Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things, as silver and gold, from your vain conversation received by tradition from your fathers;
none of them can by any means ransom his brother, nor give God an atonement for him;
1 Corinthians 6:20
For ye are bought with a price, therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God's.
1 Corinthians 7:23
Ye are bought with a price; do not make yourselves the slaves of men.
1 Peter 1:7
that the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold (which perishes, nevertheless it is tried with fire), might be found unto praise and glory and honour when Jesus, the Christ, is made manifest;
Surely man walks in darkness; surely they are disquieted in vain; they heap up riches not knowing who shall gather them.
Trust not in violence and become not vain in the taking of spoil; if riches increase, set not your heart upon them.
At that time it shall be said to this people and to Jerusalem, A dry wind of the high places of the wilderness came toward the daughter of my people, not to fan, nor to cleanse.
because having known God, they did not glorify him as God, neither were thankful, but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
1 Corinthians 3:20
And again, The Lord knows the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.
1 Peter 4:3
For it should suffice us that during the time past of our life we had done the will of the Gentiles, when we conversed in lasciviousness, lusts, drunkenness, gluttony, orgies, and abominable idolatries.
but have walked after the imagination of their own heart and after the Baalim, which their fathers taught them,
O LORD, my strength, and my fortress, and my refuge in the time of the affliction; Gentiles shall come unto thee from the ends of the earth and shall say, Surely our fathers have inherited lies, vanity, and things in which there is no profit.
But we will certainly do whatsoever thing goes forth out of our own mouth to burn incense unto the queen of heaven and to pour out drink offerings unto her as we have done, we, and our fathers, our kings, and our princes, in the cities of Judah, and in the streets of Jerusalem; for then had we plenty of victuals, and were well, and saw no evil.
But I said unto their sons in the wilderness: Do not walk in the statutes of your fathers, neither keep their laws, nor defile yourselves with their idols:
Thus hath the LORD said: For three transgressions of Judah and for the fourth, I will not convert her because they have despised the law of the LORD and have not kept his statutes, and their lies caused them to err after which their fathers have walked:
Do not be as your fathers, unto whom the former prophets have cried, saying, Thus hath the LORD of the hosts said; Turn now from your evil ways and from your evil doings: but they did not hear, nor hearken unto me, said the LORD.
Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat bread.
Ye stiffnecked and uncircumcised in heart and ears, ye do always resist the Holy Spirit; as your fathers did, so do ye.
But when they knew that he was a Jew, all with one voice about the space of two hours cried out, Great is Diana of the Ephesians.
who gave himself for our sins that he might deliver us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father,
Whoever touches these things shall be unclean and shall wash his clothes and bathe himself in water and be unclean until the evening.
and received of the firstborn of the sons of Israel, in money, a thousand three hundred and sixty-five shekels, after the shekel of the sanctuary.
one young bullock, one ram, one lamb of the first year, for a burnt offering;
For thus saith the LORD, Ye have sold yourselves for nothing; and ye shall be redeemed without money.
Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
But we were hoping that it was he who should redeem Israel, and beside all this, today is the third day since these things were done.