Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But he, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour?

Bible References


Luke 16:15
And he said to them, "You are the ones who justify themselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts! For [what is] [considered] exalted among men [is] an abomination in the sight of God.
Luke 18:9
And he also told this parable to some who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and looked down on {everyone else}:
Leviticus 19:34
The alien who is dwelling with you shall be like a native among you, and you shall love him like yourself, because you were aliens in the land of Egypt; I [am] Yahweh your God.
Job 32:2
So Elihu the son of Barakel the Buzite, from the clan of Ram, {became angry}. {He became angry} at Job because he justified himself rather than God,
Romans 4:2
For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God.
Romans 10:3
For ignoring the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God.
Galatians 3:11
Now [it is] clear that no one is justified in the sight of God by the law, because "the one who is righteous will live by faith."
James 2:24
You see that a person is justified by works and not by faith alone.


Luke 10:36
Which of these three do you suppose became a neighbor of the man who fell among the robbers?"
Matthew 5:43
"You have heard that it was said, 'Love your neighbor' and 'Hate your enemy.'

General references

Genesis 3:12
And the man replied, "The woman whom you gave [to be] with me--she gave to me from the tree and I ate."
Deuteronomy 6:25
And it shall be righteousness for us if we diligently observe [and] do all [of] this commandment {before} Yahweh our God, as he has commanded us.'
Mark 10:20
And he said to him, "Teacher, all these I have observed from my youth."
Romans 7:10
and I died, and this commandment which [was] to [lead to] life was found with respect to me to [lead to] death.