Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

Bible References

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Isaiah 30:8
Now go, put it in writing before them on a board, and make a record of it in a book, so that it may be for the future, a witness for all time to come.
Psalm 19:7
The law of the Lord is good, giving new life to the soul: the witness of the Lord is certain, giving wisdom to the foolish.
Psalm 119:130
The opening of your words gives light; it gives good sense to the simple.
Jeremiah 8:9
The wise men are shamed, they are overcome with fear and taken: see, they have given up the word of the Lord; and what use is their wisdom to them?
Micah 3:6
For this cause it will be night for you, without a vision; and it will be dark for you, without knowledge of the future; the sun will go down over the prophets, and the day will be black over them.
Matthew 6:23
But if your eye is evil, all your body will be dark. If then the light which is in you is dark, how dark it will be!
Matthew 22:29
But Jesus said to them in answer, You are in error, not having knowledge of the Writings, or of the power of God.
Mark 7:7
But their worship is to no purpose, while they give as their teaching the rules of men.
Romans 1:22
Seeming to be wise, they were in fact foolish,
2 Peter 1:9
For the man who has not these things is blind, seeing only what is near, having no memory of how he was made clean from his old sins.


Proverbs 4:18
But the way of the upright is like the light of early morning, getting brighter and brighter till the full day.
Hosea 6:3
And let us have knowledge, let us go after the knowledge of the Lord; his going out is certain as the dawn, his decisions go out like the light; he will come to us like the rain, like the spring rain watering the earth.
Malachi 4:2
But to you who give worship to my name, the sun of righteousness will come up with new life in its wings; and you will go out, playing like young oxen full of food.
2 Peter 1:19
And so the words of the prophets are made more certain; and it is well for you to give attention to them as to a light shining in a dark place, till the dawn comes and the morning star is seen in your hearts;

General references

Numbers 8:2
Say to Aaron, When you put the lights in their places, the seven lights will give light in front of the support.
Micah 5:12
I will put an end to your use of secret arts, and you will have no more readers of signs:
Matthew 14:4
Because John had said to him, It is not right for you to have her.
Luke 10:26
And he said to him, What does the law say, in your reading of it?

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain