Proverbs 17:1
Better is a dry morsel with quiet than a house full of feasting with strife.
Ecclesiastes 4:6
Better is a handful of quietness than two hands full of toil and a striving after wind.
Lamentations 3:26
It is good that one should wait quietly for the salvation of the LORD.
2 Thessalonians 3:12
Now such persons we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ to do their work in quietness and to earn their own living.
1 Timothy 2:2
for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life, godly and respectful in every way.
1 Peter 3:4
but let it be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable jewel of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God's sight is very precious.
Romans 15:20
thus making it my ambition to preach the gospel, not where Christ has already been named, lest I build on another man's foundation,
2 Corinthians 5:9
So whether we are at home or away, we make it our aim to please him.
and to do
Mark 13:34
It is like a man going on a journey, when he leaves home and puts his servants in charge, each with his work, and commands the doorkeeper to be on the watch.
Luke 12:42
And the Lord said, "Who then is the faithful and wise steward, whom his master will set over his household, to give them their portion of food at the proper time?
Luke 12:43
Blessed is that servant whom his master when he comes will find so doing.
Romans 12:4-8
For as in one body we have many members, and all the members do not have the same function,
so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, in proportion to our faith;
if service, in our serving; he who teaches, in his teaching;
he who exhorts, in his exhortation; he who contributes, in liberality; he who gives aid, with zeal; he who does acts of mercy, with cheerfulness.
Colossians 3:22-24
Slaves, obey in everything those who are your earthly masters, not with eyeservice, as men-pleasers, but in singleness of heart, fearing the Lord.
Whatever your task, work heartily, as serving the Lord and not men,
knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward; you are serving the Lord Christ.
2 Thessalonians 3:11
For we hear that some of you are living in idleness, mere busybodies, not doing any work.
1 Timothy 5:13
Besides that, they learn to be idlers, gadding about from house to house, and not only idlers but gossips and busybodies, saying what they should not.
Titus 2:4-10
and so train the young women to love their husbands and children,
to be sensible, chaste, domestic, kind, and submissive to their husbands, that the word of God may not be discredited.
Likewise urge the younger men to control themselves.
Show yourself in all respects a model of good deeds, and in your teaching show integrity, gravity,
and sound speech that cannot be censured, so that an opponent may be put to shame, having nothing evil to say of us.
Bid slaves to be submissive to their masters and to give satisfaction in every respect; they are not to be refractory,
nor to pilfer, but to show entire and true fidelity, so that in everything they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior.
1 Peter 4:10
As each has received a gift, employ it for one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace:
1 Peter 4:11
whoever speaks, as one who utters oracles of God; whoever renders service, as one who renders it by the strength which God supplies; in order that in everything God may be glorified through Jesus Christ. To him belong glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.
1 Peter 4:15
But let none of you suffer as a murderer, or a thief, or a wrongdoer, or a mischief-maker;
to work
Acts 20:35
In all things I have shown you that by so toiling one must help the weak, remembering the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, `It is more blessed to give than to receive.'"
Romans 12:11
Never flag in zeal, be aglow with the Spirit, serve the Lord.
1 Corinthians 4:12
and we labor, working with our own hands. When reviled, we bless; when persecuted, we endure;
Ephesians 4:28
Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his hands, so that he may be able to give to those in need.
2 Thessalonians 3:7-12
For you yourselves know how you ought to imitate us; we were not idle when we were with you,
we did not eat any one's bread without paying, but with toil and labor we worked night and day, that we might not burden any of you.
It was not because we have not that right, but to give you in our conduct an example to imitate.
For even when we were with you, we gave you this command: If any one will not work, let him not eat.
For we hear that some of you are living in idleness, mere busybodies, not doing any work.
Now such persons we command and exhort in the Lord Jesus Christ to do their work in quietness and to earn their own living.
Titus 3:14
And let our people learn to apply themselves to good deeds, so as to help cases of urgent need, and not to be unfruitful.