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
Behold, his soul is puffed up. It is not upright in him, but the righteous will live by his faith.
Romans 1:17
For in it is revealed God's righteousness from faith to faith. As it is written, "But the righteous shall live by faith."
Galatians 3:11
Now that no man is justified by the law before God is evident, for, "The righteous will live by faith."


Psalm 5:4
For you are not a God who has pleasure in wickedness. Evil can't live with you.
Psalm 147:11
Yahweh takes pleasure in those who fear him, in those who hope in his loving kindness.
Psalm 149:4
For Yahweh takes pleasure in his people. He crowns the humble with salvation.
Isaiah 42:1
"Behold, my servant, whom I uphold; my chosen, in whom my soul delights -- I have put my Spirit on him. He will bring justice to the nations.
Malachi 1:10
"Oh that there were one among you who would shut the doors, that you might not kindle fire on my altar in vain! I have no pleasure in you," says Yahweh of Armies, "neither will I accept an offering at your hand.
Matthew 12:18
"Behold, my servant whom I have chosen; my beloved in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my Spirit on him. He will proclaim justice to the nations.
1 Thessalonians 2:15
who killed both the Lord Jesus and their own prophets, and drove us out, and didn't please God, and are contrary to all men;

General references

Numbers 14:4
They said one to another, "Let us make a captain, and let us return into Egypt."
Joshua 24:16
The people answered, "Far be it from us that we should forsake Yahweh, to serve other gods;
Ezekiel 33:18
When the righteous turns from his righteousness, and commits iniquity, he shall even die therein.
Luke 14:30
saying, 'This man began to build, and wasn't able to finish.'
Luke 17:32
Remember Lot's wife!
2 Corinthians 5:7
for we walk by faith, not by sight.