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"Come to me, all of you who are tired from carrying heavy loads, and I will give you rest.
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Come to me all you that labor and are burdened, and I will refresh you.
Isaiah 45:22-25 Be converted to me, and you shall be saved, all ye ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is no other. . . .
Isaiah 53:2,3 And he shall grow up as a tender plant before him, and as a root out of a thirsty ground: there is no beauty in him, nor comeliness: and we have seen him, and there was no sightliness, that we should be desirous of him: . . .
Isaiah 55:1-3 All you that thirst, come to the waters: and you that have no money make haste, buy, and eat: come ye, buy wine and milk without money, and without any price. . . .
John 6:37 All that the Father giveth to me shall come to me: and him that cometh to me, I will not cast out.
John 7:37 And on the last, and great day of the festivity, Jesus stood and cried, saying: If any man thirst, let him come to me and drink.
Revelation 22:17 And the spirit and the bride say: Come. And he that heareth, let him say: Come. And he that thirsteth, let him come. And he that will, let him take the water of life, freely.
Matthew 23:4 For they bind heavy and insupportable burdens and lay them on men's shoulders: but with a finger of their own they will not move them.
Genesis 3:17-19 And to Adam he said: Because thou hast hearkened to the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee, that thou shouldst not eat, cursed is the earth in thy work: with labour and toil shalt thou eat thereof all the days of thy life. . . .
Job 5:7 Man is born to labour, and the bird to fly.
Job 14:1 Man born of a woman, living for a short time, is filled with many miseries.
Psalm 32:4 For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me: I am turned in my anguish, whilst the thorn is fastened.
Psalm 38:4 For my iniquities are gone over my head: and as a heavy burden are become heavy upon me.
Psalm 90:7-10 For in thy wrath we have fainted away: and are troubled in thy indignation. . . .
Ecclesiastes 1:8,14 All things are hard: man cannot explain them by word. The eye is not filled with seeing, neither is the ear filled with hearing. . . .
Ecclesiastes 2:22,23 For what profit shall a man have of all his labour, and vexation of spirit, with which he hath been tormented under the sun? . . .
Ecclesiastes 4:8 There is but one, and he hath not a second, no child, no brother, and yet he ceaseth not to labour, neither are his eyes satisfied with riches, neither doth he reflect, saying: For whom do I labour, and defraud my soul of good things? in this also is vanity, and a grievous vexation.
Isaiah 1:4 Woe to the sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a wicked seed, ungracious children: they have forsaken the Lord, they have blasphemed the Holy One of Israel, they are gone away backwards.
Isaiah 61:3 To appoint to the mourners of Sion, and to give them a crown for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, a garment of praise for the spirit of grief: and they shall be called in it the mighty ones of justice, the planting of the Lord to glorify him.
Isaiah 66:2 My hand made all these things, and all these things were made, saith the Lord. But to whom shall I have respect, but to him that is poor and little, and of a contrite spirit, and that trembleth at my words?
Micah 6:6-8 What shall I offer to the Lord that is worthy? wherewith shall I kneel before the high God? shall I offer holocausts unto him, and calves of a year old? . . .
Acts 15:10 Now therefore, why tempt you God to put a yoke upon the necks of the disciples which neither our fathers nor we have been able to bear?
Romans 7:22-25 For I am delighted with the law of God, according to the inward man: . . .
Galatians 5:1 Stand fast and be not held again under the yoke of bondage.
Matthew 11:29 Take up my yoke upon you, and learn of me, because I am meek, and humble of heart: And you shall find rest to your souls.
Psalm 94:13 That thou mayst give him rest from the evil days: till a pit be dug for the wicked.
Psalm 116:7 Turn, O my soul, into thy rest: for the Lord hath been bountiful to thee.
Isaiah 11:10 In that day the root of Jesse, who standeth for an ensign of the people, him the Gentiles shall beseech, and his sepulchre shall be glorious.
Isaiah 28:12 To whom he said: This is my rest, refresh the weary, and this is my refreshing: and they would not hear.
Isaiah 48:17,18 Thus saith the Lord thy redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: I am the Lord thy God that teach thee profitable things, that govern thee in the way that thou walkest. . . .
Jeremiah 6:16 Thus saith the Lord: Stand ye on the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, which is the good way, and walk ye in it: and you shall find refreshment for your souls. And they said: We will not walk.
2 Thessalonians 1:7 And to you who are troubled, rest with us, when the Lord Jesus shall be revealed from heaven with the angels of his power:
Hebrews 4:1 Let us fear therefore lest, the promise being left of entering into his rest, any of you should be thought to be wanting.
ContextRest for the Weary
…27All things are delivered to me by my Father. And no one knoweth the Son but the Father: neither doth any one know the Father, but the Son, and he to whom it shall please the Son to reveal him. 28Come to me all you that labor and are burdened, and I will refresh you. 29Take up my yoke upon you, and learn of me, because I am meek, and humble of heart: And you shall find rest to your souls.…
To whom he said: This is my rest, refresh the weary, and this is my refreshing: and they would not hear.
For I have inebriated the weary soul: and I have filled every hungry soul.
And on the last, and great day of the festivity, Jesus stood and cried, saying: If any man thirst, let him come to me and drink.
I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring you ought to support the weak and to remember the word of the Lord Jesus, how he said: It is a more blessed thing to give, rather than to receive.
Additional TranslationsCome to Me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.
Come to Me, all those toiling and being burdened, and I will give you rest.
Come to me, all you that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Come to me, all ye who labour and are burdened, and I will give you rest.
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Come to me, all ye that labor, and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
"Come to me, all you toiling and burdened ones, and *I* will give you rest.
"Come to me, all you who labor and are heavily burdened, and I will give you rest.
'Come unto me, all ye labouring and burdened ones, and I will give you rest,
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