Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk as men?

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Bible References

For whereas

1 Corinthians 1:11
For it has been reported to me about you, my brothers, by some of Chloe's family, that there is quarreling [going on] among you.
1 Corinthians 6:1
If any one of you has a complaint against someone, how can you dare to take it before non-Christian judges [to be decided], instead of before the saints [i.e., God's holy people]?
1 Corinthians 11:18
For first of all, I have been informed [Note: This was probably by Chloe's family. See 1:11] that divisions exist among you people when you assemble as a congregation. And I am inclined to believe it [is true].
2 Corinthians 12:20
For I am afraid that somehow, when I come [to you], I might not find you the way I want you to be, and you might not find me the way you want me to be. I am afraid there might be quarrelling, jealousy, angry outbursts, factious spirits, slander, gossip, arrogance and [other] disturbances [there].
Galatians 5:15
But if you [unlovingly] bite and eat one another [i.e., figuratively], be careful that you do not totally consume one another.
James 3:16
For when jealousy and rivalry exist, there is [also] disorder and every [kind of] evil practice.
James 4:1
Where do conflicts and fights among you come from? Do they not come from your [desire for] pleasures which produces inner conflict?

And walk

Mark 7:21
For from within, out of people's hearts, proceed evil thoughts, sexual immorality, stealing, murder, extramarital affairs,
Ephesians 2:2
You practiced such things when you lived according to the evil ways of this world, and according to the ruler of the [spiritual] powers of the air. [Note: This refers to Satan, whose influence permeates life around us]. He is the [evil] spirit who is now at work in people who are disobedient [to God].
Ephesians 4:22
You were [taught] to put away [the conduct of] your former lifestyle, your old person who is being corrupted by deceitful desires,
Titus 3:3
For we [Christians] were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various kinds of [evil] desires and [sinful] pleasures. [We used to] live in malice and envy, hating people and being hated by them.
1 Peter 4:2
So then, you should no longer live the rest of your lives [to satisfy] the sinful desires of your body, but to do what God wants.

General references

John 10:19
The Jews who heard these words became divided again [i.e., over their meaning].
Galatians 5:15
But if you [unlovingly] bite and eat one another [i.e., figuratively], be careful that you do not totally consume one another.