Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

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Bible References


John 10:1
Truly, truly, I say to you, He not coming in through the door into the court-yard of the sheep, but coming up from another place, he is a thief and robber.
John 12:6
And this he said, not that care was to him for the poor: but because he was a thief, and had the small coffer, and carried things deposited.
Isaiah 56:11
And dogs hard of soul, they knew not fulness; and they are evil, they know not understanding; they all looked to their way, a man to his plunder from his extremity.
Ezekiel 34:2
Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and say to them, To the shepherds, thus said the Lord Jehovah: Wo! to the shepherds of Israel who were feeding themselves: shall not the shepherds feed the sheep?
Hosea 7:1
As I healed to Israel, the iniquity of Ephraim was uncovered, and the evils of Shomeron: for they did falsehood, and the thief will come in, and the troop invaded without
Matthew 21:13
And he says to them, It was written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; and ye have made it a den of robbers.
Matthew 23:14
Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for pretence, praying at great lengths; for this shall ye receive more distingnished judgment.
Mark 11:17
And he taught, saying to them, Has it not been written, That my house shall be called the house of prayer to all nations and ye made it a den of robbers.
Romans 2:21
Therefore teaching another, teachest thou not thyself proclaiming not to steal, stealest thou?
2 Peter 2:1
And also were there false prophets among the people, as also among you shall be false teachers, who shall privately bring in doctrines of perdition, and denying the master having purchased them, having brought upon themselves swift destruction.

I am

John 3:17
For God sent not his Son into the world that he judge the world; but that the world might be saved through him.
John 6:33
for the bread of God is he coming down from heaven, and giving life to the world.
John 12:47
And if any hear my words, and believe not, I judge him not: for I came not that I might judge the world, but that I might save the world.
Matthew 18:11
For the Son of man has come to save the lost.
Matthew 20:28
As the Son of man came not to be served, but to serve, and to give his soul a ransom for many.
Luke 19:10
For the Son of man came to seek and to save the lost.
1 Timothy 1:15
Faithful the word, and worthy of all acceptance, for Christ Jesus came into the world to save the sinful; of whom I am first.

More abundantly

Romans 5:13
(For until the law sin was in the world: and sin is not charged, being no law.
Hebrews 6:17
In which God, willing more abundantly to show to the heirs of the promise the firmness of his counsel, he intervened by an oath:
Hebrews 7:25
Wherefore he is able to save entirely those coming to God by him, always living to supplicate for them.
2 Peter 1:11
For so shall an entrance be furnished richly to you in addition into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

General references

Matthew 18:11
For the Son of man has come to save the lost.