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

Matthew 23:14
wo unto you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, who shut up the kingdom of heaven against men: for ye not only refuse to go in your selves, but hinder those that would.
Mark 12:40
who yet devour widows estates under the shew of making long prayers, such shall receive greater condemnation.
2 Timothy 3:6
Of this number are they, who insinuate themselves into families, to make a prey of the weaker sex, who are inveigled by their vitious suggestions, abetted by their own subtle passions,

For

Luke 12:1
In the mean time thousands of people being gather'd about him, so as to trample upon one another, he first address'd himself thus to his disciples, beware of the corrupt doctrine of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy.
Matthew 23:26
thou blind Pharisee, cleanse first the inside of the cup and plate, that the outside may be likewise clean.
1 Thessalonians 2:5
our address to you was without any flattery, as you yourselves can witness, and God is witness that we had no avarice to disguise.
2 Timothy 3:2
for men will be selfish, avaricious, vain, proud, slanderers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful,
Titus 1:16
they make a profession of knowing God; but in fact they deny him, being execrably incredulous, and utter strangers to all virtue.

The same

Luke 10:12
I declare unto you, that the people of Sodom shall be treated with less severity in the day of judgment, than that city.
Luke 12:47
but the servant, who knows his master's will, and prepares not himself, nor executes his orders, shall receive many stripes.
Matthew 11:22
I declare unto you, Tyre and Sidon shall be treated with less severity at the day of judgment than you.
James 3:1
My brethren, don't affect many of you to be doctors, considering, that those of us who are such, shall be tried with the greater severity.

General references

Matthew 23:6
they affect the uppermost place at feasts, the principal chair in the synagogues,