Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.

Bible References


Jeremiah 18:15
For my people have forgotten me. They have burned incense to FALSE [gods]. And they have been made to stumble in their ways, in the ancient paths, to walk in bypaths, in a way not cast up,
Deuteronomy 32:7
Remember the days of old. Consider the years of many generations. Ask thy father, and he will show thee, thine elders, and they will tell thee.
Song of Songs 1:7
Tell me, O thou whom my soul loves, where thou feed [thy flock], where thou make [it] to rest at noon. For why should I be as she who is veiled beside the flocks of thy companions?
Isaiah 8:20
[Seek] to the law and to the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, surely there is no morning for them.
Malachi 4:4
Remember ye the law of Moses my servant, which I commanded to him in Horeb for all Israel, even statutes and ordinances.
Luke 16:29
But Abraham says to him, They have Moses and the prophets. Let them hear them.
John 5:39
Ye search the scriptures, because ye think to have eternal life in them, and those are testifying about me.
Acts 17:11
But these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, who received the word with all willingness, examining the Scriptures daily, if it has these things this way.
Romans 4:1
What then will we say Abraham, our father according to flesh, to have found?
Hebrews 6:12
so that ye may not become lazy, but imitators of those who, through faith and longsuffering, inherit the promises.
Hebrews 11:2
For by this the ancients were well reported.
Hebrews 12:1
Therefore we also, having so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, having put off every weight and cleverly entangling sin, let us run by perseverance the contest being set before us.

And walk

Jeremiah 7:23
But this thing I commanded them, saying, Hearken to my voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people. And walk ye in all the way that I command you, that it may be well with you.
Isaiah 2:5
O house of Jacob, come ye, and let us walk in the light of LORD.
Isaiah 30:21
And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left.
John 12:35
Jesus therefore said to them, Yet a little time the light is with you. Walk while ye have the light, so that darkness may not overcome you. And he who walks in the darkness knows not where he is going.
John 13:17
If ye have seen these things, blessed are ye if ye do them.
Colossians 2:6
As therefore ye received Christ Jesus the Lord, walk in him,

We will

Jeremiah 2:25
Withhold thy foot from being unshod, and thy throat from thirst. But thou said, It is in vain. No, for I have loved strangers, and after them I will go.
Jeremiah 18:12
But they say, It is in vain. For we will walk after our own devices, and we will do everyone according to the stubbornness of his evil heart.
Jeremiah 22:21
I spoke to thee in thy prosperity, but thou said, I will not hear. This has been thy manner from thy youth, that thou obeyed not my voice.
Jeremiah 44:16
As for the word that thou have spoken to us in the name of LORD, we will not hearken to thee.
Matthew 21:28
But what does it seem to you? A man had two children. And having come to the first, he said, Child, go work today in my vineyard.

General references

Psalm 25:4
Show me thy ways, O LORD. Teach me thy paths.
Proverbs 2:9
Then thou shall understand righteousness and justice and equity, [yea], every good path.
Jeremiah 42:3
that LORD thy God may show us the way in which we should walk, and the thing that we should do.
Luke 5:39
And no man having drunk old straightaway desires new, for he says, The old is better.