Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on 1 Thessalonians 4:11 in English Standard Version "and to aspire to live quietly, and to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we instructed you," Pr 17:14 The beginning of strife is like letting out water, so quit before the quarrel breaks out. Pr 20:3 It is an honor for a man to keep aloof from strife, but every fool will be quarreling. Pr 25:8 do not hastily bring into court, for what will you do in the end, when your neighbor puts you to shame? Ac 18:3 and because he was of the same trade he stayed with them and worked, for they were tentmakers by trade. Eph 4:28 Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need. 2Th 3:11 For we hear that some among you walk in idleness, not busy at work, but busybodies. 2Th 3:12 Now such persons we command and encourage in the Lord Jesus Christ to do their work quietly and to earn their own living. 1Pe 4:15 But let none of you suffer as a murderer or a thief or an evildoer or as a meddler.