Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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.


Bible References


2 Peter 2:18
For speaking excessive things of vanity, they decoy with the eager desires of the flesh, for licentiousness, them having truly escaped from those turned back in error.
2 Peter 1:4
(By which the greatest and precious promises are bestowed upon us: that by these ye might be having escaped from the corruption in the world through eager desires.)


2 Peter 1:2
May grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord,

The latter

Numbers 24:20
And he will see Amalek, and he will take up his parable, and say, Amalek the beginning of the nations, and his latter state he perished forever.
Deuteronomy 32:29
Would they were wise! will they look at this? Will they discern to their latter part?
Philippians 3:19
Whose end destruction, whose God the belly, and their glory in shame, having in mind earthly things.)

General references

Genesis 24:6
And Abraham will say to him, Observe to thyself that thou shalt not turn back ray son there.
Leviticus 14:43
And if the stroke shall turn back and break out in the house after he took away the stones, and after he scraped off the house, and after it was spread over;
Deuteronomy 14:7
But this ye shall not eat, from those bringing up rumination, or from those cleaving the hoof of the cleft: the camel and the hare, and the coney; for they bringing up rumination and cleaving not the hoofs; they are unclean to you.
Jeremiah 34:11
And they will turn back after this, and they will cause their servants and their maids to turn back whom they sent away free, and they subdued them for servants and for maids.
Ezekiel 33:18
In the turning back of the just from his justice and doing iniquity, he shall die in them.
Matthew 7:27
And the rain descended, and rivers came, and winds blew and struck upon that house, and it fell, and great was its fall.
Luke 14:30
Saying, That this man began to build, and was not able to finish.
Luke 17:32
Remember Lot's wife.
1 Timothy 5:15
For already have some turned aside after Satan.