Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Behold, ye fast for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness: ye shall not fast as ye do this day, to make your voice to be heard on high.

Shall not fast as ye do this day

General references

Bible References

Ye fast

1 Kings 21:9
Now she wrote in the letters, saying, “Proclaim a fast and seat Naboth at the head of the people;
Proverbs 21:27
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination,
How much more when he brings it with evil intent!
Matthew 6:16
Whenever you fast, do not put on a gloomy face as the hypocrites do, for they neglect their appearance so that they will be noticed by men when they are fasting. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.
Matthew 23:14
[Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you devour widows’ houses, and for a pretense you make long prayers; therefore you will receive greater condemnation.]
Luke 20:47
who devour widows’ houses, and for appearance’s sake offer long prayers. These will receive greater condemnation.”
John 18:28
Then they *led Jesus from Caiaphas into the Praetorium, and it was early; and they themselves did not enter into the Praetorium so that they would not be defiled, but might eat the Passover.

And to smite

Acts 23:1
Paul, looking intently at the Council, said, “Brethren, I have lived my life with a perfectly good conscience before God up to this day.”
Philippians 1:14
and that most of the brethren, trusting in the Lord because of my imprisonment, have far more courage to speak the word of God without fear.

Shall not fast as ye do this day

Joel 2:13
And rend your heart and not your garments.”
Now return to the Lord your God,
For He is gracious and compassionate,
Slow to anger, abounding in lovingkindness
And relenting of evil.
Jonah 3:7
He issued a proclamation and it said, “In Nineveh by the decree of the king and his nobles: Do not let man, beast, herd, or flock taste a thing. Do not let them eat or drink water.
Matthew 6:16
Whenever you fast, do not put on a gloomy face as the hypocrites do, for they neglect their appearance so that they will be noticed by men when they are fasting. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.

General references

1 Kings 21:12
They proclaimed a fast and seated Naboth at the head of the people.
Isaiah 57:12
“I will declare your righteousness and your deeds,
But they will not profit you.
James 1:7
For that man ought not to expect that he will receive anything from the Lord,