Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of none effect.

Bible References


Genesis 15:13
And he said to Abram, "{You must surely know} that your descendants shall be [as] aliens in a land {not their own}. And they shall serve them and they shall oppress them four hundred years.
Exodus 12:40
And the period of dwelling of the {Israelites} that they dwelled in Egypt [was] four hundred and thirty years.
Acts 7:6
But God spoke like this: 'His descendants will be foreigners in a foreign land, and they will enslave them and mistreat [them] four hundred years,


Galatians 3:15
Brothers, I am speaking according to a human perspective. Nevertheless, [when] the covenant of a man has been ratified, no one declares [it] invalid or adds additional provisions [to it].
Job 40:8
"Indeed, would you annul my justice? Would you condemn me, so that you might be righteous?
Isaiah 14:27
For Yahweh of hosts has planned, and who will frustrate [it]? And his hand [is] stretched out, and who will turn it back?
Isaiah 28:18
And your covenant with death will be annulled, and your agreement with Sheol will not stand; you will become a trampling place for the overwhelming flood when it passes through.
Hebrews 7:18
For on the one hand a preceding commandment is set aside because of its weakness and uselessness

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Galatians 3:21
Therefore [is] the law opposed to the promises of God? May it never be! For if a law had been given that was able to give life, certainly righteousness would have been from the law.
Numbers 23:19
God [is] not a man, that he should lie, nor a son of humankind, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do [it]? And has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it
Romans 4:13
For the promise to Abraham or to his descendants, [that] he would be heir of the world, [was] not through the law, but through the righteousness by faith.
Hebrews 6:13
For [when] God made a promise to Abraham, since he had no one greater to swear by, he swore by himself,


Galatians 5:4
You are estranged from Christ, [you] who are attempting to be justified by the law; you have fallen from grace.
Numbers 30:8
But if on the day her husband hears [of it], he forbids her, then he will nullify her vow that she is under, and the rash promise of her lips that she bound on herself; and Yahweh will forgive her.
Psalm 33:10
Yahweh brings to nothing [the] plan of nations; he frustrates [the] intents of peoples.
Romans 3:3
{What is the result} if some refused to believe? Their unbelief will not nullify the faithfulness of God, [will it]?
1 Corinthians 1:17
For Christ did not send me to baptize, but to proclaim the gospel, not with {clever speech}, lest the cross of Christ be emptied.

General references

Leviticus 12:3
And on the eighth day his foreskin's flesh shall be circumcised.
Deuteronomy 5:3
[It was] not with our ancestors [that] Yahweh made this covenant, [but with] these [of] us [who are] here alive today.
Luke 1:55
just as he spoke to our fathers, to Abraham and to his descendants {forever}."