100 Bible Verses about Working Together

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 ESV / 972 helpful votes

Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Again, if two lie together, they keep warm, but how can one keep warm alone? And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.

Proverbs 27:17 ESV / 578 helpful votes

Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.

Hebrews 10:24-25 ESV / 519 helpful votes

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

Ecclesiastes 4:9 ESV / 396 helpful votes

Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil.

Matthew 18:20 ESV / 337 helpful votes

For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”

Psalm 133:1 ESV / 318 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Of David. Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!

Colossians 3:23 ESV / 293 helpful votes

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men,

Ephesians 4:16 ESV / 259 helpful votes

From whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love.

1 Corinthians 3:9 ESV / 224 helpful votes

For we are God's fellow workers. You are God's field, God's building.

1 Corinthians 1:10 ESV / 218 helpful votes

I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment.

Galatians 6:9 ESV / 196 helpful votes

And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.

1 Corinthians 12:12-27 ESV / 192 helpful votes

For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit. For the body does not consist of one member but of many. If the foot should say, “Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body,” that would not make it any less a part of the body. And if the ear should say, “Because I am not an eye, I do not belong to the body,” that would not make it any less a part of the body. ...

1 Thessalonians 5:14-22 ESV / 190 helpful votes

And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all. See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone. Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. ...

Genesis 2:18 ESV / 152 helpful votes

Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.”

John 15:4-5 ESV / 151 helpful votes

Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me. I am the vine; you are the branches. Whoever abides in me and I in him, he it is that bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.

3 John 1:8 ESV / 149 helpful votes

Therefore we ought to support people like these, that we may be fellow workers for the truth.

1 John 1:7 ESV / 146 helpful votes

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.

Romans 15:5-6 ESV / 145 helpful votes

May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus, that together you may with one voice glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 142 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Mark 6:7 ESV / 137 helpful votes

And he called the twelve and began to send them out two by two, and gave them authority over the unclean spirits.

Romans 12:16 ESV / 136 helpful votes

Live in harmony with one another. Do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly. Never be wise in your own sight.

Romans 12:10 ESV / 122 helpful votes

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.

Romans 12:4-5 ESV / 122 helpful votes

For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function, so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.

Matthew 28:19-20 ESV / 121 helpful votes

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

1 Corinthians 12:12-13 ESV / 112 helpful votes

For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit.

1 Peter 3:8 ESV / 108 helpful votes

Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.

Ephesians 4:3 ESV / 105 helpful votes

Eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Ephesians 4:11-12 ESV / 104 helpful votes

And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ,

Ephesians 4:11-13 ESV / 104 helpful votes

And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ,

Philippians 2:3-4 ESV / 99 helpful votes

Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.

Philippians 2:3 ESV / 99 helpful votes

Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.

Proverbs 12:11 ESV / 91 helpful votes

Whoever works his land will have plenty of bread, but he who follows worthless pursuits lacks sense.

Colossians 2:19 ESV / 90 helpful votes

And not holding fast to the Head, from whom the whole body, nourished and knit together through its joints and ligaments, grows with a growth that is from God.

1 Corinthians 12:20-25 ESV / 90 helpful votes

As it is, there are many parts, yet one body. The eye cannot say to the hand, “I have no need of you,” nor again the head to the feet, “I have no need of you.” On the contrary, the parts of the body that seem to be weaker are indispensable, and on those parts of the body that we think less honorable we bestow the greater honor, and our unpresentable parts are treated with greater modesty, which our more presentable parts do not require. But God has so composed the body, giving greater honor to the part that lacked it, ...

Psalm 90:17 ESV / 90 helpful votes

Let the favor of the Lord our God be upon us, and establish the work of our hands upon us; yes, establish the work of our hands!

1 Corinthians 1:9 ESV / 89 helpful votes

God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

Ephesians 4:12 ESV / 85 helpful votes

To equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ,

Proverbs 14:23 ESV / 85 helpful votes

In all toil there is profit, but mere talk tends only to poverty.

Ephesians 4:15-16 ESV / 83 helpful votes

Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ, from whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love.

Romans 12:4 ESV / 83 helpful votes

For as in one body we have many members, and the members do not all have the same function,

1 Corinthians 15:58 ESV / 82 helpful votes

Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.

Colossians 3:14 ESV / 81 helpful votes

And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.

Ephesians 4:1-32 ESV / 80 helpful votes

I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call— one Lord, one faith, one baptism, ...

Colossians 3:23-24 ESV / 78 helpful votes

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.

Luke 6:12 ESV / 77 helpful votes

In these days he went out to the mountain to pray, and all night he continued in prayer to God.

1 Corinthians 12:26 ESV / 76 helpful votes

If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honored, all rejoice together.

1 Corinthians 12:12 ESV / 76 helpful votes

For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ.

Genesis 50:20 ESV / 75 helpful votes

As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive, as they are today.

1 Corinthians 12:13 ESV / 72 helpful votes

For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit.

Philippians 2:2 ESV / 71 helpful votes

Complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.

1 John 4:12 ESV / 70 helpful votes

No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us.

1 Thessalonians 5:14 ESV / 70 helpful votes

And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all.

Ephesians 1:11 ESV / 70 helpful votes

In him we have obtained an inheritance, having been predestined according to the purpose of him who works all things according to the counsel of his will,

1 Corinthians 3:6 ESV / 69 helpful votes

I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 67 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

Ephesians 4:32 ESV / 66 helpful votes

Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.

Deuteronomy 24:14 ESV / 66 helpful votes

“You shall not oppress a hired servant who is poor and needy, whether he is one of your brothers or one of the sojourners who are in your land within your towns.

Genesis 2:15 ESV / 66 helpful votes

The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of Eden to work it and keep it.

1 Peter 1:22 ESV / 65 helpful votes

Having purified your souls by your obedience to the truth for a sincere brotherly love, love one another earnestly from a pure heart,

Acts 4:32 ESV / 65 helpful votes

Now the full number of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one said that any of the things that belonged to him was his own, but they had everything in common.

John 4:36 ESV / 64 helpful votes

Already the one who reaps is receiving wages and gathering fruit for eternal life, so that sower and reaper may rejoice together.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 64 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

1 Corinthians 12:1-31 ESV / 62 helpful votes

Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be uninformed. You know that when you were pagans you were led astray to mute idols, however you were led. Therefore I want you to understand that no one speaking in the Spirit of God ever says “Jesus is accursed!” and no one can say “Jesus is Lord” except in the Holy Spirit. Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of service, but the same Lord; ...

Romans 15:5 ESV / 62 helpful votes

May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus,

Philippians 1:27 ESV / 59 helpful votes

Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving side by side for the faith of the gospel,

Philippians 1:5 ESV / 58 helpful votes

Because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.

Philippians 2:1-30 ESV / 57 helpful votes

So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, ...

1 Corinthians 12:12-31 ESV / 57 helpful votes

For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit. For the body does not consist of one member but of many. If the foot should say, “Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body,” that would not make it any less a part of the body. And if the ear should say, “Because I am not an eye, I do not belong to the body,” that would not make it any less a part of the body. ...

Colossians 1:24 ESV / 55 helpful votes

Now I rejoice in my sufferings for your sake, and in my flesh I am filling up what is lacking in Christ's afflictions for the sake of his body, that is, the church,

Ephesians 5:23 ESV / 55 helpful votes

For the husband is the head of the wife even as Christ is the head of the church, his body, and is himself its Savior.

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 55 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

John 17:23 ESV / 55 helpful votes

I in them and you in me, that they may become perfectly one, so that the world may know that you sent me and loved them even as you loved me.

Matthew 23:8 ESV / 55 helpful votes

But you are not to be called rabbi, for you have one teacher, and you are all brothers.

Exodus 18:1-27 ESV / 55 helpful votes

Jethro, the priest of Midian, Moses' father-in-law, heard of all that God had done for Moses and for Israel his people, how the Lord had brought Israel out of Egypt. Now Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, had taken Zipporah, Moses' wife, after he had sent her home, along with her two sons. The name of the one was Gershom (for he said, “I have been a sojourner in a foreign land”), and the name of the other, Eliezer (for he said, “The God of my father was my help, and delivered me from the sword of Pharaoh”). Jethro, Moses' father-in-law, came with his sons and his wife to Moses in the wilderness where he was encamped at the mountain of God. ...

Colossians 1:18 ESV / 54 helpful votes

And he is the head of the body, the church. He is the beginning, the firstborn from the dead, that in everything he might be preeminent.

Amos 3:3 ESV / 52 helpful votes

“Do two walk together, unless they have agreed to meet?

Ephesians 4:4 ESV / 49 helpful votes

There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to the one hope that belongs to your call—

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 48 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

1 Timothy 3:1-16 ESV / 48 helpful votes

The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task. Therefore an overseer must be above reproach, the husband of one wife, sober-minded, self-controlled, respectable, hospitable, able to teach, not a drunkard, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money. He must manage his own household well, with all dignity keeping his children submissive, for if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he care for God's church? ...

Ephesians 3:17 ESV / 47 helpful votes

So that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love,

Ephesians 3:7 ESV / 47 helpful votes

Of this gospel I was made a minister according to the gift of God's grace, which was given me by the working of his power.

1 Corinthians 4:12 ESV / 46 helpful votes

And we labor, working with our own hands. When reviled, we bless; when persecuted, we endure;

Luke 1:37 ESV / 45 helpful votes

For nothing will be impossible with God.”

2 Corinthians 6:1 ESV / 44 helpful votes

Working together with him, then, we appeal to you not to receive the grace of God in vain.

Ephesians 4:1-3 ESV / 41 helpful votes

I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

Colossians 2:2 ESV / 40 helpful votes

That their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, which is Christ,

1 Corinthians 12:27 ESV / 40 helpful votes

Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it.

Nehemiah 4:16-18 ESV / 40 helpful votes

From that day on, half of my servants worked on construction, and half held the spears, shields, bows, and coats of mail. And the leaders stood behind the whole house of Judah, who were building on the wall. Those who carried burdens were loaded in such a way that each labored on the work with one hand and held his weapon with the other. And each of the builders had his sword strapped at his side while he built. The man who sounded the trumpet was beside me.

1 Peter 4:8-10 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins. Show hospitality to one another without grumbling. As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace:

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 38 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Exodus 17:12 ESV / 37 helpful votes

But Moses' hands grew weary, so they took a stone and put it under him, and he sat on it, while Aaron and Hur held up his hands, one on one side, and the other on the other side. So his hands were steady until the going down of the sun.

1 Peter 4:10 ESV / 35 helpful votes

As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace:

Galatians 6:2 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Galatians 3:26-28 ESV / 33 helpful votes

For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith. For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is no male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.

1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV / 33 helpful votes

So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

1 Corinthians 12:17 ESV / 33 helpful votes

If the whole body were an eye, where would be the sense of hearing? If the whole body were an ear, where would be the sense of smell?

Proverbs 13:20 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.

2 Corinthians 1:1-24 ESV / 32 helpful votes

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, To the church of God that is at Corinth, with all the saints who are in the whole of Achaia: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. For as we share abundantly in Christ's sufferings, so through Christ we share abundantly in comfort too. ...

Ephesians 1:19 ESV / 31 helpful votes

And what is the immeasurable greatness of his power toward us who believe, according to the working of his great might

John 7:37 ESV / 30 helpful votes

On the last day of the feast, the great day, Jesus stood up and cried out, “If anyone thirsts, let him come to me and drink.

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