Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?

Whence

Lusts

General references

Bible References

Whence

James 3:14
And if ye have bitter envy and intrigue in your heart, boast not, and lie not against the truth.

Come they

James 1:14
And each is tempted from his own lust, being drawn out, and decoyed.
Genesis 4:5
And to Cain and to his offering he looked not: and Cain will be very angry, and his countenance will fall.
Jeremiah 17:9
The heart is deceitful above all, and man himself, who shall know him?
Matthew 15:19
For from the heart come forth evil reflections, slaughters, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false testimonies, defamations:
Mark 7:21
For within, out of the heart of men, go forth evil reflections, adulteries, fornications, murders,
John 8:44
Ye are of your father the devil, and the eager desires of your father will ye do. He was slaying men from the beginning, and stood not in the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he would speak a lie, he speaks of his own things; for he is a liar, and the father of him.
Romans 8:7
Wherefore the thought of the flesh enmity to God: for it is not subject to the law of God, for it cannot be.
1 Timothy 6:4
He has been proud, knowing nothing, but sick about questions and disputes of words, of which is envy, strife, slanders, evil conjectures,
Titus 3:3
For once we also were unwise disobedient, deceived, being slaves to eager desires and various pleasures, living in vexation and envy, hated, and hating one another.
1 Peter 1:14
As children of obedience, not as formerly conforming yourselves to eager desire in your ignorance:
1 Peter 2:11
Dearly beloved, I beseech as sojourners and strangers, to keep off from fleshly passions, which war against the soul;
1 Peter 4:2
That no more to the eager desires of men, but to the will of God, should he live the remaining time in the flesh.
2 Peter 2:18
For speaking excessive things of vanity, they decoy with the eager desires of the flesh, for licentiousness, them having truly escaped from those turned back in error.
2 Peter 3:3
Knowing this first, that in the last of the days shall mockers come for deceiving, going according to their own eager desires,
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
Jude 1:16
These are murmurers, discontented, going according to their eager desires; and their mouth speaks exceeding bulky things, admiring faces on account of advantage.

Lusts

James 4:3
Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask wickedly that ye might expend upon your sensual pleasures.

In

Romans 7:5
For when we were in the flesh the passions of sins, those by the law, were energetic in our members to bring forth fruit to death.
Galatians 5:17
For the flesh desires against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are adverse to one another: that not the things ye would, these should ye do.
Colossians 3:5
Therefore kill your members that are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry:

General references

Mark 7:20
And he said, That going out of a man, that pollutes a man.
Galatians 5:15
And if ye bite and devour one another, see ye that ye be not laid waste by one another.