Bible Cross References
Proverbs 12:11
A hard-working farmer has plenty to eat, but it is stupid to waste time on useless projects.
Proverbs 12:14
Your reward depends on what you say and what you do; you will get what you deserve.
Proverbs 27:18
Take care of a fig tree and you will have figs to eat. Servants who take care of their master will be honored.
Proverbs 27:23-27
Look after your sheep and cattle as carefully as you can,
because wealth is not permanent. Not even nations last forever.
You cut the hay and then cut the grass on the hillsides while the next crop of hay is growing.
You can make clothes from the wool of your sheep and buy land with the money you get from selling some of your goats.
The rest of the goats will provide milk for you and your family, and for your servant women as well.
Proverbs 28:19
A hard-working farmer has plenty to eat. People who waste time will always be poor.
Ecclesiastes 5:9
Even a king depends on the harvest.
Proverbs 6:6-11
Lazy people should learn a lesson from the way ants live.
They have no leader, chief, or ruler,
but they store up their food during the summer, getting ready for winter.
How long is the lazy man going to lie around? When is he ever going to get up?
"I'll just take a short nap," he says; "I'll fold my hands and rest a while."
But while he sleeps, poverty will attack him like an armed robber.
Proverbs 11:5
Honesty makes a good person's life easier, but the wicked will cause their own downfall.
Proverbs 11:6
Righteousness rescues those who are honest, but those who can't be trusted are trapped by their own greed.
Psalm 112:5
Happy is the person who is generous with his loans, who runs his business honestly.
Ecclesiastes 8:5
As long as you obey his commands, you are safe, and a wise person knows how and when to do it.
Ecclesiastes 8:6
There is a right time and a right way to do everything, but we know so little!
Jeremiah 8:7-10
Even storks know when it is time to return; doves, swallows, and thrushes know when it is time to migrate. But, my people, you do not know the laws by which I rule you.
How can you say that you are wise and that you know my laws? Look, the laws have been changed by dishonest scribes.
Your wise men are put to shame; they are confused and trapped. They have rejected my words; what wisdom do they have now?
So I will give their fields to new owners and their wives to other men. Everyone, great and small, tries to make money dishonestly. Even prophets and priests cheat the people.