Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Thieves

Psalm 50:17
You hate instruction
and turn your back on My words.
Isaiah 1:23
Your rulers are rebels,
friends of thieves.
They all love graft
and chase after bribes.
They do not defend the rights of the fatherless,
and the widow’s case never comes before them.
Jeremiah 7:11
Has this house, which is called by My name, become a den of robbers in your view? Yes, I too have seen it.”

This is the Lord’s declaration.
Ezekiel 22:13
“Now look, I clap My hands together against the dishonest profit you have made and against the blood shed among you.
Matthew 21:19
Seeing a lone fig tree by the road, He went up to it and found nothing on it except leaves. And He said to it, “May no fruit ever come from you again!” At once the fig tree withered.
Matthew 23:14
[“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! You devour widows’ houses and make long prayers just for show. This is why you will receive a harsher punishment.]
John 12:6
He didn’t say this because he cared about the poor but because he was a thief. He was in charge of the money-bag and would steal part of what was put in it.
Ephesians 4:28
The thief must no longer steal. Instead, he must do honest work with his own hands, so that he has something to share with anyone in need.
1 Thessalonians 4:6
This means one must not transgress against and defraud his brother in this matter, because the Lord is an avenger of all these offenses, as we also previously told and warned you.
1 Peter 4:15
None of you, however, should suffer as a murderer, a thief, an evildoer, or a meddler.

Covetous

1 Corinthians 5:11
But now I am writing you not to associate with anyone who claims to be a believer who is sexually immoral or greedy, an idolater or verbally abusive, a drunkard or a swindler. Do not even eat with such a person.

General references

Genesis 19:7
He said, “Don’t do this evil, my brothers.
Exodus 20:15
Do not steal.
Exodus 30:19
Aaron and his sons must wash their hands and feet from the basin.
Proverbs 2:18
for her house sinks down to death
and her ways to the land of the departed spirits.
Proverbs 8:5
Learn to be shrewd, you who are inexperienced;
develop common sense, you who are foolish.
Proverbs 20:1
Wine is a mocker, beer is a brawler,
and whoever staggers because of them is not wise.
Isaiah 11:6
The wolf will live with the lamb,
and the leopard will lie down with the goat.
The calf, the young lion, and the fatling will be together,
and a child will lead them.
Isaiah 32:16
Then justice will inhabit the wilderness,
and righteousness will dwell in the orchard.
Luke 5:32
I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.”
Acts 10:12
In it were all the four-footed animals and reptiles of the earth, and the birds of the sky.

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