The husbandman that laboureth must be first partaker of the fruits.
I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.
The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.
And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ. But he that doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done: and there is no respect of persons.
And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
From the fruit of his mouth a man is satisfied with good, and the work of a man’s hand comes back to him.
Whoever works his land will have plenty of bread, but he who follows worthless pursuits lacks sense.