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
Yet My people have forgotten Me.
They burn incense to false idols
that make them stumble in their ways
on the ancient roads
and walk on new paths, not the highway.
Deuteronomy 32:7
Remember the days of old;
consider the years long past.
Ask your father, and he will tell you,
your elders, and they will teach you.
Song of Songs 1:7
Tell me, you, the one I love:
Where do you pasture your sheep?
Where do you let them rest at noon?
Why should I be like one who veils herself
beside the flocks of your companions?
Isaiah 8:20
To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, there will be no dawn for them.
Malachi 4:4
“Remember the instruction of Moses My servant, the statutes and ordinances I commanded him at Horeb for all Israel.
Luke 16:29
“But Abraham said, ‘They have Moses and the prophets; they should listen to them.’
John 5:39
You pore over the Scriptures because you think you have eternal life in them, yet they testify about Me.
Acts 17:11
The people here were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, since they welcomed the message with eagerness and examined the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.
Romans 4:1
What then can we say that Abraham, our physical ancestor, has found?
Hebrews 6:12
so that you won’t become lazy but will be imitators of those who inherit the promises through faith and perseverance.
Hebrews 11:2
For our ancestors won God’s approval by it.
Hebrews 12:1
Therefore, since we also have such a large cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us lay aside every weight and the sin that so easily ensnares us. Let us run with endurance the race that lies before us,

And walk

Jeremiah 7:23
However, I did give them this command: Obey Me, and then I will be your God, and you will be My people. You must follow every way I command you so that it may go well with you.
Isaiah 2:5
House of Jacob,
come and let us walk in the Lord’s light.
Isaiah 30:21
and whenever you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear this command behind you: “This is the way. Walk in it.”
John 12:35
Jesus answered, “The light will be with you only a little longer. Walk while you have the light so that darkness doesn’t overtake you. The one who walks in darkness doesn’t know where he’s going.
John 13:17
If you know these things, you are blessed if you do them.
Colossians 2:6
Therefore, as you have received Christ Jesus the Lord, walk in Him,

We will

Jeremiah 2:25
Keep your feet from going bare
and your throat from thirst.
But you say, “It’s hopeless;
I love strangers,
and I will continue to follow them.”
Jeremiah 18:12
But they will say, ‘It’s hopeless. We will continue to follow our plans, and each of us will continue to act according to the stubbornness of his evil heart.’”
Jeremiah 22:21
I spoke to you when you were secure.
You said, “I will not listen.”
This has been your way since youth;
indeed, you have never listened to Me.
Jeremiah 44:16
“As for the word you spoke to us in the name of Yahweh, we are not going to listen to you!
Matthew 21:28
“But what do you think? A man had two sons. He went to the first and said, ‘My son, go, work in the vineyard today.’

General references

Psalm 25:4
Make Your ways known to me, Lord;
teach me Your paths.
Proverbs 2:9
Then you will understand righteousness, justice,
and integrity—every good path.
Jeremiah 42:3
that the Lord your God may tell us the way we should walk and the thing we should do.”
Luke 5:39
And no one, after drinking old wine, wants new, because he says, ‘The old is better.’”

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