Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

For it had been better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn from the holy commandment delivered unto them.

Bible References

It had

Matthew 11:23
And you, Capernaum, will you be exalted to heaven? No, you will be thrown down to Hades! For if the miracles done among you had been done in Sodom, it would have continued to this day.
Luke 12:47
That servant who knew his master's will but did not get ready or do what his master asked will receive a severe beating.
John 9:41
Jesus replied, "If you were blind, you would not be guilty of sin, but now because you claim that you can see, your guilt remains."
John 15:22
If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not be guilty of sin. But they no longer have any excuse for their sin.

The way

Proverbs 12:28
In the path of righteousness there is life, but another path leads to death.
Proverbs 16:31
Gray hair is like a crown of glory; it is attained in the path of righteousness.
Matthew 21:32
For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him. But the tax collectors and prostitutes did believe. Although you saw this, you did not later change your minds and believe him.

To turn

Psalm 36:3
The words he speaks are sinful and deceitful; he does not care about doing what is wise and right.
Psalm 125:5
As for those who are bent on traveling a sinful path, may the Lord remove them, along with those who behave wickedly! May Israel experience peace!
Ezekiel 3:20
"When a righteous person turns from his righteousness and commits iniquity, and I set an obstacle before him, he will die. If you have not warned him, he will die for his sin. The righteous deeds he performed will not be considered, but I will hold you accountable for his death.
Ezekiel 18:24
"But if a righteous man turns away from his righteousness and practices wrongdoing according to all the abominable practices the wicked carry out, will he live? All his righteous acts will not be remembered; because of the unfaithful acts he has done and the sin he has committed, he will die.
Ezekiel 23:13
I saw that she was defiled; both of them followed the same path.
Zephaniah 1:6
and those who turn their backs on the Lord and do not want the Lord's help or guidance."

Holy

Romans 7:12
So then, the law is holy, and the commandment is holy, righteous, and good.
1 Thessalonians 4:2
For you know what commands we gave you through the Lord Jesus.

General references

Genesis 24:6
"Be careful never to take my son back there!" Abraham told him.
Numbers 14:4
So they said to one another, "Let's appoint a leader and return to Egypt."
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).
Jeremiah 34:11
But later they had changed their minds. They had taken back their male and female slaves that they had freed and forced them to be slaves again.
Ezekiel 33:18
When a righteous man turns from his godliness and commits iniquity, he will die for it.
Matthew 7:27
The rain fell, the flood came, and the winds beat against that house, and it collapsed; it was utterly destroyed!"
Luke 14:30
They will say, 'This man began to build and was not able to finish!'
Luke 17:32
Remember Lot's wife!
1 Timothy 5:15
For some have already wandered away to follow Satan.

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