The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it (Ge 2:15).
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! (Ps 90:17).
Blessed is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in his ways! You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands; you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you (Ps 128:1-2).
A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich (Pr 10:4).
He who gathers in summer is a prudent son, but he who sleeps in harvest is a son who brings shame (Pr 10:5).
Whoever works his land will have plenty of bread, but he who follows worthless pursuits lacks sense (Pr 12:11).
Wealth gained hastily will dwindle, but whoever gathers little by little will increase it (Pr 13:11).
In all toil there is profit, but mere talk tends only to poverty (Pr 14:23).
Love not sleep, lest you come to poverty; open your eyes, and you will have plenty of bread (Pr 20:13).
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 (Eph 4:28).
1 Thessalonians 4:11-12
And to aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you, so that you may walk properly before outsiders and be dependent on no one (1 Thess 4:11-12).
2 Thessalonians 3:8
Nor did we eat anyone’s bread without paying for it, but with toil and labor we worked night and day, that we might not be a burden to any of you (2 Thess 3:8).
2 Thessalonians 3:10
For even when we were with you, we would give you this command: If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat (2 Thess 3:10).
2 Thessalonians 3:11-12
For we hear that some among you walk in idleness, not busy at work, but busybodies. Now such persons we command and encourage in the Lord Jesus Christ to do their work quietly and to earn their own living (2 Thess 3:11-12).
1 Timothy 5:8
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 (1 Tim 5:8).