Bible verses about Work

Have you beheld a man skillful in his work? Before kings is where he will station himself; he will not station himself before commonplace men. – Proverbs 22:29

Let the stealer steal no more, but rather let him do hard work, doing with his hands what is good work, that he may have something to distribute to someone in need. – Ephesians 4:28

Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands, just as we told you – 1 Thessalonians 4:11

Whoever does not care for his own relatives, especially his own family members, has turned against the faith and is worse than someone who does not believe in God. – 1 Timothy 5:8 New Century Version

Better is a handful of rest than a double handful of hard work and striving after the wind. – Ecclesiastes 4:6

But let our people also learn to maintain fine works so as to meet their pressing needs, that they may not be unfruitful. – Titus 3:14

The very craving of the lazy will put him to death, for his hands have refused to work. – Proverbs 21:25

For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: “If a man will not work, he shall not eat.” – 2 Thessalonians 3:10

In everything that he undertook in the service of God’s temple and in obedience to the law and the commands, he sought his God and worked wholeheartedly. And so he prospered. – 2 Chronicles 31:21

So we rebuilt the wall till all of it reached half its height, for the people worked with all their heart. – Nehemiah 4:6

When all our enemies heard about this, all the surrounding nations were afraid and lost their self-confidence, because they realized that this work had been done with the help of our God. – Nehemiah 6:16

Look! The best thing that I myself have seen, which is pretty, is that one should eat and drink and see good for all his hard work with which he works hard under the sun for the number of the days of his life that the [true] God has given him, for that is his portion. – Ecclesiastes 5:18

See the work of the [true] God, for who is able to make straight what he has made crooked? – Ecclesiastes 7:13

What profit does a man have in all his hard work at which he works hard under the sun? – Ecclesiastes 1:3

With a man there is nothing better [than] that he should eat and indeed drink and cause his soul to see good because of his hard work. This too I have seen, even I, that this is from the hand of the [true] God. – Ecclesiastes 2:24

2 Responses to Work

  1. Katherine says:

    bible verses about work page has verse listed at Prov 5:18 – should be Ecc. 5:18

  2. Jonathan says:

    Many thanks for pointing that out.

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