Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

Wherefore

1 Peter 1:18
for you know that you have not been ransomed with anything perishable like silver or gold, from the futile way of living in which you were brought up,

Laying

1 Peter 4:2
and no longer lives by what men desire, but for the rest of his earthly life by what God wills.
Romans 13:12
The night is nearly over; the day is at hand. So let us throw aside the deeds of darkness, and put on the armor of light.
Ephesians 4:22
You must lay aside with your former habits your old self which is going to ruin through its deceptive passions.
Colossians 3:5
So treat as dead your physical nature, as far as immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed are concerned; for it is really idolatry.
Hebrews 12:1
Therefore, let us too, with such a crowd of witnesses about us, throw off every impediment and the entanglement of sin, and run with determination the race for which we are entered,
James 1:21
So strip yourselves of everything that soils you, and of every evil growth, and in a humble spirit let the message that has the power to save your souls be planted in your hearts.
James 5:9
Do not complain of one another, brothers, or you will be judged. The judge is standing right at the door!

Malice

1 Peter 2:16
Live like free men, only do not make your freedom an excuse for doing wrong, but be slaves of God.
1 Corinthians 5:8
So let us keep the festival, not with old yeast nor with the yeast of vice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of purity and truth.
1 Corinthians 14:20
Brothers, you must not be children mentally. In evil be babies, but mentally be mature.
Ephesians 4:31
You must give up all bitterness, rage, anger, and loud, abusive talk, and all spite.
Titus 3:3
For we ourselves were once without understanding, disobedient, deluded, enslaved to all kinds of passions and pleasures. Our minds were full of malice and envy. Men hated us and we hated one another.

Guile

1 Peter 2:22
He committed no sin, and deceit was never on his lips.
1 Peter 3:10
For "Let him who would enjoy life And see happy days, Keep his tongue from evil, And his lips from uttering deceit.
1 Thessalonians 2:3
For our appeal does not rest on a delusion, nor spring from any impure motive; there is no fraud about it.
Revelation 14:5
and they have never been known to utter a lie; they are irreproachable.

Hypocrisies

Matthew 7:5
You hypocrite! First get the beam out of your own eye, and then you can see to get the speck out of your brother's eye.
Matthew 15:7
You hypocrites! Isaiah prophesied finely about you when he said,
Matthew 23:28
So you outwardly appear to men to be upright, but within you are full of hypocrisy and wickedness.
Matthew 24:51
and will cut him in two, and put him with the hypocrites, to weep and gnash his teeth.
Mark 12:15
Should we pay it, or refuse to pay it?" But he saw through their pretense, and said to them, "Why do you put me to such a test? Bring me a denarius to look at."
Luke 6:42
How can you say to your brother, 'Brother, just let me get that speck out of your eye,' when you cannot see the beam in your own eye? You hypocrite! First get the beam out of your own eye, and then you can see to get out the speck in your brother's eye.
Luke 11:44
Alas for you! For you are like unmarked graves which men tread upon without knowing it."
Luke 12:1
Meanwhile as the people gathered in thousands, until they actually trod on one another, he proceeded to say to his disciples first of all, "Beware of the yeast of the Pharisees, that is, hypocrisy.
James 3:17
The wisdom that is from above is first of all pure, then peaceable, considerate, willing to yield, full of compassion and good deeds, whole-hearted, straightforward.

Envies

Romans 1:29
They revel in every kind of wrongdoing, wickedness, greed, and depravity. They are full of envy, murder, quarreling, deceit, and ill-nature.
Romans 13:13
Let us live honorably, as in the light of day, not in carousing and drunkenness, or in immorality and indecency, or in quarreling and jealousy.
1 Corinthians 3:2
I fed you with milk, not solid food, for you were not ready for it. Why, you are not ready for it now,
2 Corinthians 12:20
for I am afraid that perhaps when I come I may find you not as I want to find you, and that you may find me not as you want to find me. I am afraid that perhaps there may be quarreling, jealousy, bad feeling, rivalry, slander, gossip, conceit, and disorder,
Galatians 5:21
envy, drunkenness, carousing, and the like. I warn you as I did before that people who do such things will have no share in the Kingdom of God.
James 3:14
But if you cherish bitter feelings of jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, do not pride yourselves on it and thus belie the truth.
James 4:5
Do you suppose the Scripture means nothing when it says, "He yearns jealously over the Spirit he has put in our hearts?"

All evil

1 Peter 4:4
They are amazed that you no longer join them in plunging into the flood of dissipation, and they abuse you for it;
Ephesians 4:31
You must give up all bitterness, rage, anger, and loud, abusive talk, and all spite.
Colossians 3:8
But now you too must put them all aside??nger, rage, spite, rough, abusive talk??hese must be banished from your lips.
1 Timothy 3:11
Their wives too must be serious, not gossips; they must be temperate, and perfectly trustworthy.
Titus 2:3
Teach the older women, too, to be reverent in their behavior, and not to gossip or be slaves of drink, but to be teachers of what is right,
James 4:11
Do not talk against one another, brothers. Whoever talks against a brother or condemns his brother talks against the Law, and condemns the Law. But if you condemn the Law you are not an observer of the Law but its judge.

General references

John 10:5
But they will never follow a stranger but will run away from him, because they do not know the voices of strangers."