Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law; but desire to have you circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh.

Bible References


Matthew 23:3
Therefore, observe and practice everything they urge upon you, but do not follow their example [of living] because they say [the right things] but do not do them.
Romans 2:17
But if you call yourselves "Jews," and [claim to] rely on the law of Moses, and brag about [belonging to] God;
Romans 3:9
What then? Are we [Jews] any better off [than those Gentiles]? No, not at all, for we have already charged that both Jews and Greeks [i.e., Gentiles] alike are under [the power of] sin,
2 Peter 2:19
[Although] these people promise "liberty," they themselves are slaves to corrupting influences, for people are slaves to whatever controls them.

That they may

1 Corinthians 3:21
So, no one should boast about [the knowledge or position of] people. For all things belong to you,
1 Corinthians 5:6
Your boasting is not good. Do you not know that a little yeast can leaven the whole batch of dough?
2 Corinthians 11:18
Since many [other] people boast about worldly matters, I will boast about such things also.

General references

Matthew 23:4
Yes, they require people to bear heavy and difficult responsibilities, and place them on people's shoulders [to carry out], but they themselves will not lift a finger to do them.
Luke 5:38
But freshly squeezed grape juice must be put into newly made animal skins.
1 Corinthians 1:31
So, as it is written [Jer. 9:23f], "The person who [wants to] boast, let him boast about the Lord."
2 Corinthians 10:17
[Jer. 9:24 says], "But the person who boasts should boast about the Lord."