25 Bible Verses About Work (ESV)

Bible Verses About

This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Work (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Work

302

Colossians 3:23

23 Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,

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191

Proverbs 16:3

  Commit your work to the LORD,
    and your plans will be established.

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149

1 Corinthians 10:31

31 So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.

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143

Proverbs 18:9

  Whoever is slack in his work
    is a brother to him who destroys.

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140

Genesis 2:15

15 The LORD God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.

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119

Ephesians 4:28

28 Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.

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105

Colossians 3:22-24

22 Bondservants, obey in everything those who are your earthly masters, not by way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but with sincerity of heart, fearing the Lord. 23 Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, 24 knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.

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99

2 Thessalonians 3:10

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.

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74

Proverbs 14:23

23   In all toil there is profit,
    but mere talk tends only to poverty.

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64

Luke 1:37

37 For nothing will be impossible with God.”

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52

John 6:27

27 Do not work for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you. For on him God the Father has set his seal.”

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51

1 Corinthians 15:10

10 But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace toward me was not in vain. On the contrary, I worked harder than any of them, though it was not I, but the grace of God that is with me.

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48

1 Thessalonians 4:11

11 and to aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you,

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48

Ecclesiastes 9:10

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.

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46

1 Corinthians 16:14

14 Let all that you do be done in love.

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46

Proverbs 21:5

  The plans of the diligent lead surely to abundance,
    but everyone who is hasty comes only to poverty.

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45

Galatians 6:4-5

But let each one test his own work, and then his reason to boast will be in himself alone and not in his neighbor. For each will have to bear his own load.

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41

Psalm 90:17

17   Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us,
    and establish the work of our hands upon us;
    yes, establish the work of our hands!

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40

Matthew 11:28

28 Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

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39

Colossians 3:23-25

23 Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, 24 knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ. 25 For the wrongdoer will be paid back for the wrong he has done, and there is no partiality.

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35

Proverbs 22:7

  The rich rules over the poor,
    and the borrower is the slave of the lender.

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34

Colossians 3:17

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.

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33

Proverbs 24:27

27   Prepare your work outside;
    get everything ready for yourself in the field,
    and after that build your house.

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33

Proverbs 12:11

11   Whoever works his land will have plenty of bread,
    but he who follows worthless pursuits lacks sense.

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30

Proverbs 24:30-34

30   I passed by the field of a sluggard,
    by the vineyard of a man lacking sense,
31   and behold, it was all overgrown with thorns;
    the ground was covered with nettles,
    and its stone wall was broken down.
32   Then I saw and considered it;
    I looked and received instruction.
33   A little sleep, a little slumber,
    a little folding of the hands to rest,
34   and poverty will come upon you like a robber,
    and want like an armed man.

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