Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness:

General references

Bible References

Covetousness, wickedness

Deuteronomy 15:9
Be careful that there isn’t this wicked thought in your heart, ‘The seventh year, the year of canceling debts, is near,’ and you are stingy toward your poor brother and give him nothing. He will cry out to the Lord against you, and you will be guilty.
Deuteronomy 28:54
The most sensitive and refined man among you will look grudgingly at his brother, the wife he embraces, and the rest of his children,
1 Samuel 18:8
Saul was furious and resented this song. “They credited tens of thousands to David,” he complained, “but they only credited me with thousands. What more can he have but the kingdom?”
Proverbs 23:6
Don’t eat a stingy person’s bread,
and don’t desire his choice food,
Proverbs 28:22
A greedy man is in a hurry for wealth;
he doesn’t know that poverty will come to him.
Matthew 20:15
Don’t I have the right to do what I want with my business? Are you jealous because I’m generous?’


2 Chronicles 32:25
However, because his heart was proud, Hezekiah didn’t respond according to the benefit that had come to him. So there was wrath on him, Judah, and Jerusalem.
Psalm 10:4
In all his scheming,
the wicked arrogantly thinks:
“There is no accountability,
since God does not exist.”
Obadiah 1:3
Your presumptuous heart has deceived you,
you who live in clefts of the rock
in your home on the heights,
who say to yourself,
“Who can bring me down to the ground?”
2 Corinthians 10:5
and every high-minded thing that is raised up against the knowledge of God, taking every thought captive to obey Christ.
1 Peter 5:5
In the same way, you younger men, be subject to the elders. And all of you clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because

God resists the proud
but gives grace to the humble.


Proverbs 12:23
A shrewd person conceals knowledge,
but a foolish heart publicizes stupidity.
Proverbs 22:15
Foolishness is tangled up in the heart of a youth;
the rod of discipline will drive it away from him.
Proverbs 24:9
A foolish scheme is sin,
and a mocker is detestable to people.
Proverbs 27:22
Though you grind a fool
in a mortar with a pestle along with grain,
you will not separate his foolishness from him.
Ecclesiastes 7:25
I turned my thoughts to know, explore, and seek wisdom and an explanation for things, and to know that wickedness is stupidity and folly is madness.
1 Peter 2:15
For it is God’s will that you silence the ignorance of foolish people by doing good.

General references

Leviticus 15:25
“When a woman has a discharge of her blood for many days, though it is not the time of her menstruation, or if she has a discharge beyond her period, she will be unclean all the days of her unclean discharge, as she is during the days of her menstruation.
Jeremiah 17:9
The heart is more deceitful than anything else,
and incurable—who can understand it?

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