Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought down to hell: for if the mighty works, which have been done in thee, had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.

General references

Bible References

Which art

Luke 14:11
For every person who exalts himself [as important] will be humbled, but the person who humbles himself will be exalted [as important]."
2 Peter 2:4
For if God did not spare sinning angels, but cast them in chains, into deep, dark dungeons to await judgment;

In sodom

Jude 1:7
So also, in a similar way, Sodom and Gomorrah, and their surrounding towns, which had abandoned themselves to sexual immorality and [sexually] perverted behavior, serve as an example [of people] who [will] suffer the punishment of never ending fire.
Revelation 11:8
And their dead bodies will lie in the street of the great city [Note: See the following passages on this "great city," 14:8; 16:19; 17:5,18; 18:2,10,16,18,19,21] where the Lord was crucified, which is spiritually called Sodom, or Egypt.

General references

Luke 17:29
But on the day that Lot left Sodom, fire and sulphur rained down from the sky and consumed them all.
John 4:30
[So], the people went out from the town and came to where Jesus was.
John 10:37
If I am not doing my Father's deeds [i.e., miracles], do not believe me.