Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

Bible References

In vain

1 Samuel 12:21
And ye shall not turn aside: for after vanities which will not profit, and they will not deliver, for they are vanities.
Malachi 3:14
Ye said, Vanity to serve God: and what profit that we watched his watches, and that we went mourning from the face of Jehovah of armies?
Matthew 6:7
And praying, talk ye not vainly as the nations; for they think that by their profaneness of speech they shall be listened to.
Matthew 15:9
But they worship me in vain, teaching doctrines the commands of men.
1 Corinthians 15:14
And if Christ has not risen, then our proclaiming vain, and also your faith vain.
Titus 3:9
And foolish questions, and genealogies, and strifes, and conflicts pertaining to the law, avoid; for they are unprofitable and vain.
James 1:26
If any among you seem to be religious, bridling not his tongue, but deceiving his heart, the religion of this one vain.
James 2:20
And wilt thou know, O empty man, that faith without works is dead?

The commandments

Deuteronomy 12:32
Every word which I command you, ye shall watch to do it: thou shalt not add upon it, and thou shalt not take away from it
Colossians 2:22
Which are all for corruption in the using;) according to the commands and doctrines of men?
1 Timothy 4:1
And the Spirit says expressly, that in later times some shall be removed from the faith, holding to deceitful spirits, and doctrines of evil spirits;
Revelation 14:11
And the smoke of their torture goes up forever and ever: and they have no rest day and night, those worshipping the wild beast and his image, and if any receive the stamp of his name.
Revelation 22:18
For I testify to every one hearing the words of the prophecy of this book, If any add to these things, God will add to him the blows written in this book: