New International Version
The hardworking farmer should be the first to receive a share of the crops.
King James Bible
The husbandman that laboureth must be first partaker of the fruits.
Darby Bible Translation
The husbandman must labour before partaking of the fruits.
World English Bible
The farmers who labor must be the first to get a share of the crops.
Young's Literal Translation
the labouring husbandman it behoveth first of the fruits to partake;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The husbandman that laboureth - That is: The husbandman must first till his ground before he can expect a crop; and he must till it according to the proper rules of agriculture, else he cannot have a crop. The combatant must fight and conquer, and fight according to the laws of the agones, before he can be crowned; so the Christian minister must labor in the spiritual vineyard, and labor too under the eye and according to the direction of his Master, before he can expect that crown of righteousness that fadeth not away.
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that laboureth must be first partaker of the fruits. or, labouring first, must be partaker of the fruits.
LibraryTwenty-Seventh Day. Holiness and Service.
If a man therefore cleanse himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, meet for the Master's use, prepared unto every good work.'--2 Tim. ii. 21. 'A holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices. A holy nation, that ye may show forth the excellences of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvellous light.'--1 Pet. ii. 5, 9. Through the whole of Scripture we have seen that whatever God sanctifies is to be used in the service of His Holiness. His Holiness …
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That, Namely, Befalleth them which in Undisciplined Younger Widows...
The one who guards a fig tree will eat its fruit, and whoever protects their master will be honored.
1 Corinthians 9:10
Surely he says this for us, doesn't he? Yes, this was written for us, because whoever plows and threshes should be able to do so in the hope of sharing in the harvest.
2 Timothy 2:7
Reflect on what I am saying, for the Lord will give you insight into all this.
Land that drinks in the rain often falling on it and that produces a crop useful to those for whom it is farmed receives the blessing of God.
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