Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References

As

1 Peter 1:1
Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the chosen who are residing temporarily in the dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,
Genesis 23:4
"I [am] a stranger and an alien among you; give to me {my own burial site} among you so that I may bury my dead from before me.
Genesis 47:9
And Jacob said to Pharaoh, "The days of the years of my sojourning [are] one hundred and thirty years. Few and hard have been the days of the years of my life, and they have not reached the days of the years of the lives of my ancestors in the days of their sojourning."
Leviticus 25:23
" 'But the land must not be sold in perpetuity, because the land [is] mine, because you [are] aliens and temporary residents with me.
1 Chronicles 29:15
For we [are] strangers before you and sojourners like all our ancestors. Our days [are] like the shadow upon earth, and there is no hope [of abiding].
Psalm 39:12
Hear my prayer, O Yahweh, and listen [to] my cry for help; do not be deaf to my tears. For I [am] an alien with you, a sojourner like all my ancestors.
Psalm 119:19
I [am] a sojourner on the earth; do not hide your commands from me.
Hebrews 11:13
These all died in faith without receiving the promises, but seeing them from a distance and welcoming [them], and admitting that they were strangers and temporary residents on the earth.

Abstain

1 Peter 4:2
in order to live the remaining time in the flesh no longer for human desires, but for the will of God.
Luke 21:34
"But take care for yourselves, lest your hearts are weighed down with dissipation and drunkenness and the worries of daily life, and that day come upon you suddenly
Acts 15:20
but we should write a letter to them to abstain from the pollution of idols and from sexual immorality and from what has been strangled and from blood.
Romans 8:13
For if you live according to the flesh, you are going to die, but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
Romans 13:13
Let us live decently, as in the day, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and licentiousness, not in strife and jealousy.
2 Corinthians 7:1
Therefore [since we] have these promises, dear friends, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of body and spirit, accomplishing holiness in the fear of God.
Galatians 5:16
But I say, live by the Spirit, and you will never carry out the desire of the flesh.
2 Timothy 2:22
But flee from youthful desires, and pursue righteousness, faith, love, [and] peace, in company with those who call upon the Lord from a pure heart.
1 John 2:15
Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him,

War

Romans 7:23
but I observe another law in my members, at war with the law of my mind and making me captive to the law of sin that exists in my members.
Romans 8:13
For if you live according to the flesh, you are going to die, but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
Galatians 5:17
For the flesh desires against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh, for these are in opposition to one another, so that whatever you want, you may not do these [things].
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who want to be rich fall into temptation and a trap and many foolish and harmful desires, which plunge those people into ruin and destruction.
James 4:1
From where [are] conflicts and from where [are] quarrels among you? [Is it] not from this, from your pleasures that wage war among your members?

General references

Genesis 21:34
And Abraham dwelled as an alien in the land of the Philistines many days.
Leviticus 15:16
" 'And if an emission of semen goes out from anyone, then he shall wash all of his body with water, and he shall be unclean until the evening.
Proverbs 7:26
For many slain she has laid low, and countless [are] all of her killings.
Isaiah 32:16
Then justice will dwell in the wilderness, and righteousness will live in the fruitful field.