Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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.

The way

Bible References

It had

Matthew 11:23
"And you, Capernaum, shall you be exalted to Heaven? You shall go down to Hades; because, if the mighty works which were done in you, had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.
Luke 12:47
And that servant who knew his lord's will, and made not ready, nor did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes;
John 9:41
Jesus said to them, "If ye were blind, ye would have no sin; but now ye say, 'We see,' your sin abides."
John 15:22
"Had I not come and spoken to them, they had not had sin; but now they have no excuse for their sin.

The way

Matthew 21:32
For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and ye did not believe him; but the tax-collectors and the harlots believed him; but ye, having seen him, did not even repent afterward, that ye might believe him."


Romans 7:12
So that the law is holy, and the command is holy and righteous and good.
1 Thessalonians 4:2
for ye know what charges we gave you through the Lord Jesus.

General references

Matthew 7:27
and the rain descended, and the streams came, and the winds blew and beat upon that house; and it fell; and great was its fall."
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 turned aside after Satan.