Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.

General references

Bible References

Whom

Ephesians 4:12
for the perfecting of the saints, to the work of serving, to the building up of the body of Christ;
John 15:5
I am the vine. You are the branches. He who remains in me, and I in him, the same bears much fruit, for apart from me you can do nothing.

Fitly

Job 10:10
Haven't you poured me out like milk, and curdled me like cheese?
Psalm 139:15
My frame wasn't hidden from you, when I was made in secret, woven together in the depths of the earth.
1 Corinthians 12:12
For as the body is one, and has many members, and all the members of the body, being many, are one body; so also is Christ.
Colossians 2:19
and not holding firmly to the Head, from whom all the body, being supplied and knit together through the joints and ligaments, grows with God's growth.

The effectual

Ephesians 3:7
of which I was made a servant, according to the gift of that grace of God which was given me according to the working of his power.
1 Thessalonians 2:13
For this cause we also thank God without ceasing, that, when you received from us the word of the message of God, you accepted it not as the word of men, but, as it is in truth, the word of God, which also works in you who believe.

Edifying

Ephesians 4:15
but speaking truth in love, we may grow up in all things into him, who is the head, Christ;
Ephesians 1:4
even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and without blemish before him in love;
Ephesians 3:17
that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; to the end that you, being rooted and grounded in love,
1 Corinthians 8:1
Now concerning things sacrificed to idols: We know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.
1 Corinthians 13:4
Love is patient and is kind; love doesn't envy. Love doesn't brag, is not proud,
1 Corinthians 14:1
Follow after love, and earnestly desire spiritual gifts, but especially that you may prophesy.
Galatians 5:6
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision amounts to anything, nor uncircumcision, but faith working through love.
Philippians 1:9
This I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and all discernment;
Colossians 2:2
that their hearts may be comforted, they being knit together in love, and gaining all riches of the full assurance of understanding, that they may know the mystery of God, both of the Father and of Christ,
1 Thessalonians 1:3
remembering without ceasing your work of faith and labor of love and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father.
1 Thessalonians 3:12
and the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we also do toward you,
1 Thessalonians 4:9
But concerning brotherly love, you have no need that one write to you. For you yourselves are taught by God to love one another,
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We are bound to always give thanks to God for you, brothers, even as it is appropriate, because your faith grows exceedingly, and the love of each and every one of you towards one another abounds;
1 Timothy 1:5
but the goal of this command is love, out of a pure heart and a good conscience and sincere faith;
1 Peter 1:22
Seeing you have purified your souls in your obedience to the truth through the Spirit in sincere brotherly affection, love one another from the heart fervently:
1 John 4:16
We know and have believed the love which God has for us. God is love, and he who remains in love remains in God, and God remains in him.

General references

Romans 12:4
For even as we have many members in one body, and all the members don't have the same function,