Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.

Bible References

Soweth to his

Romans 6:13
And do not present your body-parts as instruments of unrighteousness to sin, but present yourselves to God, as living out of the dead, and your body-parts as instruments of righteousness to God,
Romans 8:13
For if ye live according to flesh, ye are going to die, but if in spirit ye kill the deeds of the body, ye will live.
Romans 13:14
But clothe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no forethought for lusts of the flesh.
James 3:18
And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace to those who make peace.


Proverbs 22:8
He who sows iniquity shall reap calamity, and the rod of his wrath shall fail.
Jeremiah 12:13
They have sown wheat, and have reaped thorns. They have put themselves to pain, and profit nothing. And ye shall be ashamed of your fruits, because of the fierce anger of LORD.
Hosea 10:13
Ye have plowed wickedness. Ye have reaped iniquity. Ye have eaten the fruit of lies. For thou trusted in thy way, in the multitude of thy mighty men.
2 Peter 2:12
But these men, like irrational beasts of nature, having been born for capture and destruction, speaking evil at which things they do not understand, will be destroyed in their corruption,
Revelation 22:11
Let the man doing wrong still do wrong, and let the filthy man still be filthy. And let the righteous man still do righteousness, and let the holy man still be holy.

Soweth to the

Galatians 6:7
Be not misled, God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows this he will also reap.
Psalm 126:5
Those who sow in tears shall reap in joy.
Ecclesiastes 11:6
In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thy hand, for thou know not which shall prosper, whether this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.
Isaiah 32:20
Blessed are ye who sow beside all waters, who send forth the feet of the ox and the donkey.
James 3:18
And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace to those who make peace.

Of the spirit

Matthew 19:29
And every man who has forsaken houses, or brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, because of my name, will receive a hundredfold, and will inherit eternal life.
Luke 18:30
who will, no, not receive back manifold more in this time, and in the coming age eternal life.
John 4:14
but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will, no, not thirst into the age. But the water that I will give him will become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life.
John 6:27
Work not for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of man will give to you, for God the Father put a seal on this man.
Romans 6:22
But now having been made free from sin, and having become servile to God, ye have your fruit for sanctification, and the end, eternal life.
1 Timothy 1:16
But because of this I obtained mercy, so that in me, the foremost, Jesus Christ might show forth all longsuffering for an example of those who were going to believe in him for eternal life.
Titus 3:7
So that, having been made righteous by the grace of that man, we may become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.
Jude 1:21
keep yourselves in the love of God, awaiting the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ for eternal life.

General references

Proverbs 1:31
Therefore they shall eat of the fruit of their own way, and be filled with their own devices.
Jeremiah 31:30
But everyone shall die for his own iniquity. Every man who eats the sour grapes, his teeth shall be set on edge.
Romans 2:6
who will render to each man according to his works,
1 John 2:25
And this is the promise that he promised us: the eternal life.