Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And they come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth after their covetousness.

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As the people cometh

Ezekiel 8:1
And it came to pass in the sixth year, in the sixth [month], in the fifth [day] of the month, as I sat in my house, and the elders of Judah sat before me, that the hand of lord LORD fell there upon me.
Ezekiel 14:1
Then certain of the elders of Israel came to me, and sat before me.
Ezekiel 20:1
And it came to pass in the seventh year, in the fifth [month], the tenth [day] of the month, that certain of the elders of Israel came to inquire of LORD, and sat before me.
Luke 10:39
And she was sister to this woman called Mary, who also, having sat at Jesus' feet, was listening to his word.
Acts 10:33
Immediately therefore I sent to thee, and thou did well having come. Now therefore we are all present in the sight of God, to hear all the things commanded thee by God.

They sit before thee as my people

Jeremiah 6:16
Thus says LORD, Stand ye in the ways and see. And ask for the old paths where is the good way. And walk in it, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk.
Jeremiah 43:1
And it came to pass that, when Jeremiah had made an end of speaking to all the people all the words of LORD their God, with which LORD their God had sent him to them, even all these words,
Jeremiah 44:16
As for the word that thou have spoken to us in the name of LORD, we will not hearken to thee.
Matthew 7:24
Therefore every man, whoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will compare him to a wise man who built his house upon the rock.
Luke 6:48
He is like a man who builds a house, who dug and excavated, and laid a foundation upon the rock. And when a flood developed, the stream beat upon that house, and could not shake it, for it had been founded upon the rock.
Luke 8:21
But having answered, he said to them, My mother and my brothers are these who hear the word of God and do it.
Luke 11:28
But he said, Blessed rather, are those who hear the word of God, and keep it.
James 1:22
But become ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

For with

Deuteronomy 5:28
And LORD heard the voice of your words, when ye spoke to me. And LORD said to me, I have heard the voice of the words of this people, which they have spoken to thee. They have well said all that they have spoken.
Psalm 78:36
But they flattered him with their mouth, and lied to him with their tongue.
Isaiah 29:13
And LORD said, Inasmuch as this people draw near [me] with their mouth, and honor me with their lips, but have removed their heart far from me, {but in vain they worship me (LXX/NT)}, {teaching the commandments and doctrines of men
James 2:14
What is the benefit, my brothers, if some man should say to have faith, but has no works? Can the faith save him?
1 John 3:17
But whoever has the world's living, and sees his brother having need, and closes his bowels from him, how does the love of God abide in him?

Shew much love

Isaiah 28:13
Therefore the word of LORD shall be to them precept upon precept, precept upon precept, line upon line, line upon line, here a little, there a little, that they may go, and fall backward, and be broken, and snared, and taken.
Jeremiah 23:33
And when this people, or the prophet, or a priest, shall ask thee, saying, What is the burden of LORD? Then thou shall say to them, What burden! I will cast you off, says LORD.
Luke 16:14
And the Pharisees, being lovers of money, heard all these things, and they sneered him.

But their

Matthew 6:24
No man can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one, and love the other, or he will hold to one, and disparage the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
Matthew 13:22
And that which was sown in the thorns, this is he who hears the word, and the care of this age, and the deceitfulness of wealth, choke the word, and he becomes unfruitful.
Matthew 19:22
But when the young man heard the saying, he went away sorrowing, for he was having many possessions.
Luke 12:15
And he said to them, Watch, and keep away from greed, because to any man, life to him is not in the abundance of things possessed by him.
Ephesians 5:5
For ye are men who know this, that no fornicator, or unclean man, or covetous man, who is an idolater, has any inheritance in the kingdom of the Christ and God.
1 Timothy 6:9
But those who want to be rich fall into a temptation and a snare and many foolish and harmful lusts, which sink men in destruction and ruin.

General references

Numbers 22:8
And he said to them, Lodge here this night, and I will bring you word again, as LORD shall speak to me. And the rulers of Moab abode with Balaam.
Mark 10:20
And having answered, he said to him, Teacher, all these things I have observed from my youth.
James 1:23
Because if any man is a hearer of the word and not a doer, this resembles a man observing his natural face in a mirror.