Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;


Bible References

The time

2 Timothy 3:1
Understand this, that in the last days there are going to be hard times.
1 Timothy 4:1
The Spirit distinctly says that in later times some will turn away from the faith, and devote their attention to deceitful spirits and the things that demons teach

They will

Luke 20:19
And the scribes and high priests wanted to arrest him then and there, but they were afraid of the people, for they knew that he had aimed this illustration at them.
John 8:45
But because I tell the truth you will not believe me.
Galatians 4:16
Have I turned into an enemy to you, by telling you the truth?


2 Timothy 3:6
They are the kind of men who make their way into people's houses and make captives of poor, weak women, loaded down with their sins and under the control of all sorts of impulses,
Luke 6:26
"Alas for you when everyone speaks well of you, for that is the way their forefathers treated the false prophets!
John 3:19
And the basis of the judgment is this, that the light has come into the world, and yet, because their actions were wicked, men have loved the darkness more than the light.
2 Peter 2:1
There were false prophets too among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will introduce destructive sects and deny the Master who has bought them, thus bringing on themselves swift destruction.


Acts 17:21
For all Athenians and all visitors there from abroad used to spend all their time telling or listening to something new.

General references

John 8:45
But because I tell the truth you will not believe me.
John 10:5
But they will never follow a stranger but will run away from him, because they do not know the voices of strangers."
1 Corinthians 14:38
If anyone pays no attention to it, pay no attention to him.