Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

General references

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 oppress not the sojourner, the fatherless, and the widow, and shed not innocent blood in this place, neither walk after other gods to your own hurt:
Ezekiel 22:7
In thee have they set light by father and mother; in the midst of thee have they dealt by oppression with the sojourner; in thee have they wronged the fatherless and the widow.
Amos 2:7
they that 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 unto the'same maiden, to profane my holy name:
Amos 8:4
Hear this, O ye that would swallow up the needy, 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
Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows houses, even while for a pretence ye make long prayers: therefore ye shall receive greater condemnation.
Mark 12:40
they that devour widows houses, and for a pretence make long prayers; these shall receive greater condemnation.
2 Timothy 3:6
For of these are they that creep into houses, and take captive silly women laden with sins, led away by divers lusts,

For

Luke 12:1
In the mean time, when the many thousands of the multitude were gathered together, insomuch that they trod one upon another, he began to say unto his disciples first of all, Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
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.
Matthew 23:26
Thou blind Pharisee, cleanse first the inside of the cup and of the platter, that the outside thereof may become clean also.
1 Thessalonians 2:5
For neither at any time were we found using words of flattery, as ye know, nor a cloak of covetousness, God is witness;
2 Timothy 3:2
For men shall be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, haughty, railers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,
Titus 1:16
They profess that they know God; but by their works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate.

The same

Luke 10:12
I say unto you, it shall be more tolerable in that day for Sodom, than for that city.
Luke 12:47
And that servant, who knew his lord's will, and made not ready, nor did according to his will, shall be beaten with many'stripes ;
Matthew 11:22
But I say unto you, it shall be more tolerable for Tyre and Sidon in the day of judgment than for you.
James 3:1
Be not many of you teachers, my brethren, knowing that we shall receive heavier judgment.

General references

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