New Living Translation
And hardworking farmers should be the first to enjoy the fruit of their labor.
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;
2 Timothy 2:6 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:6 Unless he labour first, he will reap no fruit.
LibraryIntroductory Note to the Epistle of Mathetes to Diognetus
[a.d. 130.] The anonymous author of this Epistle gives himself the title (Mathetes) "a disciple  of the Apostles," and I venture to adopt it as his name. It is about all we know of him, and it serves a useful end. I place his letter here, as a sequel to the Clementine Epistle, for several reasons, which I think scholars will approve: (1) It is full of the Pauline spirit, and exhales the same pure and primitive fragrance which is characteristic of Clement. (2) No theory as to its date very much …
Mathetes—The Epistle of Mathetes to Diognetus
Epistle xxxv. To Leontius, Ex-Consul.
Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners Or, a Brief Relation of the Exceeding Mercy of God in Christ, to his Poor Servant, John Bunyan
The vine and the Branches
As workers who tend a fig tree are allowed to eat the fruit, so workers who protect their employer's interests will be rewarded.
1 Corinthians 9:10
Wasn't he actually speaking to us? Yes, it was written for us, so that the one who plows and the one who threshes the grain might both expect a share of the harvest.
2 Timothy 2:7
Think about what I am saying. The Lord will help you understand all these things.
When the ground soaks up the falling rain and bears a good crop for the farmer, it has God's blessing.
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