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
Take notice that in the latter days difficult incidents will arise;
1 Timothy 4:1
Now the spirit says expresly, that in the latter times some shall abandon the faith, by giving credit to seducing spirits, and the doctrine concerning demons;

They will

Luke 20:19
The chief priests, and the Scribes perceiving that he had applied this parable to them, were eager to seize upon him at that very time; but they were afraid of the people.
John 8:45
but as to me, because I tell you the truth, you do not believe me.
Galatians 4:16
am I now become your enemy in continuing to tell you the truth?


2 Timothy 3:6
Of this number are they, who insinuate themselves into families, to make a prey of the weaker sex, who are inveigled by their vitious suggestions, abetted by their own subtle passions,
Luke 6:26
wo unto you when the generality of men shall applaud you: for so did their forefathers behave to the false prophets.
John 3:19
and this is the subject of their condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men have loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.
2 Peter 2:1
As there were false prophets among the people of Israel, there will likewise be false doctors among you, who by introducing pernicious sects, and by renouncing the Lord, who bought them, will bring upon themselves swift destruction.


Acts 17:21
now the Athenians, and the foreigners residing at Athens generally amus'd themselves about nothing, but hearing and spreading of news.

General references

John 8:45
but as to me, because I tell you the truth, you do not believe me.
John 10:5
a stranger they will not follow, but flee from him: for they know not the voice of strangers.
1 Corinthians 14:38
but if he will be blind, I leave him to his blindness.