Matthew 6:28 Why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow. They don't toil, neither do they spin, (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Luke 12:27 Consider the lilies, how they grow. They don't toil, neither do they spin; yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

1 Corinthians 4:12 We toil, working with our own hands. When people curse us, we bless. Being persecuted, we endure. (WEB WEY ASV NAS)

1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my dear brethren, be firm, unmovable, busily occupied at all times in the Lord's work, knowing that your toil is not fruitless in the Lord. (WEY DBY NAS)

2 Corinthians 6:5 by floggings, by imprisonments; by facing riots, by toil, by sleepless watching, by hunger and thirst; (WEY)

2 Corinthians 11:27 with labour and toil, with many a sleepless night, in hunger and thirst, in frequent fastings, in cold, and with insufficient clothing. (WEY DBY RSV NIV)

Ephesians 4:28 Let the stealer steal no more, but rather let him toil, working what is honest with his hands, that he may have to distribute to him that has need. (DBY)

Philippians 2:16 holding out to them a Message of Life. It will then be my glory on the day of Christ that I did not run my race in vain nor toil in vain. (WEY NAS)

Philippians 4:3 Yes, and I beg you also, my faithful yoke-fellow, to help these women who have shared my toil in connection with the Good News, together with Clement and the rest of my fellow labourers, whose names are recorded in the Book of Life. (WEY)

Colossians 1:29 Whereunto also I toil, combating according to his working, which works in me in power. (DBY RSV)

1 Thessalonians 2:9 For you remember, brethren, our labour and toil: how, working night and day so as not to become a burden to any one of you, we came and proclaimed among you God's Good News. (WEY DBY WBS RSV NIV)

2 Thessalonians 3:8 nor did we eat any one's bread without paying for it, but we laboured and toiled, working hard night and day in order not to be a burden to any of you. (Root in WEY DBY WBS RSV NIV)

1 Timothy 4:10 and here is the motive of our toiling and wrestling, because we have our hopes fixed on the ever-living God, who is the Saviour of all mankind, and especially of believers. (Root in WEY RSV)

Revelation 2:2 "I know your works, and your toil and perseverance, and that you can't tolerate evil men, and have tested those who call themselves apostles, and they are not, and found them false. (WEB WEY ASV NAS RSV)

Genesis 3:17 To Adam he said, "Because you have listened to your wife's voice, and have eaten of the tree, of which I commanded you, saying,'You shall not eat of it,' cursed is the ground for your sake. In toil you will eat of it all the days of your life. (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 5:29 and he named him Noah, saying, "This same will comfort us in our work and in the toil of our hands, because of the ground which Yahweh has cursed." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 31:42 Unless the God of my father, the God of Abraham, and the fear of Isaac, had been with me, surely now you would have sent me away empty. God has seen my affliction and the labor of my hands, and rebuked you last night." (See NAS NIV)

Genesis 41:51 Joseph called the name of the firstborn Manasseh, "For," he said, "God has made me forget all my toil, and all my father's house." (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Deuteronomy 26:7 and we cried to Yahweh, the God of our fathers, and Yahweh heard our voice, and saw our affliction, and our toil, and our oppression; (WEB JPS ASV NAS RSV NIV)

Joshua 7:3 They returned to Joshua, and said to him, "Don't let all the people go up; but let about two or three thousand men go up and strike Ai. Don't make all the people to toil there, for there are only a few of them." (WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS RSV)

2 Samuel 12:31 He brought forth the people who were therein, and put them under saws, and under iron picks, and under axes of iron, and made them pass through the brick kiln: and he did so to all the cities of the children of Ammon. David and all the people returned to Jerusalem. (See RSV)

Job 9:29 I shall be condemned. Why then do I labor in vain? (See NAS)

Job 10:17 Thou renewest thy witnesses before me and increasest thy displeasure against me; successions of evil and a time of toil are with me. (DBY)

Job 14:14 (If a man die, shall he live again?) all the days of my time of toil would I wait, till my change should come: (DBY)

Job 20:18 That for which he labored he shall restore, and shall not swallow it down. According to the substance that he has gotten, he shall not rejoice. (See RSV NIV)

Job 24:5 Behold, as wild donkeys in the desert, they go forth to their work, seeking diligently for food. The wilderness yields them bread for their children. (See RSV)

Psalms 90:10 The days of our years are seventy, or even by reason of strength eighty years; yet their pride is but labor and sorrow, for it passes quickly, and we fly away. (See RSV)

Psalms 105:44 He gave them the lands of the nations. They took the labor of the peoples in possession, (See RSV NIV)

Psalms 109:11 Let the creditor seize all that he has. Let strangers plunder the fruit of his labor. (See RSV)

Psalms 127:2 It is vain for you to rise up early, to stay up late, eating the bread of toil; for he gives sleep to his loved ones. (WEB JPS ASV RSV NIV)

Proverbs 5:10 lest strangers be filled with thy wealth, and the fruits of thy toil come into the house of a stranger; (DBY NIV)

Proverbs 10:22 The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and toil addeth nothing thereto. (JPS)

Proverbs 14:23 In all hard work there is profit, but talk only makes a man poor. (See RSV)

Proverbs 23:4 Take no care to get wealth; let there be an end to your desire for money. (See RSV)

Ecclesiastes 1:3 What is a man profited by all his work which he does under the sun? (See RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 1:8 All things toil to weariness; man cannot utter it, the eye is not satisfied with seeing, nor the ear filled with hearing. (JPS DBY)

Ecclesiastes 2:10 And nothing which was desired by my eyes did I keep from them; I did not keep any joy from my heart, because my heart took pleasure in all my work, and this was my reward. (See RSV)

Ecclesiastes 2:11 Then I saw all the works which my hands had made, and everything I had been working to do; and I saw that all was to no purpose and desire for wind, and there was no profit under the sun. (See RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 2:18 And I hated all my labour wherewith I had been toiling under the sun, because I should leave it unto the man that shall be after me. (Root in DBY RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 2:20 So my mind was turned to grief for all the trouble I had taken and all my wisdom under the sun. (See RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 2:21 Because there is a man whose work has been done with wisdom, with knowledge, and with an expert hand; but one who has done nothing for it will have it for his heritage. This again is to no purpose and a great evil. (See RSV)

Ecclesiastes 2:22 What does a man get for all his work, and for the weight of care with which he has done his work under the sun? (See RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 2:24 There is nothing better for a man than taking meat and drink, and having delight in his work. This again I saw was from the hand of God. (See RSV)

Ecclesiastes 3:9 What profit has the worker in the work which he does? (See NAS RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 3:10 I have seen the travail that God hath given to the sons of men to toil in. (DBY)

Ecclesiastes 3:13 And for every man to take food and drink, and have joy in all his work, is a reward from God. (See RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 4:4 And I saw that the cause of all the work and of everything which is done well was man's envy of his neighbour. This again is to no purpose and a desire for wind. (See RSV)

Ecclesiastes 4:6 Better is a handful with quietness, than both the hands full with toil and vexation of spirit. (WBS RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 4:8 It is one who is by himself, without a second, and without son or brother; but there is no end to all his work, and he has never enough of wealth. For whom, then, am I working and keeping myself from pleasure? This again is to no purpose, and a bitter work. (See RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 4:9 Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their work. (See RSV)

Ecclesiastes 5:15 As he came from his mother at birth, so does he go again; he gets from his work no reward which he may take away in his hand. (See RSV)

Ecclesiastes 5:18 This is what I have seen: it is good and fair for a man to take meat and drink and to have joy in all his work under the sun, all the days of his life which God has given him; that is his reward. (See NAS RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 5:19 Every man to whom God has given money and wealth and the power to have pleasure in it and to do his part and have joy in his work: this is given by God. (See RSV)

Ecclesiastes 6:7 All the work of man is for his mouth, and still he has a desire for food. (See RSV)

Ecclesiastes 8:15 So I gave praise to joy, because there is nothing better for a man to do under the sun than to take meat and drink and be happy; for that will be with him in his work all the days of his life which God gives him under the sun. (See NAS RSV)

Ecclesiastes 8:17 Then I saw all the work of God, and that man may not get knowledge of the work which is done under the sun; because, if a man gives hard work to the search he will not get knowledge, and even if the wise man seems to be coming to the end of his search, still he will be without knowledge. (See RSV)

Ecclesiastes 9:9 Have joy with the woman of your love all the days of your foolish life which he gives you under the sun. Because that is your part in life and in your work which you do under the sun. (See NAS RSV NIV)

Ecclesiastes 10:15 The work of the foolish will be a weariness to him, because he has no knowledge of the way to the town. (See NAS RSV)

Isaiah 43:23 thou hast not brought me the small cattle of thy burnt-offerings, neither hast thou glorified me with thy sacrifices. I have not caused thee to toil with an oblation, nor wearied thee with incense. (DBY)

Isaiah 43:24 Thou hast bought me no sweet cane with money, neither hast thou filled me with the fat of thy sacrifices; but thou hast made me to toil with thy sins, thou hast wearied me with thine iniquities. (DBY)

Jeremiah 20:18 Why came I forth out of the womb to see labor and sorrow, that my days should be consumed with shame? (See RSV)

Jeremiah 51:58 Thus says Yahweh of Armies: The broad walls of Babylon shall be utterly overthrown, and her high gates shall be burned with fire; and the peoples shall labor for vanity, and the nations for the fire; and they shall be weary. (See NAS)

Lamentations 3:5 He hath built against me, and encompassed me with gall and toil. (DBY)

Ezekiel 24:12 She has wearied herself with toil; yet her great rust doesn't go forth out of her; her rust doesn't go forth by fire. (WEB JPS ASV NAS)

Habakkuk 2:13 Behold, isn't it of Yahweh of Armies that the peoples labor for the fire, and the nations weary themselves for vanity? (See NAS)

Haggai 2:17 I struck you with blight, mildew, and hail in all the work of your hands; yet you didn't turn to me,' says Yahweh. (See RSV)