Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein.

General references

Bible References


John 10:13
he fleeth because he is a hireling, and careth not for the sheep.
Psalm 14:1
The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works; There is none that doeth good.
Proverbs 29:7
The righteous taketh knowledge of the cause of the poor; The wicked hath not understanding to know it .
Ezekiel 33:31
And they come unto thee as the people cometh, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but do them not; for with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goeth after their gain.
Galatians 2:10
only they would that we should remember the poor; which very thing I was also zealous to do.
James 2:2
For if there come into your synagogue a man with a gold ring, in fine clothing, and there come in also a poor man in vile clothing;


John 10:8
All that came before me are thieves and robbers: but the sheep did not hear them.
2 Kings 5:20
But Gehazi the servant of Elisha the man of God, said, Behold, my master hath spared this Naaman the Syrian, in not receiving at his hands that which he brought: as Jehovah liveth, I will run after him, and take somewhat of him.
Psalm 50:16
But unto the wicked God saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, And that thou hast taken my covenant in thy mouth,
Matthew 21:13
and he saith unto them, It is written, My house shall be called a house of prayer: but ye make it a den of robbers.
1 Corinthians 6:10
nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

The bag

John 13:29
For some thought, because Judas had the bag, that Jesus said unto him, Buy what things we have need of for the feast; or, that he should give something to the poor.
2 Kings 12:14
for they gave that to them that did the work, and repaired therewith the house of Jehovah.
Ezra 8:24
Then I set apart twelve of the chiefs of the priests, even Sherebiah, Hashabiah, and ten of their brethren with them,
2 Corinthians 8:19
and not only so, but who was also appointed by the churches to travel with us in the matter of this grace, which is ministered by us to the glory of the Lord, and to show our readiness:
1 Thessalonians 5:22
abstain from every form of evil.

General references

Exodus 20:15
Thou shalt not steal.
Matthew 26:9
For this ointment might have been sold for much, and given to the poor.