Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain.

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Bible References


Luke 8:18
Take heed therefore how ye hear: for whosoever hath, to him shall be given; and whosoever hath not, even what he seemeth to have shall be taken away from.
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you thinketh himself a wise man in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.
Galatians 2:6
But from those who appeared men of the greatest importance, (what sort of men soever they were it maketh no difference to me: God accepteth not a man's person;) for these important personages in conference added nothing to me;
Galatians 6:3
For if any man conceits that he is something when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.


James 3:2
For in many things we all offend. If any man offend not in word, he is a perfect man, and capable of reining in the whole body.
Ephesians 4:29
Let no loose discourse proceed out of your mouth, but whatever is good for useful edification, that it may communicate grace to the hearers.
Ephesians 5:4
or obscenity, or foolish talk, or loose witticisms; things which become not [a Christian], but rather thanksgiving.
Colossians 4:6
Let your discourse be always gracious, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to reply to every man.
1 Peter 3:10
"For he that would love life, and see good days, let him restrain his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking guile.


James 1:22
But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves by false reasoning.
Galatians 6:3
For if any man conceits that he is something when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.


James 2:20
But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?
Matthew 15:9
But in vain do they worship me, teaching doctrines the commandments of men.
Mark 7:7
Now vainly do they worship me, while teaching doctrines the commandments of men."
1 Corinthians 15:2
by which also ye are saved; if ye cleave to that word I have preached to you, except haply ye have believed in vain.
Galatians 3:4
have ye suffered so many things in vain? if it be yet in vain.

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1 Corinthians 15:14
and if Christ be not risen, vain indeed is our preaching, and vain also your faith.
James 3:3
Behold, we put bits into the horses' mouths, that they may obey us, and we turn about their whole body.