Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Then Peter said unto her, How is it that ye have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them which have buried thy husband are at the door, and shall carry thee out.


Bible References


Luke 16:2
So, he called his property manager in and said to him, 'What is this that I hear about you? Turn in a [full] report of [all] your financial transactions, for you are not working for me anymore.'
Romans 3:19
Now we [all] know that everything the law says applies to those who are under [obligation to obey] that law, [Note: Here "the law" appears to refer to the Old Testament Scriptures generally, since Psalms and Isaiah are quoted. See verses 10-18]. This is so that the mouth of every objector may be stopped [i.e., from making excuses for his sin], and thereby bring the entire world under God's judgment [i.e., both Jews and Gentiles].


Acts 23:20
And the lad said, "The Jews have plotted to ask you to take Paul down to the Council [meeting] tomorrow, as though you were going to question him further.

To tempt

Acts 5:3
But Peter said to Ananias, "Why has Satan filled your heart [causing you] to deceive the Holy Spirit by keeping back part of the selling price of the land [while representing it as the full price]?
Matthew 4:7
Jesus said to him, "It is also written [Deut. 6:16], 'You shall not put the Lord your God to the test.'"
1 Corinthians 10:9
Neither should we put the Lord to a test as some of them did, and were killed by snake bites [See Num. 21:5ff].

The feet

Acts 5:6
Then young men wrapped up his body and took him out and buried him.
Romans 10:15
And how can people preach [anywhere] unless they are sent out? Even as it is written [Isa. 52:7], "How welcome is the coming of those who preach the good news [of salvation through Christ]?"