Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven:

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Matthew 7:1
"Do not pass [condemning] judgment [on other people] so that you do not receive such judgment [on yourselves].
Romans 2:1
So, whoever you are, you people do not have any excuse for judging people [Note: At this point Paul begins addressing the Jews. See verse 17]. For in a matter where you judge someone else [to be wrong] you [actually] condemn yourselves, because you are practicing the same things [you condemn them for doing].
Romans 14:3
The person who can eat anything should not look down on the person who cannot eat [what was used in idolatrous worship]; and the person who cannot eat [such things] should not pass judgment on the person who can. For God accepts that person, too.
1 Corinthians 4:3
But it is a small matter for me to be judged by you or by any human court, for I do not [even] judge myself [to be wrong].
James 4:11
Do not slander one another, brothers, [for] the person who speaks against his brother, or judges him, is [guilty of] speaking against the law [of God]. But when you judge the law, you are not obeying it but acting as its judge.


Luke 17:3
Pay attention to yourselves! "If your brother sins, rebuke him [i.e., show him where he is wrong in hope of effecting a change]; and if he repents [i.e., changes his heart and life], forgive him.
Matthew 5:7
"Those persons who show mercy [toward others] will be blessed because they will be shown mercy [themselves].
Matthew 6:14
For if you forgive the wrongs people have done [to you], your heavenly Father will also forgive the wrongs you have done [to Him].
Matthew 18:35
In the same way my heavenly Father will also deal with you [i.e., punish you] unless every one of you forgives his brother from the heart."
Mark 11:25
And whenever you stand praying, forgive whatever [grievance] you might have against anyone, so that your Father in heaven will also forgive you of your sins." {{Verse
1 Corinthians 13:4
[Note: The following traits should be understood in the context of love for people]. Love is patient [with people], and is kind [to them]; love does not envy [what people are or have]; love does not boast [of being superior to others], it is not arrogant [in dealing with people].
Ephesians 4:32
and be kind and compassionate toward one another, forgiving each other, just as God also forgave you [because of your fellowship] in Christ.
Colossians 3:13
Tolerate one another's [weaknesses] and forgive each other if anyone [of you] has a complaint against someone else. You should forgive people just as the Lord forgave you.

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Matthew 7:1
"Do not pass [condemning] judgment [on other people] so that you do not receive such judgment [on yourselves].