Proverbs regarding activity, business, calling, commission, contract, employment, engagement (in an activity), enlistment, exercise, hiring, job, labour, mission, occupation, professionalism, pursuit, servicing, trade, vocation, work
The one who works his field will have plenty of food, but whoever chases daydreams lacks wisdom.
Prov. 12:11 (read whole chapter)
Wealth gained quickly will dwindle away, but the one who gathers it little by little will become rich.
Prov. 13:11 (read whole chapter)
There is abundant food in the field of the poor, but it is swept away by injustice.
Prov. 13:23 (read whole chapter)
In all hard work there is profit, but merely talking about it only brings poverty.
Prov. 14:23 (read whole chapter)
The LORD abhors the plans of the wicked, but pleasant words are pure.
Prov. 15:26 (read whole chapter)
A servant who acts wisely will rule over an heir who behaves shamefully, and will share the inheritance along with the relatives.
Prov. 17:2 (read whole chapter)
Laziness brings on a deep sleep, and the idle person will go hungry.
Prov. 19:15 (read whole chapter)
The one who tends a fig tree will eat its fruit, and whoever takes care of his master will be honored.
Prov. 27:18 (read whole chapter)
Pay careful attention to the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds,
Prov. 27:23 (read whole chapter)