25 Bible Verses About Work (NIV)

Bible Verses About

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

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Bible Verses About Work

302

Colossians 3:23

23 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men,

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191

Proverbs 16:3

3 Commit to the LORD whatever you do, and your plans will succeed.

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149

1 Corinthians 10:31

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

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143

Proverbs 18:9

9 One who is slack in his work is brother to one 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 take care of it.

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119

Ephesians 4:28

28 He who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work, doing something useful with his own hands, that he may have something to share with those in need.

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Colossians 3:22-24

22 Slaves, obey your earthly masters in everything; and do it, not only when their eye is on you and to win their favor, but with sincerity of heart and reverence for the Lord. 23 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, 24 since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.

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99

2 Thessalonians 3:10

10 For even when we were with you, we gave you this rule: "If a man will not work, he shall not eat."

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74

Proverbs 14:23

23 All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.

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64

Luke 1:37

37 For nothing is impossible with God."

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52

John 6:27

27 Do not work for food that spoils, but for food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. On him God the Father has placed his seal of approval."

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51

1 Corinthians 15:10

10 But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect. No, I worked harder than all of them--yet not I, but the grace of God that was with me.

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48

1 Thessalonians 4:11

11 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,

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48

Ecclesiastes 9:10

10 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the grave, where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom.

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46

1 Corinthians 16:14

14 Do everything in love.

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46

Proverbs 21:5

5 The plans of the diligent lead to profit as surely as haste leads to poverty.

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45

Galatians 6:4-5

4 Each one should test his own actions. Then he can take pride in himself, without comparing himself to somebody else, 5 for each one should carry his own load.

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41

Psalm 90:17

17 May the favor of the Lord our God rest upon us; establish the work of our hands for us- yes, establish the work of our hands.

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40

Matthew 11:28

28 "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.

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39

Colossians 3:23-25

23 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, 24 since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving. 25 Anyone who does wrong will be repaid for his wrong, and there is no favoritism.

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35

Proverbs 22:7

7 The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.

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34

Colossians 3:17

17 And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

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33

Proverbs 24:27

27 Finish your outdoor work and get your fields ready; after that, build your house.

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33

Proverbs 12:11

11 He who works his land will have abundant food, but he who chases fantasies lacks judgment.

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30

Proverbs 24:30-34

30 I went past the field of the sluggard, past the vineyard of the man who lacks judgment; 31 thorns had come up everywhere, the ground was covered with weeds, and the stone wall was in ruins. 32 I applied my heart to what I observed and learned a lesson from what I saw: 33 A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest- 34 and poverty will come on you like a bandit and scarcity like an armed man.

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