Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law.

Bible References

Sting

Genesis 3:17
Then to Adam He said, “Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree about which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat from it’;
Cursed is the ground because of you;
In toil you will eat of it
All the days of your life.
Psalm 90:3
You turn man back into dust
And say, “Return, O children of men.”
Proverbs 14:32
The wicked is thrust down by his wrongdoing,
But the righteous has a refuge when he dies.
John 8:21
Then He said again to them, “I go away, and you will seek Me, and will die in your sin; where I am going, you cannot come.”
Romans 5:15
But the free gift is not like the transgression. For if by the transgression of the one the many died, much more did the grace of God and the gift by the grace of the one Man, Jesus Christ, abound to the many.
Romans 6:23
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Hebrews 9:27
And inasmuch as it is appointed for men to die once and after this comes judgment,

The strength

Romans 3:19
Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;
Romans 4:15
for the Law brings about wrath, but where there is no law, there also is no violation.
Romans 5:13
for until the Law sin was in the world, but sin is not imputed when there is no law.
Romans 7:5
For while we were in the flesh, the sinful passions, which were aroused by the Law, were at work in the members of our body to bear fruit for death.
Galatians 3:10
For as many as are of the works of the Law are under a curse; for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who does not abide by all things written in the book of the law, to perform them.”