Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And his servants came near, and spake unto him, and said, My father, if the prophet had bid thee do some great thing, wouldest thou not have done it? how much rather then, when he saith to thee, Wash, and be clean?
How much rather
2 Kings 5:3
She said to her mistress, “I wish that my master were
with the prophet who is in Samaria! Then he would cure him of his leprosy.”
1 Samuel 25:14
But one of the young men told Abigail, Nabal’s wife, saying, “Behold, David sent messengers from the wilderness to
greet our master, and he scorned them.
1 Kings 20:23
Now the servants of the king of Aram said to him, “
Their gods are gods of the mountains, therefore they were stronger than we; but rather let us fight against them in the plain, and surely we will be stronger than they.
“But it is a spirit in man,
breath of the Almighty gives them understanding.
Ebed-melech the Ethiopian, a eunuch, while he was in the king’s palace, heard that they had put Jeremiah into the cistern. Now the king was sitting in the Gate of Benjamin;
How much rather
1 Corinthians 1:21
For since in the wisdom of God
the world through its wisdom did not come to know God, God was well-pleased through the foolishness of the message preached to save those who believe.
2 Kings 5:10
Elisha sent a messenger to him, saying, “
Go and wash in the Jordan seven times, and your flesh will be restored to you and you will be clean.”
Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity
cleanse me from my sin.
“ Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; Remove the evil of your deeds from My sight. Cease to do evil,
Peter *said to Him, “Never shall You wash my feet!” Jesus answered him,
“ If I do not wash you, you have no part with Me.”
Now why do you delay?
Get up and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on His name.’
so that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,
He saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit,
draw near with a sincere heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts sprinkled clean from an evil conscience and our bodies washed with pure water.
1 Peter 3:21
Corresponding to that, baptism now saves you— not the removal of dirt from the flesh, but an appeal to God for a good conscience—through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
said to him, “My lord, you know.” And he said to me, “These are the ones who come out of the great tribulation, and they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.