Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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


Ephesians 4:12
to the edifying of the body of Christ:
John 15:5
I am the vine, ye are the branches; he that abideth in me, and I in him, beareth much fruit: but without me ye can do nothing.


1 Corinthians 12:12
For as the body is one, and hath many members; but all the parts of this one body, though many, are but one body:
Colossians 2:19
and not adhering to the head, from which all the body, being supplied and held together as by joints and bands, increaseth with the increase of God.

The effectual

Ephesians 3:7
of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God conferred on me by the effectual operation of his power.
1 Thessalonians 2:13
For this also we thank God continually, that when ye received the word of God, which ye heard from us, ye received it not as the word of men, but (as it is in truth) the word of God, which also worketh effectually in you that believe.


Ephesians 4:15
but holding the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him, who is the head, even Christ:
Ephesians 1:4
according as he hath chosen us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and unblameable before Him in love:
Ephesians 3:17
that Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith: and be ye rooted and grounded in love,
1 Corinthians 8:1
Now as to things offered to idols, we know that we all have knowledge about them. Knowledge however puffeth up, but charity edifieth.
1 Corinthians 13:4
Charity beareth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity is not insolent, is not puffed up,
1 Corinthians 14:1
Labour after charity, and be desirous of spiritual gifts: but especially that ye may prophesy.
Galatians 5:6
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but faith which worketh by love.
Philippians 1:9
And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all discernment;
Colossians 2:2
that their hearts may be comforted, being knit together in love, and to all the riches of a full assurance of understanding in these things, to the acknowledgment of the mystery of our God and Father, and of Christ:
1 Thessalonians 1:3
Incessantly remembering 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 to one another, and to all men, as we do towards you:
1 Thessalonians 4:9
But as to brotherly love, ye need not that I write unto you; for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We ought always to give thanks to God on your account, my brethren, as it is fit; because your faith increaseth greatly, and the love of every one of you towards each other aboundeth:
1 Timothy 1:5
so do, and acquaint them that the end of that charge is charity, out of a pure heart, and a good conscience, and faith unfeigned:
1 Peter 1:22
Having therefore purified your souls by obedience to the truth, through the Spirit, to brotherly love unfeigned, love one another with a pure heart fervently:
1 John 4:16
And we have known and believed the love which God hath towards us: for God is love; and he, that dwelleth in love, dwelleth in God, and God in him.

General references

Romans 12:4
For as in one body we have many members, and all the members have not the same office: