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Summary

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
For freedom Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not be subject again to the yoke of slavery.
1 Peter 2:16
Live as free people, not using your freedom as a pretext for evil, but as God's slaves.

They themselves

John 8:34
Jesus answered them, "I tell you the solemn truth, everyone who practices sin is a slave of sin.
Romans 6:12
Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body so that you obey its desires,
Titus 3:3
For we too were once foolish, disobedient, misled, enslaved to various passions and desires, spending our lives in evil and envy, hateful and hating one another.

Overcome

2 Peter 2:20
For if after they have escaped the filthy things of the world through the rich knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, they again get entangled in them and succumb to them, their last state has become worse for them than their first.
Isaiah 28:1
The splendid crown of Ephraim's drunkards is doomed, the withering flower, its beautiful splendor, situated at the head of a rich valley, the crown of those overcome with wine.
Jeremiah 23:9
Here is what the Lord says concerning the false prophets: My heart and my mind are deeply disturbed. I tremble all over. I am like a drunk person, like a person who has had too much wine, because of the way the Lord and his holy word are being mistreated.
2 Timothy 2:26
and they will come to their senses and escape the devil's trap where they are held captive to do his will.

General references

Leviticus 13:8
The priest must then examine it, and if the scab has spread on the skin, then the priest is to pronounce the person unclean. It is a disease.
Deuteronomy 14:7
However, you may not eat the following animals among those that chew the cud or those that have divided hooves: the camel, the hare, and the rock badger. (Although they chew the cud, they do not have divided hooves and are therefore ritually impure to you).
1 Kings 13:19
So the prophet went back with him and ate and drank in his house.
Luke 14:30
They will say, 'This man began to build and was not able to finish!'
Luke 17:32
Remember Lot's wife!

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