Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

The lust of the flesh

Numbers 11:4
The rabble who were among them had greedy desires; and also the sons of Israel wept again and said, "Who will give us meat to eat?
Psalm 78:18
And in their heart they put God to the test By asking food according to their desire.
Proverbs 6:25
Do not desire her beauty in your heart, Nor let her capture you with her eyelids.
Matthew 5:28
but I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
Romans 13:14
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lusts.
1 Corinthians 10:6
Now these things happened as examples for us, so that we would not crave evil things as they also craved.
Galatians 5:17
For the flesh sets its desire against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are in opposition to one another, so that you may not do the things that you please.
Ephesians 2:3
Among them we too all formerly lived in the lusts of our flesh, indulging the desires of the flesh and of the mind, and were by nature children of wrath, even as the rest.
Titus 2:12
instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires and to live sensibly, righteously and godly in the present age,
Titus 3:3
For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.
1 Peter 1:14
As obedient children, do not be conformed to the former lusts which were yours in your ignorance,
1 Peter 2:11
Beloved, I urge you as aliens and strangers to abstain from fleshly lusts which wage war against the soul.
1 Peter 4:2
so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for the lusts of men, but for the will of God.
2 Peter 2:10
and especially those who indulge the flesh in its corrupt desires and despise authority Daring, self-willed, they do not tremble when they revile angelic majesties,
Jude 1:16
These are grumblers, finding fault, following after their own lusts; they speak arrogantly, flattering people for the sake of gaining an advantage.

And the lust

Genesis 3:6
When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was desirable to make one wise, she took from its fruit and ate; and she gave also to her husband with her, and he ate.
Genesis 6:2
that the sons of God saw that the daughters of men were beautiful; and they took wives for themselves, whomever they chose.
Joshua 7:21
when I saw among the spoil a beautiful mantle from Shinar and two hundred shekels of silver and a bar of gold fifty shekels in weight, then I coveted them and took them; and behold, they are concealed in the earth inside my tent with the silver underneath it."
Job 31:1
"I have made a covenant with my eyes; How then could I gaze at a virgin?
Psalm 119:36
Incline my heart to Your testimonies And not to dishonest gain.
Ecclesiastes 5:10
He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves abundance with its income. This too is vanity.
Matthew 4:8
Again, the devil took Him to a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory;
Luke 4:5
And he led Him up and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.

And the pride

Esther 1:3
in the third year of his reign he gave a banquet for all his princes and attendants, the army officers of Persia and Media, the nobles and the princes of his provinces being in his presence.
Psalm 73:6
Therefore pride is their necklace; The garment of violence covers them.
Daniel 4:30
"The king reflected and said, 'Is this not Babylon the great, which I myself have built as a royal residence by the might of my power and for the glory of my majesty?'
Revelation 18:11
"And the merchants of the earth weep and mourn over her, because no one buys their cargoes any more--

Is not

James 3:15
This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, natural, demonic.

General references

Leviticus 11:20
'All the winged insects that walk on all fours are detestable to you.
Proverbs 23:31
Do not look on the wine when it is red, When it sparkles in the cup, When it goes down smoothly;
Matthew 6:19
"Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.
Mark 4:7
"Other seed fell among the thorns, and the thorns came up and choked it, and it yielded no crop.
Luke 14:33
"So then, none of you can be My disciple who does not give up all his own possessions.