Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers,

The ungodly

General references

Bible References

The law

Romans 4:13
For the promise to Abraham or to his seed, for him to be heir of the world, was not through law, but through a righteousness of faith.
Romans 5:20
And the law entered so that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace was more abundant,
Romans 6:14
for sin will not have dominion over you. For ye are not under law, but under grace.
Galatians 3:10
For as many as are from works of law are under a curse, for it is written, Cursed is every man who does not continue in all things written in the book of the law, to do them.
Galatians 5:23
gentleness, self-control. Against such things there is no law.


Romans 1:30
being gossips, slanderous, God-hating, aggressors, arrogant boasters, contrivers of evil things, disobedient to parents;
Titus 1:16
They profess to know God, but in their works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and worthless for every good work.
Titus 3:3
For we also were formerly foolish, disobedient, being led astray, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in evil and envy, hateful, hating each other.
Hebrews 11:31
By faith Rahab the harlot was not destroyed with those who were disobedient, having received the spies with peace.
1 Peter 2:7
To you therefore who believe is the preciousness, but for men who disobey, A stone that the builders rejected, this became the head of the corner,
1 Peter 3:20
who were disobedient formerly, when the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah who prepared an ark in which a few, that is, eight souls were saved through water.

The ungodly

1 Peter 4:18
And if the righteous man is scarcely saved, where will the irreverent and sinful man appear?


Jeremiah 23:11
For both prophet and priest are profane. Yea, in my house I have found their wickedness, says LORD.
Ezekiel 21:25
And thou, O deadly wounded wicked man, the ruler of Israel, whose day has come, in the time of the iniquity of the end,
Hebrews 12:16
lest a fornicator or profane man like Esau, who, in place of one meal sold his birthright.


Leviticus 20:9
For he who curses his father or his mother shall surely be put to death. He has cursed his father or his mother; his blood shall be upon him.
Deuteronomy 27:16
Cursed be he who dishonors his father or his mother. And all the people shall say, Amen.
2 Samuel 16:11
And David said to Abishai, and to all his servants, Behold, my son, who came forth from my bowels, seeks my life. How much more [may] this Benjamite now [do it]? Let him alone, and let him curse, for LORD has bidden him.
2 Samuel 17:1
Moreover Ahithophel said to Absalom, Let me now choose out twelve thousand men, and I will arise and pursue after David this night.
2 Kings 19:37
And it came to pass, as he was worshipping in the house of Nisroch his god, that Adrammelech and Sharezer smote him with the sword, and they escaped into the land of Ararat. And Esar-haddon his son reigned in his stead.
2 Chronicles 32:21
And LORD sent a [heavenly] agent who cut off all the mighty men of valor, and the leaders and captains, in the camp of the king of Assyria. So he returned with shame of face to his own land. And when he came into the house of his g
Proverbs 20:20
He who curses his father or his mother, his lamp shall be put out in blackness of darkness.
Proverbs 28:24
He who robs his father or his mother, and says, It is no transgression, the same is the companion of a destroyer.
Proverbs 30:11
There is a generation who curses their father, and does not bless their mother.
Matthew 10:21
And a brother will deliver up a brother to death, and a father a child. And children will rise up against parents, and condemn them to death.


Genesis 9:5
And surely your blood, [the blood] of your lives, I will require. At the hand of every beast I will require it. And at the hand of man, even at the hand of every man's brother, I will require the life of man.
Exodus 20:13
Thou shall not murder.
Exodus 21:14
And if a man comes presumptuously upon his neighbor, to kill him with guile, thou shall take him from my altar, that he may die.
Numbers 35:30
Whoever kills any person, the murderer shall be slain at the mouth of witnesses, but one witness shall not testify against any person so that he dies.
Deuteronomy 21:6
And all the elders of that city, who are nearest to the slain man, shall wash their hands over the heifer whose neck was broken in the valley,
Proverbs 28:17
A man who is laden with the blood of any person shall flee to the pit. Let no man stay him.
Galatians 5:21
envyings, murders, intoxications, revelings, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, as I also did forewarn, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.
Revelation 21:8
But for the cowards, and unbelieving, and sinful, and abominable, and murderers, and fornicators, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, their part is in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.
Revelation 22:15
Outside are the dogs, and the sorcerers, and the fornicators, and the murderers, and the idolaters, and every man who loves and makes a lie.

General references

Exodus 20:13
Thou shall not murder.