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, write it on a tablet with them, and inscribe it on a scroll, {that} it may be {for the time to come}, forever, forever.
Psalm 19:7
The law of Yahweh [is] perfect, reviving life. The testimony of Yahweh [is] firm, making wise [the] simple.
Psalm 119:130
The unfolding of your words gives light, giving understanding to [the] simple.
Jeremiah 8:9
[The] wise will be put to shame, they will be dismayed, and they will get taken. Look, they have rejected the word of Yahweh, and what [is] wisdom to them?
Micah 3:6
Therefore [it will be as] night to you, without vision, and darkness to you, without divination. And the sun will set on the prophets, and the day will grow dark over them.
Matthew 6:23
But if your eye is evil, your whole body will be dark. Therefore if the light in you is darkness, how great [is] the darkness!
Matthew 22:29
But Jesus answered [and] said to them, "You are mistaken, [because] you do not know the scriptures or the power of God!
Mark 7:7
And they worship me in vain, teaching [as] doctrines the commandments of men.'
Romans 1:22
Claiming to be wise, they became fools,
2 Peter 1:9
For [the one] for whom these [things] [are] not present is blind, being nearsighted, {having forgotten the cleansing} of his former sins.


Proverbs 4:18
But the path of the righteous ones [is] like the light of dawn, leading and shining until the day {is full}.
Hosea 6:3
Let us know, let us press on to know Yahweh; his rising [is] sure like [the] dawn. He will come like the showers to us, like [the] spring rain that waters [the] earth.
Malachi 4:2
But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise, with healing in its wings, and you will go out and leap like {fattened calves}.
2 Peter 1:19
and we possess [as] more reliable the prophetic word, to which you do well [if you] pay attention to [it] as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts,

General references

Numbers 8:2
"Speak to Aaron, and say to him: 'When you are setting up the lamps, the seven lamps will give light in front of the face of the lampstand.'"
Micah 5:12
And I will cut off sorceries from your hand, and you will not have soothsayers.
Matthew 14:4
because John had been saying to him, "It is not permitted for you to have her."
Luke 10:26
And he said to him, "What is written in the law? How do you read [it]?"