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.

General references

Bible References


John 10:1
I assure you, he that entreth not by the door into the sheep-fold, but climbeth up some other way, is a thief and a robber.
John 12:6
this he said, not out of any concern for the poor; but because being purse-bearer he used to pilfer what was in bank.
Matthew 21:13
and said to them, it is written, " my house shall be the house of prayer, but ye have made it a den of thieves."
Matthew 23:14
wo unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, who shut up the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye not only refuse to go in your selves, but hinder those that would.
Mark 11:17
at the same time he explained himself to them in these words, is it not written, "my house shall be called a house of prayer to all nations?" but ye have made it a harbour for thieves.
Romans 2:21
you therefore who instruct others don't you instruct yourself?
2 Peter 2:1
As there were false prophets among the people of Israel, there will likewise be false doctors among you, who by introducing pernicious sects, and by renouncing the Lord, who bought them, will bring upon themselves swift destruction.

I am

John 3:17
for God sent not his son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.
John 6:33
for he who is descended from heaven, and gives life to the world, is the bread that is truely divine.
John 12:47
but if any man hear my words, and does not believe them, it is not I that condemn him: for I came not to condemn the world, but to save the world.
Matthew 18:11
from whence the son of man is come, in order to save those that were lost.
Matthew 20:28
as the son of man came not to be ministred unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for all.
Luke 19:10
for the son of man is come to seek, and to save that which was lost.
1 Timothy 1:15
it is a proposition worthy to be believ'd, and be embrac'd by all, that Jesus Christ is come into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the greatest.

More abundantly

Romans 5:13
sin indeed was in the world all the time before the law: but then sin is not punished when there is no law.
Hebrews 6:17
wherefore God was willing to give the heirs of promise a stronger proof of the immutability of his counsel, by the intervention of an oath:
Hebrews 7:25
so that he has an uninterrupted power to save those, that come to God by him, because he ever lives to make intercession for them.
2 Peter 1:11
and thus you will have a free admittance into the eternal kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

General references

Matthew 18:11
from whence the son of man is come, in order to save those that were lost.