Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


I will not punish your daughters when they commit whoredom, nor your spouses when they commit adultery: for themselves are separated with whores, and they sacrifice with harlots: therefore the people that doth not understand shall fall.

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Hosea 4:17
Ephraim is attached to idols;
leave him alone!
Isaiah 1:5
Why do you want more beatings?
Why do you keep on rebelling?
The whole head is hurt,
and the whole heart is sick.
Hebrews 12:8
But if you are without discipline—which all receive—then you are illegitimate children and not sons.


1 Corinthians 6:16
Don’t you know that anyone joined to a prostitute is one body with her? For Scripture says, The two will become one flesh.

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1 Kings 14:23
They also built for themselves high places, sacred pillars, and Asherah poles on every high hill and under every green tree;
1 Kings 15:12
He banished the male cult prostitutes from the land and removed all of the idols that his fathers had made.
2 Kings 23:7
He also tore down the houses of the male cult prostitutes that were in the Lord’s temple, in which the women were weaving tapestries for Asherah.


Hosea 4:1
Hear the word of the Lord, people of Israel,
for the Lord has a case
against the inhabitants of the land:
There is no truth, no faithful love,
and no knowledge of God in the land!
Hosea 14:9
Let whoever is wise understand these things,
and whoever is insightful recognize them.
For the ways of the Lord are right,
and the righteous walk in them,
but the rebellious stumble in them.
Proverbs 28:5
Evil men do not understand justice,
but those who seek the Lord understand everything.
Isaiah 44:18
Such people do not comprehend
and cannot understand,
for He has shut their eyes so they cannot see,
and their minds so they cannot understand.
Isaiah 56:11
These dogs have fierce appetites;
they never have enough.
And they are shepherds
who have no discernment;
all of them turn to their own way,
every last one for his own gain.
Daniel 12:10
Many will be purified, cleansed, and refined, but the wicked will act wickedly; none of the wicked will understand, but the wise will understand.
John 8:43
Why don’t you understand what I say? Because you cannot listen to My word.
Romans 3:11
There is no one who understands;
there is no one who seeks God.
Ephesians 4:18
They are darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them and because of the hardness of their hearts.

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Proverbs 5:9
Otherwise, you will give up your vitality to others
and your years to someone cruel;

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