25 Bible Verses About Hard Work (ESV)
This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Hard Work (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.
Bible Verses About Hard Work
23 Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,
4 The soul of the sluggard craves and gets nothing,
while the soul of the diligent is richly supplied.
23 In all toil there is profit,
but mere talk tends only to poverty.
13 I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
2 Thessalonians 3:10-12
10 For even when we were with you, we would give you this command: If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat. 11 For we hear that some among you walk in idleness, not busy at work, but busybodies. 12 Now such persons we command and encourage in the Lord Jesus Christ to do their work quietly and to earn their own living.
3 Commit your work to the LORD,
and your plans will be established.
14 Do all things without grumbling or disputing, 15 that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world,
24 The hand of the diligent will rule,
while the slothful will be put to forced labor.
1 Corinthians 10:31
31 So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
1 Thessalonians 4:11-12
11 and to aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you, 12 so that you may walk properly before outsiders and be dependent on no one.
37 For nothing will be impossible with God.”
10 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might, for there is no work or thought or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol, to which you are going.
17 And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.
1 Timothy 5:8
8 But if anyone does not provide for his relatives, and especially for members of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
9 And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.
24 knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.
2 Timothy 2:6
6 It is the hard-working farmer who ought to have the first share of the crops.
11 Whoever works his land will have plenty of bread,
but he who follows worthless pursuits lacks sense.
7 Show yourself in all respects to be a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, dignity, 8 and sound speech that cannot be condemned, so that an opponent may be put to shame, having nothing evil to say about us.
15 The LORD God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.
6 Go to the ant, O sluggard;
consider her ways, and be wise.
7 Without having any chief,
officer, or ruler,
8 she prepares her bread in summer
and gathers her food in harvest.
7 rendering service with a good will as to the Lord and not to man,
35 In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”
2 You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands;
you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you.
11 For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.