Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.

Bible References

If thou doest well

Genesis 19:21
And he will say to him, Behold, I lifted up thy face also for thy word, not to overthrow this city for which thou spakest
2 Samuel 24:23
And Araunah gave all to the king for the king. And Araunah will say to the king, Jehovah thy God will take pleasure in thee.
2 Kings 8:28
And he will go with Jehoram son of Ahab, to war with Hassel king of Aram, in Ramoth-Gilead,; and the Aramites will strike Jehoram.
Job 42:8
And now take to you seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and bring up a burnt-offering for yourselves; and my servant Job shall pray for you: for his face I will accept, so as not to do with you for folly, for ye spake not to me the right as my servant Job.
Proverbs 18:5
To lift up the face of the unjust one is not good; to turn aside the just one in judgment.
Ecclesiastes 8:12
Whoever sinned, doing evil a hundred, and it being prolonged to him, for also I know that it will be to those fearing God, who shall be afraid from his face.
Isaiah 3:10
Say to the just, that it is good that they shall eat the fruit of their doings.
Jeremiah 6:20
Wherefore this to me shall frankincense come from Sheba, and the good cane from a land from far off? your burnt-offerings are not for acceptance, and your sacrifices were not sweet to me.
Malachi 1:8
And if ye shall bring near the blind for a sacrifice, is it not evil? and if ye shall bring near the lame and the sick, is it not evil? bring A near now to thy governor; will he delight in thee, or lift up thy face? said Jehovah of armies.
Acts 10:35
But in every nation he fearing him, and working justice, is acceptable to him.
Romans 2:7
To them truly by perseverance of the good work they seek glory and honour and immortality, eternal life:
Romans 12:1
I Beseech you therefore, brethren, by the compassions of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, pleasing to God, your reasonable service.
Romans 14:18
For he in these serving Christ, pleasing to God, and acceptable to men.
Romans 15:16
For me to be the, workman of Jesus Christ to the nations, offering in sacrifice the good news of God, that the bringing forward of the nations be acceptable, consecrated in the Holy Spirit.
Ephesians 1:6
To the praise of the glory of his grace, in which he rendered us acceptable in the beloved.
1 Timothy 5:4
And if any widow have children or descendants, let them learn first to be pious to their own house, and to return recompenses to their progenitors: for this is good and acceptable before God.
1 Peter 2:5
And ye yourselves are built, as living stones, a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to bring up spiritual sacrifice; acceptable to God by Jesus Christ.

Be accepted

Job 29:4
As I was in the days of my ripeness, in the intercourse of God upon my tent;
Proverbs 21:27
The sacrifice of the unjust is an abomination, for also he will bring it in mischief.
Hebrews 11:4
By faith Abel brought near a greater sacrifice to God than Cain, by which he was testified of to be just, God testifying of his gifts; and by it he being dead yet speaks.


Genesis 4:8
And Cain will speak to Abel his brother; and it shall be in their being in the field, Cain will rise up against Abel his brother, and will kill him.
Romans 7:8
And sin, having taken occasion by the command, wrought in me every lust. For without law sin dead.
James 1:15
So then lust conceiving, brings forth sin: and sin performed, produces death.