Here are 18 Bible verses about overworking from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.
Mark 8:36 KJV
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
Ecclesiastes 7:16 KJV
Be not righteous over much; neither make thyself over wise: why shouldest thou destroy thyself?
Acts 16:28 KJV
But Paul cried with a loud voice, saying, Do thyself no harm: for we are all here.
Psalms 23:2 KJV
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
Proverbs 12:10 KJV
A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
Luke 18:39 KJV
And they which went before rebuked him, that he should hold his peace: but he cried so much the more, Thou Son of David, have mercy on me.
2 Thessalonians 3:11 KJV
For we hear that there are some which walk among you disorderly, working not at all, but are busybodies.
Ecclesiastes 4:1 KJV
So I returned, and considered all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold the tears of such as were oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter.
Proverbs 23:4 KJV
Labour not to be rich: cease from thine own wisdom.
Colossians 4:5 KJV
Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.
Proverbs 17:17 KJV
A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.
Proverbs 15:27 KJV
He that is greedy of gain troubleth his own house; but he that hateth gifts shall live.
John 11:1 KJV
Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha.
Romans 13:8 KJV
Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.
Ecclesiastes 4:6 KJV
Better is an handful with quietness, than both the hands full with travail and vexation of spirit.
Leviticus 25:4 KJV
But in the seventh year shall be a sabbath of rest unto the land, a sabbath for the LORD: thou shalt neither sow thy field, nor prune thy vineyard.
1 Timothy 4:8 KJV
For bodily exercise profiteth little: but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.
James 1:13 KJV
Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man: