Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

Bible References

In vain

Matthew 6:7
And when you pray, do not use empty repetitions as the Gentiles do. For they think that they will be heard for their many words.
Matthew 15:9
In vain do they worship me, teaching as doctrines the precepts of men.'"
1 Corinthians 15:14
if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and so is your faith.
Titus 3:9
But avoid foolish controversies and genealogies and strife and quarrels about the Law, for they are unprofitable and useless.
James 1:26
If anyone thinks himself to be religious, and yet does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this man's religion is worthless.
James 2:20
But are you willing to know, O foolish man, that faith without works is useless?

The commandments

Colossians 2:22
(referring to things which are all destined perish with use), according to human commandments and teachings?
1 Timothy 4:1
Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith by giving heed to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,
Revelation 14:11
And the smoke of their torment goes up for ever and ever; they have no rest day and night, those who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name."
Revelation 22:18
I warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book,