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«For what hath man of all his labour, and of the vexation of his heart, wherein he hath laboured under the sun? / For all his days are sorrows, and his travail grief; yea, his heart taketh not rest in the night. This is also vanity.»
«For there is a man whose labour is in wisdom, and in knowledge, and in equity; yet to a man that hath not laboured therein shall he leave it for his portion. This also is vanity and a great evil.»
«And this also is a sore evil, that in all points as he came, so shall he go: and what profit hath he that hath laboured for the wind? / All his days also he eateth in darkness, and he hath much sorrow and wrath with his sickness.»
«The LORD hath sworn by his right hand, and by the arm of his strength, Surely I will no more give thy corn to be meat for thine enemies; and the sons of the stranger shall not drink thy wine, for the which thou hast laboured: / But they that have gathered it shall eat it, and praise the LORD; and they that have brought it together shall drink it in the courts of my holiness.»
«Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks; / I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars: / And hast borne, and hast patience, and for my name's sake hast laboured, and hast not fainted.»
«Do all things without murmurings and disputings: / That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world; / Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither laboured in vain.»
«I sent you to reap that whereon ye bestowed no labour: other men laboured, and ye are entered into their labours.»
«But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I laboured more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me.»
«That which he laboured for shall he restore, and shall not swallow it down: according to his substance shall the restitution be, and he shall not rejoice therein.»
«So we laboured in the work: and half of them held the spears from the rising of the morning till the stars appeared.»