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
And she wrote in the letters, saying, Proclaim a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people:
Proverbs 21:27
The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination: How much more, when he bringeth it with a wicked mind!
Matthew 6:16
Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may be seen of men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have received their reward.
Matthew 23:14
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows houses, even while for a pretence ye make long prayers: therefore ye shall receive greater condemnation.
Luke 20:47
who devour widows houses, and for a pretence make long prayers: these shall receive greater condemnation.
John 18:28
They lead Jesus therefore from Caiaphas into the Praetorium: and it was early; and they themselves entered not into the Praetorium, that they might not be defiled, but might eat the passover.

And to smite

Acts 23:1
And Paul, looking stedfastly on the council, said, Brethren, I have lived before God in all good conscience until this day.
Philippians 1:14
and that most of the brethren in the Lord, being confident through my bonds, are more abundantly bold 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, and turn unto Jehovah your God; for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in lovingkindness, and repenteth him of the evil.
Jonah 3:7
And he made proclamation and published through Nineveh by the decree of the king and his nobles, saying, Let neither man nor beast, herd nor flock, taste anything; let them not feed, nor drink water;
Matthew 6:16
Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may be seen of men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have received their reward.

General references

1 Kings 21:12
They proclaimed a fast, and set Naboth on high among the people.
Isaiah 57:12
I will declare thy righteousness; and as for thy works, they shall not profit thee.
James 1:7
For let not that man think that he shall receive anything of the Lord;

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