Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that without a foundation built an house upon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.

Bible References

That heareth

Luke 6:46
"But why do ye call Me, 'Lord, Lord,' and do not the things that I say?
Luke 8:5
"The sower went forth to sow his seed. And in his sowing some fell by the wayside; and it was trodden down, and the birds of the heaven devoured it.
Luke 19:14
But his citizens were hating him, and sent an embassy after him, saying, 'We do not wish this man to be king over us.'
Matthew 21:29
And he, answering, said, 'I go, sir,' and he went not.
Matthew 23:3
All, therefore, whatsoever they bid you, do and observe; but do not according to their works; for they say and do not.
John 15:2
Every branch in Me that bears not fruit, He taketh it away: and every one that bears fruit, He cleanseth it, that it may bear more fruit.
James 1:22
And become doers of the word, and not hearers only, deluding yourselves.
James 2:17
Even so faith, if it have not works, is dead in itself.
2 Peter 1:5
and, even for this very reason, adding all diligence, in your faith supply virtue; and in virtue, knowledge;
1 John 2:3
And in this we know that we have known Him, if we keep His commandments.


Matthew 13:20
And he that was sown on the rocky places, this is he who hears the word, and straightway with joy receives it;
Matthew 24:10
And then will many be caused to stumble, and will deliver up one another, and hate one another;
Acts 20:29
I know that, after my departure, grievous wolves will enter in among you, not sparing the flock;
Acts 26:11
and, punishing them often throughout all the synagogues, I was compelling them to blaspheme; and, being exceedingly enraged against them, I was persecuting them even unto foreign cities.
1 Thessalonians 3:5
For this reason, I also, no longer enduring it, sent, that I might know your faith, lest by some means the tempter tempted you, and our labor should be in vain.


Matthew 12:43
"But, when the unclean spirit goes out from the man, it passes through waterless places, seeking rest, and finds it not.
Mark 4:17
and they have no root in themselves, but are only temporary; then, when tribulation or persecution arises on account of the word, straightway they stumble.
1 John 2:19
They went out from among us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us; but they went out, that they might be made manifest, that they are not all of us.

The ruin

Luke 10:12
I say to you, it will be more tolerable in that day for Sodom, than for that city.
Luke 11:24
"When the unclean spirit goes out from the man, it passes through waterless places, seeking rest; and, not finding it, it says, 'I will return into my house whence I came out.'
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;
Hebrews 10:26
For, if we sin wilfully after we received the full knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins,
2 Peter 2:20
For if, after having escaped the defilements of the world in a full knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, but, having again become entangled with these, they are overcome, the last state has become worse with them than the first.