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
Verily, verily I say unto you, He that entreth not into the sheep-fold by the door, but climbeth up some other way, is a thief and a robber.
John 12:6
He said this, not that he cared for the poor, but because he was a thief, and having the common purse he carried what was put into it.
Matthew 21:13
and said to them, It is written, "My house shall be called the house of prayer," but ye have made it a den of thieves.
Matthew 23:14
Wo unto you scribes and pharisees, hypocrites; for ye devour widows houses, and for a cover make long prayers: therefore ye shall receive the heavier judgement.
Mark 11:17
And He taught them, saying, Is it not written, my house shall be called an house of prayer for all nations? But ye have made it a den of thieves.
Romans 2:21
Thou then, who teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? Thou, that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?
2 Peter 2:1
But there were indeed false prophets among the people of old, as there will be also among you false teachers, who will privately introduce pernicious heresies, denying even the Lord that bought them, and bringing 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 might be saved by Him.
John 6:33
For the bread of God is that which descendeth from heaven, and giveth life to the world.
John 12:47
And if any one hear my words and believe not, I do not condemn him: for I am not now come to condemn the world, but to save the world.
Matthew 18:11
for the Son of man came from thence to save that which was 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 many.
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 truth highly to be believed, and worthy to be received by all, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners:---of whom I am one of the chief.

More abundantly

Romans 5:13
for sin was in the world before the law. Now sin is not imputed where there is no law;
Hebrews 6:17
Wherefore God being willing more abundantly to manifest unto the heirs of the promise the immutability of his counsel, confirmed it with an oath:
Hebrews 7:25
wherefore also He is able to save to the uttermost, those that come unto God by Him, seeing He ever liveth to make intercession for them.
2 Peter 1:11
For so an entrance shall be administered unto you abundantly into the everlasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

General references

Matthew 18:11
for the Son of man came from thence to save that which was lost.