Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles' feet.


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Bible References


John 12:6
Now he did not say this because he cared about poor people, but because he was in charge of the money bag, and being a thief, he used to steal from it.
1 Timothy 6:10
For, loving money is a source of all kinds of evil, [and] some people who crave it have been led astray from the faith, and have stabbed themselves [in the heart] with many sorrows.
2 Peter 2:14
Their eyes are filled with sexual lust, and they are never satisfied when it comes to sinning. They entice unstable people and have hearts trained to be greedy [i.e., they continually desire the possessions of others]. [In this condition] they are under God's curse.


Acts 5:9
Then Peter said to her, "Why did you agree together [with your husband] to put the Holy Spirit of the Lord to the test? Look, the ones who buried your husband are at the door, and they will carry you out [to bury you, too]."


Acts 4:34
And no one lacked anything, for all who owned property or houses sold [some of] them and brought the money
Matthew 6:2
"Therefore, when you give money to help poor people, do not blow a trumpet in front of you [i.e., to call attention to it] as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and streets. They do this in order to win praise from people. It is true when I say to you, they have [already] received their reward.
Matthew 23:5
But they do all their deeds just to be seen by people. They wear elaborate Scripture texts displayed on their clothing and enlarge [conspicuously] the fringes of their robes.
Philippians 2:3
Do not do anything from rivalry or from empty conceit, but in humility, consider others better than yourselves.

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Luke 14:33
So therefore, every one of you who does not say 'goodbye' to everything he owns, cannot be my disciple.