Remember the word that I said unto you, A servant is not greater than his lord. If they persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they kept my word, they will keep yours also.
and because he was of the same trade, he abode with them, and they wrought, for by their trade they were tentmakers.
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or anguish, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
Bless them that persecute you; bless, and curse not.
Even so did the Lord ordain that they that proclaim the gospel should live of the gospel.
But I have used none of these things: and I write not these things that it may be so done in my case; for (it were) good for me rather to die, than that any man should make my glorifying void.
For ye remember, brethren, our labor and travail: working night and day, that we might not burden any of you, we preached unto you the gospel of God.
neither did we eat bread for nought at any man's hand, but in labor and travail, working night and day, that we might not burden any of you: