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82 Bible Verses About Working on Sunday

Here are 82 Bible verses about working on Sunday from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Exodus 35:2 KJV

Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you an holy day, a sabbath of rest to the LORD: whosoever doeth work therein shall be put to death.

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John 5:17 KJV

But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto, and I work.

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Colossians 2:16-17 KJV

Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days: Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ.

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Acts 20:7 KJV

And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them, ready to depart on the morrow; and continued his speech until midnight.

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Matthew 28:1 KJV

In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre.

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1 Corinthians 16:2 KJV

Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.

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Exodus 20:11 KJV

For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.

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Romans 14:5-6 KJV

One man esteemeth one day above another: another esteemeth every day alike. Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind. He that regardeth the day, regardeth it unto the Lord; and he that regardeth not the day, to the Lord he doth not regard it. He that eateth, eateth to the Lord, for he giveth God thanks; and he that eateth not, to the Lord he eateth not, and giveth God thanks.

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Mark 2:27 KJV

And he said unto them, The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the sabbath:

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John 20:1 KJV

The first day of the week cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulchre, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre.

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Luke 24:1 KJV

Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto the sepulchre, bringing the spices which they had prepared, and certain others with them.

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Proverbs 14:23 KJV

In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury.

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Proverbs 12:11 KJV

He that tilleth his land shall be satisfied with bread: but he that followeth vain persons is void of understanding.

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Genesis 2:3 KJV

And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.

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Revelation 1:10 KJV

I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s day, and heard behind me a great voice, as of a trumpet,

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Colossians 3:23 KJV

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;

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Colossians 2:16 KJV

Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the sabbath days:

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1 Corinthians 16:1-2 KJV

Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye. Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come.

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Mark 16:2 KJV

And very early in the morning the first day of the week, they came unto the sepulchre at the rising of the sun.

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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Luke 1:37 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Mark 16:9 KJV

Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils.

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Proverbs 12:24 KJV

The hand of the diligent shall bear rule: but the slothful shall be under tribute.

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Psalms 90:17 KJV

And let the beauty of the LORD our God be upon us: and establish thou the work of our hands upon us; yea, the work of our hands establish thou it.

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Exodus 20:8-10 KJV

Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work: But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates:

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Ephesians 4:28 KJV

Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labour, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needeth.

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Romans 14:5 KJV

One man esteemeth one day above another: another esteemeth every day alike. Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind.

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Romans 6:14 KJV

For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace.

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John 20:19 KJV

Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you.

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Luke 14:5 KJV

And answered them, saying, Which of you shall have an ass or an ox fallen into a pit, and will not straightway pull him out on the sabbath day?

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Matthew 11:28 KJV

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

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Exodus 20:8 KJV

Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.

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Hebrews 4:9 KJV

There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.

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1 Timothy 5:8 KJV

But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.

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Isaiah 58:13-14 KJV

If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the LORD, honourable; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words: Then shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD; and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.

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Exodus 31:14 KJV

Ye shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it is holy unto you: every one that defileth it shall surely be put to death: for whosoever doeth any work therein, that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

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Exodus 20:9 KJV

Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work:

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1 Thessalonians 4:11 KJV

And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you;

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1 Corinthians 15:58 KJV

Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

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1 Corinthians 10:31 KJV

Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.

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Ecclesiastes 9:10 KJV

Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.

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Genesis 2:15 KJV

And the LORD God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.

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Hebrews 4:9-10 KJV

There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God. For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his.

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1 Timothy 4:10 KJV

For therefore we both labour and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe.

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Luke 23:56 KJV

And they returned, and prepared spices and ointments; and rested the sabbath day according to the commandment.

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Luke 4:16 KJV

And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up for to read.

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Proverbs 16:3 KJV

Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.

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Psalms 128:2 KJV

For thou shalt eat the labour of thine hands: happy shalt thou be, and it shall be well with thee.

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Hebrews 6:10 KJV

For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister.

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2 Thessalonians 3:10 KJV

For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.

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Colossians 3:24 KJV

Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.

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1 Corinthians 4:12 KJV

And labour, working with our own hands: being reviled, we bless; being persecuted, we suffer it:

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Romans 7:12 KJV

Wherefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good.

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Acts 18:4 KJV

And he reasoned in the synagogue every sabbath, and persuaded the Jews and the Greeks.

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Acts 17:2 KJV

And Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them, and three sabbath days reasoned with them out of the scriptures,

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John 6:27 KJV

Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed.

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Matthew 5:16 KJV

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

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Jeremiah 29:11 KJV

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

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Ecclesiastes 4:9 KJV

Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour.

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Ecclesiastes 3:22 KJV

Wherefore I perceive that there is nothing better, than that a man should rejoice in his own works; for that is his portion: for who shall bring him to see what shall be after him?

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Proverbs 22:6 KJV

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

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Proverbs 18:9 KJV

He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.

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Proverbs 13:4 KJV

The soul of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.

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1 Chronicles 16:11 KJV

Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.

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Deuteronomy 15:10 KJV

Thou shalt surely give him, and thine heart shall not be grieved when thou givest unto him: because that for this thing the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all thy works, and in all that thou puttest thine hand unto.

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Numbers 15:32 KJV

And while the children of Israel were in the wilderness, they found a man that gathered sticks upon the sabbath day.

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John 10:10 KJV

The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

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Isaiah 41:10 KJV

Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

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Psalms 46:10 KJV

Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.

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Titus 2:7-8 KJV

In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity, Sound speech, that cannot be condemned; that he that is of the contrary part may be ashamed, having no evil thing to say of you.

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2 Timothy 2:15 KJV

Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

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Colossians 3:23-24 KJV

And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men; Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.

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Numbers 15:33 KJV

And they that found him gathering sticks brought him unto Moses and Aaron, and unto all the congregation.

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Revelation 12:9 KJV

And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

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1 John 5:3 KJV

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.

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2 Timothy 3:16 KJV

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

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Colossians 2:17 KJV

Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ.

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Acts 15:19 KJV

Wherefore my sentence is, that we trouble not them, which from among the Gentiles are turned to God:

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Acts 13:42 KJV

And when the Jews were gone out of the synagogue, the Gentiles besought that these words might be preached to them the next sabbath.

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John 20:17 KJV

Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God.

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John 19:30 KJV

When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost.

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Mark 2:28 KJV

Therefore the Son of man is Lord also of the sabbath.

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