Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Which devour widows' houses, and for a shew make long prayers: the same shall receive greater damnation.

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Bible References

Devour

Isaiah 10:2
to turn aside the needy from justice, and to rob the poor of my people of their right, that widows may be their spoil, and that they may make the fatherless their prey!
Jeremiah 7:6
if ye do not oppress the sojourner, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, nor walk after other gods to your own hurt,
Ezekiel 22:7
In thee they have made light of father and mother. In the midst of thee they have dealt with the sojourner by oppression. In thee they have wronged the fatherless and the widow.
Amos 2:7
those who pant after the dust of the earth on the head of the poor, and turn aside the way of the meek. And a man and his father go to the [same] maiden, to profane my holy name.
Amos 8:4
Hear this, O ye who would swallow up a needy man, and cause the poor of the land to fail,
Micah 2:2
And they covet fields, and seize them, and houses, and take them away. And they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.
Micah 3:2
Ye who hate the good, and love the evil, who pluck off their skin from off them, and their flesh from off their bones,
Matthew 23:14
But woe to you, scholars and Pharisees, hypocrites! Because ye devour widows' houses, and praying long in pretence. Because of this ye will receive greater condemnation.
Mark 12:40
those who devour widows' houses, and praying long in pretence. These will receive greater condemnation.
2 Timothy 3:6
for from these are those who creep into houses, and take captive petty women laden with sins, being led away by various impulses,

For

Luke 12:1
During which time the myriads of the multitude having gathered together so as to trample each other, he began first to say to his disciples, Take heed to yourselves from the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
Ezekiel 33:31
And they come to thee as the people come, and they sit before thee as my people. And they hear thy words, but do not do them. For with their mouth they show much love, but their heart goes after their gain.
Matthew 23:26
Thou blind Pharisee, cleanse first the inside of the cup and of the platter, so that the outside of them may also become clean.
1 Thessalonians 2:5
For we came neither in word of flattery (at any time as ye know) nor a pretense of greed (God is witness)
2 Timothy 3:2
For men will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boasters, arrogant, blasphemous, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, impious,
Titus 1:16
They profess to know God, but in their works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and worthless for every good work.

The same

Luke 10:12
I say to you, that it will be more tolerable in that day for Sodom, than for that city.
Luke 12:47
And that bondman who knew his lord's will, and who did not prepare, nor do according to his will, will be beaten much,
Matthew 11:22
Nevertheless I say to you, it will be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the day of judgment than for you.
James 3:1
Not many should become teachers, my brothers, knowing that we will receive greater judgment.

General references

Matthew 23:6
And they love the chief place at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues,