Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal.

Bible References

I speak

1 Corinthians 13:2
and tho' I should have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and tho' I had all the faith necessary to remove mountains, and had no benevolence, it would signify nothing.
1 Corinthians 12:8
for to one the spirit gives the knowledge of the prophetical writings; to another the same spirit gives the knowledge of the doctrines of religion;
1 Corinthians 14:6
for instance, brethren, if I deliver myself to you in an unknown tongue, what good shall I do you, except I deliver to you the meaning of what is said, whether it relate to revelation, to mystical knowledge, to prophecy, or to doctrine.
2 Corinthians 12:4
this I know, that he was snatch'd up into paradise, and heard such secrets as it is not lawful for a man to reveal.
2 Peter 2:18
when their language swells with vanity, by applying to the sensual passions of the licentious, they allure those who were escap'd for a while, from such deceivers:

Have not

1 Corinthians 8:1
Now as to things offered to idols, 'tis certain that the knowledge you all pretend to have, swells you with pride, but 'tis charity that edifieth.
Matthew 25:45
to this he will reply, I declare unto you, your not doing this for one of the least of these, is the same thing as not doing it for me.
Romans 14:15
now if your brother be endanger'd by your eating, you violate the obligations of love: for such a matter as eating, will you risk his life, for whom Christ died?
Galatians 5:6
for in the christian-dispensation, neither circumcision avails any thing, nor uncircumcision, but an active benevolent faith.
1 Timothy 1:5
such a charge will produce that charity, which arises from purity, from a good conscience, and a sincere belief:
1 Peter 4:8
but above all, let your mutual benevolence be intense, for benevolence cancels a multitude of offences.


1 Corinthians 14:7
And even inanimate instruments of sound, whether pipe or harp, except they have a distinct variety of notes, how can they express any significant tune?