Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.

Bible References

The just

Habakkuk 2:4
As for the man of pride, my soul has no pleasure in him; but the upright man will have life through his good faith.
Romans 1:17
For in it there is the revelation of the righteousness of God from faith to faith: as it is said in the holy Writings, The man who does righteousness will be living by his faith.
Galatians 3:11
Now that no man gets righteousness by the law in the eyes of God, is clear; because, The upright will be living by faith.


Psalm 5:4
For you are not a God who takes pleasure in wrongdoing; there is no evil with you.
Psalm 147:11
The Lord takes pleasure in his worshippers, and in those whose hope is in his mercy.
Psalm 149:4
For the Lord has pleasure in his people: he gives the poor in spirit a crown of salvation.
Isaiah 42:1
See my servant, whom I am supporting, my loved one, in whom I take delight: I have put my spirit on him; he will give the knowledge of the true God to the nations.
Malachi 1:10
If only there was one among you who would see that the doors were shut, so that you might not put a light to the fire on my altar for nothing! I have no pleasure in you, says the Lord of armies, and I will not take an offering from your hands.
Matthew 12:18
See my servant, the man of my selection, my loved one in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my Spirit on him, and he will make my decision clear to the Gentiles.
1 Thessalonians 2:15
Who put to death the Lord Jesus and the prophets, violently driving us out; who are unpleasing to God and against all men;

General references

Numbers 14:4
And they said to one another, Let us make a captain over us, and go back to Egypt.
Joshua 24:16
Then the people in answer said, Never will we give up the Lord to be the servants of other gods;
Ezekiel 33:18
When the upright man, turning away from his righteousness, does evil, death will overtake him in it.
Luke 14:30
And saying, This man made a start at building and is not able to make it complete.
Luke 17:32
Keep in mind Lot's wife.
2 Corinthians 5:7
(For we are walking by faith, not by seeing,)

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