Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


There was a certain creditor which had two debtors: the one owed five hundred pence, and the other fifty.

Bible References

A certain

Luke 11:4
And forgive us of our sins, for we ourselves also forgive everyone who has wronged us. And do not allow us to be put to the test.'"
Luke 13:4
Or do you think that those eighteen persons who were killed when the tower of Siloam fell on them were worse offenders than all the [other] men who lived in Jerusalem?
Matthew 6:12
And forgive us of the wrongs we have done to others, since we have also forgiven the wrongs done to us.
Matthew 18:23
"Therefore, the kingdom of heaven is similar to a certain king who decided to settle his account with his servants.

The one

Luke 7:47
For this reason, I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven, for she has loved much. [Note: This suggests that her forgiveness was the result of her loving, but the point Jesus makes better fits the idea that her forgiveness produced love]. But the person who is forgiven of little [i.e., of only a few sins], loves [only] a little bit."
Romans 5:20
Now the law of Moses was introduced [into the world] in order to cause sin to increase [i.e., it defined many things to be wrong that were previously not regarded as sin]. But with the increase of sin, God's unearned favor increased all the more.
1 Timothy 1:15
This saying is trustworthy and deserves to be fully accepted: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, and I am the worst of them all.

The other

Luke 12:48
But the one who did not know [i.e., what his master wanted], yet did things deserving of punishment, will be whipped with few lashes. And to the person who has been given much [responsibility], there will be much required [of him]. And to whom people entrust much [responsibility], they will ask [much] more from him.
John 15:22
They would not be guilty of sinning if I had not come and spoken to them. But now [that I have], they have no excuse for their sin.
Romans 3:23
for everyone has sinned and falls short of God's glory [i.e., His approval, or His perfect character].
1 John 1:8
If we claim to have no sinful practices [in our lives], we are self-deceived and are not being truthful about the matter.