Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But ye say, If a man shall say to his father or mother, It is Corban, that is to say, a gift, by whatsoever thou mightest be profited by me; he shall be free.

Bible References

It is corban

Matthew 15:5
But ye say, Whoever may say to the father or the mother, Whatever thou might have benefited from me is an offering.
Matthew 23:18
And, Whoever may swear by the altar, it is nothing, but whoever may swear by the gift upon it, he is obligated.
1 Timothy 5:4
But if any widow has children or grandchildren, let them first learn to be devoted to their own house, and to give back recompense to their parents, for this is acceptable in the sight of God.

General references

Genesis 45:11
And there will I nourish thee, for there are yet five years of famine, lest thou come to poverty, thou, and thy household, and all that thou have.
Numbers 30:5
But if her father disallows her in the day that he hears, none of her vows, or of her bonds with which she has bound her soul, shall stand. And LORD will forgive her, because her father disallowed her.
Ephesians 6:2
Honor thy father and mother, which is the first commandment with promise,