Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For if after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse with them than the beginning.

Through

Bible References

Escaped

2 Peter 2:18
For, uttering great swelling words of vanity, they entice in the lusts of the flesh, by lasciviousness, those who are just escaping from them that live in error;
2 Peter 1:4
whereby he hath granted unto us his precious and exceeding great promises; that through these ye may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in that world by lust.

Through

2 Peter 1:2
Grace to you and peace be multiplied in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord;

The latter

Numbers 24:20
And he looked on Amalek, and took up his parable, and said, Amalek was the first of the nations; But his latter end shall come to destruction.
Deuteronomy 32:29
Oh that they were wise, that they understood this, That they would consider their latter end!
Philippians 3:19
whose end is perdition, whose god is the belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.

General references

Genesis 24:6
And Abraham said unto him, Beware thou that thou bring not my son thither again.
Leviticus 14:43
And if the plague come again, and break out in the house, after that he hath taken out the stones, and after he hath scraped the house, and after it is plastered;
Deuteronomy 14:7
Nevertheless these ye shall not eat of them that chew the cud, or of them that have the hoof cloven: the camel, and the hare, and the coney; because they chew the cud but part not the hoof, they are unclean unto you.
Jeremiah 34:11
but afterwards they turned, and caused the servants and the handmaids, whom they had let go free, to return, and brought them into subjection for servants and for handmaids.
Ezekiel 33:18
When the righteous turneth from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, he shall even die therein.
Matthew 7:27
and the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and smote upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall thereof.
Luke 14:30
saying, This man began to build, and was not able to finish.
Luke 17:32
Remember Lot's wife.
1 Timothy 5:15
for already some are turned aside after Satan.