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 and observe everything that they command you; but do not imitate their lives, for though they tell others what to do, they do not do it themselves.
Romans 2:17
And since you claim the name of Jew, and find rest and satisfaction in the Law, and make your boast in God,
Romans 3:9
What then? Are we Jews more highly estimated than they? Not in the least; for we have already charged all Jews and Gentiles alike with being in thraldom to sin.
2 Peter 2:19
And they promise them freedom, although they are themselves the slaves of what is corrupt. For a man is the slave of any one by whom he has been worsted in fight.

That they may

1 Corinthians 3:21
Therefore let no one boast about his human teachers.
1 Corinthians 5:6
It is no good thing--this which you make the ground of your boasting. Do you not know that a little yeast corrupts the whole of the dough?
2 Corinthians 11:18
Since many boast for merely human reasons, I too will boast.

General references

Matthew 23:4
Heavy and cumbrous burdens they bind together and load men's shoulders with them, while as for themselves, not with one finger do they choose to lift them.
Luke 5:38
But new wine must be put into fresh wineskins.
1 Corinthians 1:31
in order that it may be as Scripture says, "He who boasts--let his boast be in the Lord."
2 Corinthians 10:17
But "whoever boasts, let his boast be in the Lord."