you shall labor and do all your work,"
“Six days you shall labor and do all your work,”


8

‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭12:11‬

"Those who work their land will have abundant food, but those who chase fantasies have no sense."
“Those who work their land will have abundant food, but those who chase fantasies have no sense.”


9

‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭13:4‬ ‭

"A sluggard’s appetite is never filled, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied."
“A sluggard’s appetite is never filled, but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.”


10

‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭22:29‬ ‭

"Do you see someone skilled in their work? They will serve before kings; they will not serve before officials of low rank."
“Do you see someone skilled in their work? They will serve before kings; they will not serve before officials of low rank.”


11

‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭16:3‬ ‭

"Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans."
“Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.”


12

‭‭1 Thessalonians‬ ‭4:11‭-‬12‬ ‭

"and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody."
“and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you, so that your daily life may win the respect of outsiders and so that you will not be dependent on anybody.”


13

‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭6:6‭-‬8‬ ‭

"Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest."
“Go to the ant, you sluggard; consider its ways and be wise! It has no commander, no overseer or ruler, yet it stores its provisions in summer and gathers its food at harvest.”


14

‭‭‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭16:14‬

"Do everything in love."
“Do everything in love.”


15

‭‭Ecclesiastes‬ ‭9:10‬ ‭

"Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the realm of the dead, where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom."
“Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the realm of the dead, where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom.”


16

‭‭Colossians‬ ‭3:23‭-‬24‬ ‭

"Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving."
“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.”


17

‭‭‭‭Ecclesiastes‬ ‭3:22‬ ‭

"So I saw that there is nothing better for a person than to enjoy their work, because that is their lot. For who can bring them to see what will happen after them?"
“So I saw that there is nothing better for a person than to enjoy their work, because that is their lot. For who can bring them to see what will happen after them?”


18

‭‭2 Thessalonians‬ ‭3:12‬ ‭

"Such people we command and urge in the Lord Jesus Christ to settle down and earn the food they eat."
“Such people we command and urge in the Lord Jesus Christ to settle down and earn the food they eat.”


19

‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭10:4‭-‬5‬ ‭

"Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth. He who gathers crops in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son."
“Lazy hands make for poverty, but diligent hands bring wealth. He who gathers crops in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps during harvest is a disgraceful son.”


20

‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭18:9‬ ‭

"One who is slack in his work is brother to one who destroys."
“One who is slack in his work is brother to one who destroys.”

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