Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References


Exodus 20:7
Thou shall not take the name of LORD thy God in vain, for LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.
Leviticus 26:16
I also will do this to you: I will appoint terror over you, even consumption and fever, that shall consume the eyes, and make the soul to pine away. And ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.
1 Samuel 25:21
Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow has in the wilderness so that nothing was missed of all that pertained to him, and he has returned me evil for good.
Psalm 39:6
Surely every man walks in a shadow. Surely they are disquieted in vain. He heaps up, and knows not who shall gather them.
Psalm 73:13
Surely in vain I have cleansed my heart, and washed my hands in innocence,
Ecclesiastes 5:2
Be not rash with thy mouth, and let not thy heart be hasty to utter anything before God. For God is in heaven, and thou upon earth. Therefore let thy words be few.
Isaiah 1:13
Bring no more vain oblations. Incense is an abomination to me. New moon and Sabbath, the calling of assemblies--I cannot bear iniquity and the solemn meeting.
Isaiah 58:1
Cry aloud, spare not. Lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and declare to my people their transgression, and to the house of Jacob their sins.
Malachi 3:14
Ye have said, It is vain to serve God, and what profit is it that we have kept his charge, and that we have walked mournfully before LORD of hosts?
Mark 7:7
But in vain they worship me, teaching as doctrines the commandments of men.
1 Corinthians 15:2
by which also ye are saved if ye hold firm that word I preached to you, unless ye believed in vain.
James 2:20
But do thou want to know, O vain man, that faith apart from works is dead?


Deuteronomy 12:32
Whatever thing I command you, that shall ye observe to do. Thou shall not add to it, nor diminish from it.
Proverbs 30:5
Every word of God is tried. He is a shield to those who take refuge in him.
Isaiah 29:13
And LORD said, Inasmuch as this people draw near [me] with their mouth, and honor me with their lips, but have removed their heart far from me, {but in vain they worship me (LXX/NT)}, {teaching the commandments and doctrines of men
Colossians 2:18
Let no man umpire against you insisting on self-mortification, and worship of the heavenly agents, intruding in things that he has not seen, vainly puffed up by the mind of his flesh,
1 Timothy 1:4
nor to heed myths and endless genealogies, which cause controversies rather than stewardship of God in faith.
1 Timothy 4:1
But the Spirit says expressly that in latter times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,
Titus 1:14
not giving heed to Jewish myths, and commandments of men who turn away from the truth.
Hebrews 13:9
Be not carried away by various and foreign doctrines. For it is good that the heart be established with grace, not with foods by which those who walked were not benefited.
Revelation 22:18
I testify to every man who hears the words of the prophecy of this book, if any man should add to them, God will add to him the seven plagues that are written in this book.

General references

Judges 17:13
Then Micah said, Now I know that LORD will do me good, seeing I have a Levite for my priest.
1 Corinthians 15:14
And if Christ has not risen, then our preaching is empty, and your faith is also empty.