Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


While they promise them liberty, they themselves are the servants of corruption: for of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought in bondage.

They themselves

Bible References

They promise

Galatians 5:1
Stand firm therefore in the liberty in which Christ freed us, and be not entangled again in a yoke of bondage.
1 Peter 2:16
As free, and not having your freedom as a cover-up of evil, but as bondmen of God.

They themselves

John 8:34
Jesus answered them, Truly, truly, I say to you, that every man who does the sin is a bondman of the sin.
Romans 6:12
Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body in order to obey it, in its lusts.
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.


2 Peter 2:20
For if, having escaped the defilements of the world by knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and, having been again entangled in these, they are overcome, the last things have become worse for them than the first.
Isaiah 28:1
Woe to the crown of pride of the drunkards of Ephraim, and to the fading flower of his glorious beauty, which is on the head of the fat valley of those who are overcome with wine!
Jeremiah 23:9
Concerning the prophets: My heart within me is broken. All my bones shake. I am like a drunken man, and like a man whom wine has overcome, because of LORD, and because of his holy words.
2 Timothy 2:26
and they may sober up out of the snare of the devil, having been captured by him for his will.

General references

Leviticus 13:8
And the priest shall look, and, behold, if the scab is spread in the skin, then the priest shall pronounce him unclean. It is a leprous disease.
Deuteronomy 14:7
Nevertheless of those that chew the cud, or of those that have the hoof cloven, these ye shall not eat: the camel, and the hare, and the coney, because they chew the cud but do not part the hoof, they are unclean to you,
1 Kings 13:19
So he went back with him, and ate bread in his house, and drank water.
Luke 14:30
saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.
Luke 17:32
Remember Lot's wife.