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 flees because he is a hireling and cares nothing for the sheep.
Galatians 2:10
All they asked was that we should continue to remember the poor, the very thing I was eager to do.
James 2:2
For if a man comes into your assembly with a gold ring and dressed in fine clothes, and there also comes in a poor man in shabby clothes,


John 10:8
All who ever came before me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep did not hear them.
Matthew 21:13
And he said to them, "It is written, 'My house shall be called a house of prayer,' but you have made it a 'den of robbers.'"
1 Corinthians 6:10
nor thieves, nor the greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God.

The bag

John 13:29
Some thought that, because Judas had the money box, Jesus was telling him, "Buy what we need for the feast"; or, that he should give something to the poor.
2 Corinthians 8:19
and not only that, but he has been appointed by the churches to travel with us in this gracious work which we are carrying on, for the glory of the Lord himself and to show our good will.
1 Thessalonians 5:22
Abstain from every form of evil.

General references

Matthew 26:9
For this perfume might have been sold for a high price and given to the poor."