Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican.

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Bible References


Luke 1:9
that, according to the custom of the priesthood, he was chosen by lot to burn incense after entering into the temple of the Lord.
Luke 19:46
saying to them, It is written, My house is a house of prayer, but ye made it a den of robbers.
1 Kings 8:30
And hearken thou to the supplication of thy servant, and of thy people Israel, when they shall pray toward this place. Yea, hear thou in heaven thy dwelling-place, and when thou hear, forgive.
Acts 3:1
Now at the same time Peter and John were going up into the temple, at the hour of prayer, the ninth.

A pharisee

Luke 7:29
And all the people having heard, and the tax collectors who were immersed the immersion of John, justified God.
Matthew 21:31
Which of the two did the will of the father? They say to him, The first. Jesus says to them, Truly I say to you, that the tax collectors and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.
Acts 23:6
But when Paul ascertained that the one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, Men, brothers, I am a Pharisee, son of a Pharisee. About the hope and resurrection of the dead I am judged.
Acts 26:5
having known me previously from the beginning, if they were willing to testify, that according to the strictest party of our religion I lived a Pharisee.
Philippians 3:5
in circumcision the eighth day, of the race of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of Hebrews; regarding law, a Pharisee;

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Luke 5:32
I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.