Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.

And pierced

General references

Bible References

The love

Matthew 23:14
(Added verse not retained in Sawyer)
Titus 1:11
whom it is necessary to silence, who mislead whole families, teaching for base gain what they ought not.
Revelation 18:13
cinnamon and amomum and incense and ointment and frankincense, and wine and oil and fine flour and wheat and cattle and sheep, and of horses and chariots and servants, and souls of men.


1 Timothy 6:21
which some having professed have erred from the faith. The grace be with you.
2 Timothy 4:10
for Demas forsook me having loved the present life and went to Thessalonica, Cresces to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia;
Jude 1:11
Woe to them; for they have gone in the way of Cain, and rushed into the error of Balaam for a reward, and perished in the contradiction of Korah.
Revelation 2:14
But I have a few things against you; you have there those who hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balak to put an occasion of sin before the children of Israel, both to eat things offered to idols and to commit fornication.

And pierced

2 Peter 2:7
and delivered righteous Lot, vexed by the lewd conduct of the wicked;??8 for that righteous man living among them vexed his righteous soul from day to day by seeing and hearing their wicked deeds;??9 the Lord knows how to deliver the pious from trial, and to keep the wicked to the day of judgment to be punished,

General references

Matthew 6:19
Lay not up for yourselves treasures on the earth, where a moth and corrosion destroy, and where thieves dig through and steal.
Mark 4:7
And some fell among thorns; and the thorns came up and choked it, and it yielded no fruit.