Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Yet they seek me daily, and delight to know my ways, as a nation that did righteousness, and forsook not the ordinance of their God: they ask of me the ordinances of justice; they take delight in approaching to God.

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Bible References

They seek

Isaiah 1:11
What [is the] abundance of your sacrifices to me? says Yahweh. I have had enough [of] burnt offerings of rams and [the] fat [of] fattened animals and I do not delight in [the] blood of bulls and ram-lambs and goats.
Isaiah 29:13
And the Lord said, "Because this people draw near with its mouth, and with its lips it honors me, and its heart is far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment of men that has been taught,
Isaiah 48:1
Hear this, house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel and came out from the waters of Judah, who swear by the name of Yahweh, and {invoke} the God of Israel, [but] not in truth and not in righteousness.
Deuteronomy 5:28
"And Yahweh heard the sound of your words {when you spoke to me}, and Yahweh said to me, 'I have heard the sound of the words of this people that they have spoken to you; [they] are right [with respect to] all that they have spoken.
1 Samuel 15:21
The troops took from the plunder, sheep and cattle, the best of the things devoted to destruction, to sacrifice to Yahweh your God at Gilgal."
Proverbs 15:8
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination of Yahweh, but the prayer of the upright [is] his delight.
Ezekiel 33:30
"And you, son of man, {your people}, the ones talking together concerning you beside the walls and in the doorways of the houses, each one with his brother {saying}, 'Please come and hear what [is] the word {that is going out from Yahweh}.'
Matthew 15:7
Hypocrites! Isaiah correctly prophesied about you saying,
Mark 4:16
And these are like the ones sown on the rocky ground, who whenever they hear the word immediately receive it with joy.
Mark 6:20
For Herod was afraid of John, [because he] knew him [to be] a righteous and holy man and protected him. And [when he] listened to him, he was greatly perplexed, and [yet] he listened to him gladly.
John 5:35
That one was the lamp [which was] burning and shining, and you wanted to rejoice for an hour in his light.
Titus 1:16
They profess to know God, but by their deeds they deny [him], [because they] are detestable and disobedient, and unfit for every good deed.
Hebrews 6:4
For [it is] impossible [concerning] those who have once been enlightened, and have tasted the heavenly gift, and become sharers of the Holy Spirit,

They ask

Jeremiah 42:2
and said to Jeremiah the prophet, "May our plea please fall {before you}, and pray for us to Yahweh your God, for all this remnant, for we are left [but] a few of many, as your eyes [are] seeing us.
Mark 12:14
And [when they] came, they said to him, "Teacher, we know that you are truthful and {you do not care what anyone thinks}, {because you do not regard the opinion of people} but teach the way of God in truth. Is it permitted to pay taxes to Caesar or not? Should we pay or should we not pay?"
James 1:21
Therefore, putting aside all moral uncleanness and wicked excess, welcome with humility the implanted message which is able to save your souls.
1 Peter 2:1
Therefore, ridding yourselves of all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander,

General references

Isaiah 57:12
I myself will declare your righteousness and your works, but they will not benefit you.
Mark 10:20
And he said to him, "Teacher, all these I have observed from my youth."