Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear you, when ye depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them. Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city.

Bible References


Matthew 10:14
And where no one will welcome you, or listen to you, leave that house or town and shake off its very dust from your feet.
Luke 9:5
And where they will not welcome you, leave that town and shake off the very dust from your feet as a protest against them."
Luke 10:10
But whenever you come to a town and they do not welcome you, go out into the open streets and say,
Acts 13:50
But the Jews stirred up the well-to-do religious women and the leading men of the town, and they started a persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and drove them out of their district.
Acts 18:6
But as they contradicted and abused him, he shook his clothes in protest, and said to them, "Your blood be on your own heads! I am not to blame for it! After this I will go to the heathen."

It shall

Matthew 10:15
I tell you, the land of Sodom and Gomorrah will fare better on the Day of Judgment than that town.
Matthew 11:20
Then he began to reproach the towns in which his numerous wonders had been done, because they did not repent.
Luke 10:12
I tell you, on that Day Sodom will fare better than that town!
John 15:22
If I had not come and spoken to them, they would not have been guilty of sin, but as it is, they have no excuse for their sin.
Hebrews 6:4
For it is impossible to arouse people to a fresh repentance when they have once for all come into the light and had a taste of the gift from heaven, and shared in the holy Spirit
Hebrews 10:26
For if we choose to go on sinning after we have so fully learned the truth, there is no sacrifice left to be offered for our sins,
2 Peter 2:6
and if he condemned the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah, and overwhelmed them with ashes, as a warning to ungodly men of what was to come,
Jude 1:7
just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the neighboring towns which like them indulged in immorality and unnatural vice stand as a warning, in undergoing the punishment of eternal fire.

In the day

Matthew 12:36
But I tell you, for every careless word that men utter they will have to answer on the Day of Judgment.
Romans 2:5
But in your obstinacy and impenitence you are storing up wrath for yourself on the Day of Wrath, when the justice of God will burst forth.
2 Peter 3:7
But by the same command the present heavens and earth are stored up for fire, and are kept for the day when godless men are to be judged and destroyed.
1 John 4:17
Love attains perfection in us, when we have perfect confidence about the Day of Judgment, because here in this world we are living as he lives.