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 do whatever they tell you, and observe it. But don’t do what they do, because they don’t practice what they teach.
Romans 2:17
Now if you call yourself a Jew, and rest in the law, boast in God,
Romans 3:9
What then? Are we any better? Not at all! For we have previously charged that both Jews and Gentiles are all under sin,
2 Peter 2:19
They promise them freedom, but they themselves are slaves of corruption, since people are enslaved to whatever defeats them.

That they may

1 Corinthians 3:21
So no one should boast in human leaders, for everything is yours
1 Corinthians 5:6
Your boasting is not good. Don’t you know that a little yeast permeates the whole batch of dough?
2 Corinthians 11:18
Since many boast in an unspiritual way, I will also boast.

General references

Matthew 23:4
They tie up heavy loads that are hard to carry and put them on people’s shoulders, but they themselves aren’t willing to lift a finger to move them.
Luke 5:38
But new wine should be put into fresh wineskins.
1 Corinthians 1:31
in order that, as it is written: The one who boasts must boast in the Lord.
2 Corinthians 10:17
So the one who boasts must boast in the Lord.

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