Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Therefore as the fire devoureth the stubble, and the flame consumeth the chaff, so their root shall be as rottenness, and their blossom shall go up as dust: because they have cast away the law of the LORD of hosts, and despised the word of the Holy One of Israel.

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Bible References


Isaiah 47:14
Behold, they were as straw; the fire burnt them; they shall not deliver their soul from the hand of the flame:. not a coal for warming, light to sit before it
Exodus 15:7
And in the multitude of thy majesty thou wilt destroy those rising up against thee: thou wilt send forth thine anger; it shall eat them as straw.
Joel 2:5
As the voice of chariots upon the heads of the mountains they shall leap, as the voice of a flame of fire devouring the stubble, as a strong people set in order for battle.
Nahum 1:10
For even to thorns surrounding them, and drinking to excess as drunkards, they shall be devoured as straw fully dried up.
Malachi 4:1
For behold, the day coming, burning as a furnace; and all the proud and all doing injustice were straw: and the day coming burnt them, said Jehovah of armies, that it shall not leave to them root and branch.
1 Corinthians 3:12
And if any one build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, wood, grass, stalks;

The flame

Matthew 3:12
Whose winnowing fan is in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his threshing floor, and gather his wheat into the store; but he will burn down the chaff in inextinguishable fire.
Luke 3:17
Whose winnowing fan in his hand, and he will thoroughly cleanse his threshing-floor, and gather the wheat into his store; and the chaff he will burn down with inextinguishable fire.

Their root

Isaiah 9:14
And Jehovah will cut off from Israel head and tail, palm branch and reed in one day.
Job 18:16
From underneath, his roots shall be dried up, and from above, his harvest shall be cut off.
Hosea 9:16
Ephraim was smitten, their root was dried up, they shall not make fruit: also if they shall bring forth, and I destroyed the desires of their womb.
Amos 2:9
And I destroyed the Amorite from their face, whom his height as the height of the cedars, and he was strong as the oaks; and I will destroy his fruit from above and his roots from beneath.

Cast away

1 Samuel 15:23
For the sin of divination, rebellion; and deceit, and the family gods of stubbornness. Because thou didst reject the word of Jehovah, and he will reject thee from being king.
2 Kings 17:14
And they heard not, and they will harden their neck as the neck Of their fathers who did not believe in Jehovah their God.
Nehemiah 9:26
And they will be perverse, and they will rebel against thee, and they will cast thy law behind their back, and they killed thy prophets who testified against them to turn them back to thee, and they will make great reproaches.
Psalm 50:17
And thou hatedst instruction, and thou wilt cast my words behind thee.
Jeremiah 6:19
Hear, thou earth: Behold me bringing evil to this people, the fruit of their purposes, for to my word they hearkened not, and my law they will reject it.
Jeremiah 8:9
The wise were ashamed, they were confounded, and they will be taken: behold, they rejected in the word of Jehovah; and what wisdom to them?
Luke 7:30
And the Pharisees, and they pertaining to the law, rejected the counsel of God against themselves, not immersed by him.
John 12:48
He rejecting me, and not receiving my words, has him judging him: the word which I spake, that shall judge him in the last day.
Hebrews 10:28
Any one having rejected Moses' law, without compassion dies by two or three witnesses:


Isaiah 30:12
Therefore thus said the Holy One of Israel, Because ye rejected in this word, and ye will trust in violence and perverseness, and ye will do upon it
2 Samuel 12:9
Wherefore didst thou despise the word of Jehovah to do evil in his eyes? Uriah the Hittite thou didst strike with the sword, and his wife thou tookest to thee for a wife, and thou didst kill him with the sword of the sons of Ammon.
Luke 10:16
He hearing you hears me and he rejecting you rejects me; and he rejecting me rejects him having sent me.
Acts 13:41
See, ye despisers, and wonder, and perish: for I work a work in your days, which ye would not believe if any recount to you.
1 Thessalonians 4:8
For surely therefore he despising, despises not man, but God, he also giving his holy Spirit for us.

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Ezekiel 15:6
For this, thus said the Lord Jehovah: As the tree of the vine upon the tree of the forest which I gave it to the fire for consuming, thus I gave the inhabitants of Jerusalem.