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 offer any parts of it to sin as weapons for unrighteousness. But as those who are alive from the dead, offer yourselves to God, and all the parts of yourselves to God as weapons for righteousness.
Romans 8:13
for if you live according to the flesh, you are going to die. But if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
Romans 13:14
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no plans to satisfy the fleshly desires.
James 3:18
And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by those who cultivate peace.


Proverbs 22:8
The one who sows injustice will reap disaster,
and the rod of his fury will be destroyed.
Jeremiah 12:13
They have sown wheat but harvested thorns.
They have exhausted themselves but have no profit.
Be put to shame by your harvests
because of the Lord’s burning anger.
Hosea 10:13
You have plowed wickedness and reaped injustice;
you have eaten the fruit of lies.
Because you have trusted in your own way
and in your large number of soldiers,
2 Peter 2:12
But these people, like irrational animals—creatures of instinct born to be caught and destroyed—speak blasphemies about things they don’t understand, and in their destruction they too will be destroyed,
Revelation 22:11
Let the unrighteous go on in unrighteousness; let the filthy go on being made filthy; let the righteous go on in righteousness; and let the holy go on being made holy.”

Soweth to the

Galatians 6:7
Don’t be deceived: God is not mocked. For whatever a man sows he will also reap,
Psalm 126:5
Those who sow in tears
will reap with shouts of joy.
Ecclesiastes 11:6
In the morning sow your seed,
and at evening do not let your hand rest,
because you don’t know which will succeed,
whether one or the other,
or if both of them will be equally good.
Isaiah 32:20
Those who sow seed are happy
beside abundant waters;
they let ox and donkey range freely.
James 3:18
And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by those who cultivate peace.

Of the spirit

Matthew 19:29
And everyone who has left houses, brothers or sisters, father or mother, children, or fields because of My name will receive 100 times more and will inherit eternal life.
Luke 18:30
who will not receive many times more at this time, and eternal life in the age to come.”
John 4:14
But whoever drinks from the water that I will give him will never get thirsty again—ever! In fact, the water I will give him will become a well of water springing up within him for eternal life.”
John 6:27
Don’t work for the food that perishes but for the food that lasts for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you, because God the Father has set His seal of approval on Him.”
Romans 6:22
But now, since you have been liberated from sin and have become enslaved to God, you have your fruit, which results in sanctification—and the end is eternal life!
1 Timothy 1:16
But I received mercy for this reason, so that in me, the worst of them, Christ Jesus might demonstrate His extraordinary patience as an example to those who would believe in Him for eternal life.
Titus 3:7
so that having been justified by His grace,
we may become heirs with the hope of eternal life.
Jude 1:21
keep yourselves in the love of God, expecting the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ for eternal life.

General references

Proverbs 1:31
they will eat the fruit of their way
and be glutted with their own schemes.
Jeremiah 31:30
Rather, each will die for his own wrongdoing. Anyone who eats sour grapes—his own teeth will be set on edge.
Romans 2:6
He will repay each one according to his works:
1 John 2:25
And this is the promise that He Himself made to us: eternal life.

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