Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

The lust of the flesh

Numbers 11:4
And the mixed multitude that was among them lusted exceedingly: and the children of Israel also wept again, and said, Who shall give us flesh to eat?
Psalm 78:18
And they tempted God in their heart By asking food according to their desire.
Proverbs 6:25
Lust not after her beauty in thy heart; Neither let her take thee with her eyelids.
Matthew 5:28
but I say unto you, that every one that looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
Romans 13:14
But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof .
1 Corinthians 10:6
Now these things were our examples, to the intent we should not lust after evil things, as they also lusted.
Galatians 5:17
For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are contrary the one to the other; that ye may not do the things that ye would.
Ephesians 2:3
among whom we also all once lived in the lust of our flesh, doing 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 the intent that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly and righteously and godly in this present world;
Titus 3:3
For we also once were foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.
1 Peter 1:14
as children of obedience, not fashioning yourselves according to your former lusts in the time of your ignorance:
1 Peter 2:11
Beloved, I beseech you as sojourners and pilgrims, to abstain from fleshly lust, which war against the soul;
1 Peter 4:2
that ye no longer should live the rest of your time in flesh to the lusts of men, but to the will of God.
2 Peter 2:10
but chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of defilement, and despise dominion. Daring, self-willed, they tremble not to rail at dignities:
Jude 1:16
These are murmurers, complainers, walking after their lusts (and their mouth speaketh great swelling words ), showing respect of persons for the sake of advantage.

And the lust

Genesis 3:6
And 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 to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat; and she gave also unto her husband with her, and he did eat.
Genesis 6:2
that the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all that they chose.
Joshua 7:21
when I saw among the spoil a goodly Babylonish mantle, and two hundred shekels of silver, and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, then I coveted them, and took them; and, behold, they are hid in the earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.
Job 31:1
I made a covenant with mine eyes; How then should I look upon a virgin?
Psalm 119:36
Incline my heart unto thy testimonies, And not to covetousness.
Ecclesiastes 5:10
He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance, with increase: this also is vanity.
Matthew 4:8
Again, the devil taketh him unto an exceeding high mountain, and showeth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them;
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 made a feast unto all his princes and his servants; the power of Persia and Media, the nobles and princes of the provinces, being before him;
Psalm 73:6
Therefore pride is as a chain about their neck; Violence covereth them as a garment.
Daniel 4:30
The king spake and said, Is not this great Babylon, which I have built for the royal dwelling-place, 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, for no man buyeth their merchandise any more;

Is not

James 3:15
This wisdom is not a wisdom that cometh down from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.

General references

Leviticus 11:20
All winged creeping things that go upon all fours are an abomination unto you.
Proverbs 23:31
Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, When it sparkleth in the cup, When it goeth down smoothly:
Matthew 6:19
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust consume, and where thieves break through and steal:
Mark 4:7
And other fell among the thorns, and the thorns grew up, and choked it, and it yielded no fruit.
Luke 14:33
So therefore whosoever he be of you that renounceth not all that he hath, he cannot be my disciple.