Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Wherefore

1 Peter 1:18
You know that you were redeemed from the futile way of life inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold,

Laying

1 Peter 4:2
so as to live the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human lusts, but for the will of God.
Romans 13:12
The night is far gone, the day is at hand. Let us then cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light.
Ephesians 4:22
You were taught, with regard to your former manner of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful lusts;
Colossians 3:5
Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire and greed, which is idolatry.
Hebrews 12:1
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us,
James 1:21
Therefore, putting aside all filthiness and rank growth of wickedness, in humility receive the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.
James 5:9
Do not grumble, brethren, against one another, that you may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing at the door.

Malice

1 Peter 2:16
Live as free men, but do not use your freedom as a covering for evil; live as servants of God.
1 Corinthians 5:8
Let us, therefore, celebrate the festival, not with the old leaven, the leaven of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brethren, do not be children in your thinking; be infants in evil, but in thinking be mature.
Ephesians 4:31
Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.
Titus 3:3
For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various passions and pleasures, passing our days in malice and envy, hated by men and hating one another.

Guile

1 Peter 2:22
"He committed no sin, and no deceit was found in his mouth;"
1 Peter 3:10
For, "He who would love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit.
John 1:47
Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him, and said of him, "Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom is no deceit!"
1 Thessalonians 2:3
For our appeal does not spring from error or impurity, nor is it made with deceit;
Revelation 14:5
And no lie was found in their mouth; they are blameless.

Hypocrisies

Matthew 7:5
You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother's eye.
Matthew 15:7
You hypocrites! Well did Isaiah prophesy about you, when he said:
Matthew 23:28
Even so you also outwardly appear righteous to men, but inside you are full of hypocrisy and lawlessness.
Matthew 24:51
and he will cut him to pieces and assign him a place with the hypocrites, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Mark 12:15
Should we pay them, or should we not?" But knowing their hypocrisy, he said to them, "Why do you put me to the test? Bring me a denarius, and let me look at it."
Luke 6:42
Or how can you say to your brother, 'Brother, let me remove the speck that is in your eye,' when you yourself do not see the plank that is in your own eye? You hypocrite! First take the plank from out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take out the speck that is in your brother's eye.
Luke 11:44
Woe to you! For you are like graves which are not seen, and men walk over them without knowing it."
Luke 12:1
In the meantime, when so many thousands of the multitude had gathered together that they trampled one another, he began to say to his disciples first of all, "Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
James 3:17
But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, without uncertainty or hypocrisy.

Envies

Romans 1:29
They were filled with all manner of wickedness, evil, covetousness, depravity. Full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malice; they are gossips,
Romans 13:13
Let us walk properly, as in the day, not in reveling and drunkenness, not in lewdness and lust, not in quarreling and jealousy.
1 Corinthians 3:2
I gave you milk, not solid food; for you were not yet ready for it. Indeed, even now you are not ready,
2 Corinthians 12:20
For I am afraid that when I come I may not find you what I wish you to be, and you may not find me what you wish me to be; I fear that there may be quarreling, jealousy, outbursts of anger, factions, slander, gossip, arrogance and disorder.
Galatians 5:21
envy, drunkenness, carousing, and the like. I warn you, as I warned you before, that those who do such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
James 3:14
But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and be false to the truth.
James 4:5
Or do you think that the Scripture says without reason: "He jealously desires the Spirit which he has made to dwell in us"?

All evil

1 Peter 4:4
In all this, they are surprised that you do not run with them into the same flood of dissipation, and they abuse you;
Ephesians 4:31
Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.
Colossians 3:8
But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and filthy language from your mouth.
1 Timothy 3:11
The women must likewise be dignified, not malicious gossips, but temperate, faithful in all things.
Titus 2:3
The older women likewise are to be reverent in behavior, not to be slanderers or slaves to much wine, but they are to teach what is good,
James 4:11
Do not speak against one another, brethren. He who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge of it.

General references

John 10:5
A stranger they will not follow, but they will flee from him, for they do not know the voice of strangers."