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
But know this, that in the last days grievous times will come.
1 Timothy 4:1
Now the Spirit saith expressly, that in the latter times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits and teachings of demons,

They will

Luke 20:19
And the scribes and the chief priests sought to lay hands on him in that hour, but they feared the people; for they knew that he spoke this parable against them.
John 8:45
But because I speak the truth, ye believe me not.
Galatians 4:16
So then, have I become your enemy because I tell you the truth?


2 Timothy 3:6
For of these are they who creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away by divers lusts,
Luke 6:26
Woe, when all men speak well of you! for so did their fathers of the false prophets.
John 3:19
And this is the condemnation, that the light hath come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the light; for their deeds were evil.
2 Peter 2:1
But there arose false prophets also among the people, as there will be false teachers among you also, who will stealthily bring in destructive factions, even denying the Lord that bought them; bringing upon themselves swift destruction.


Acts 17:21
Now all the Athenians, and the strangers residing among them, spent their leisure for nothing else but to tell or to hear something new.

General references

John 8:45
But because I speak the truth, ye believe me not.
John 10:5
But a stranger they will not follow, but will flee from him; because they know not the voice of strangers.
1 Corinthians 14:38
but if any one be ignorant, let him be ignorant!