Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But many that are first shall be last; and the last shall be first.

Bible References

General references

Matthew 8:11
And I say to you, that many will come from east and west, and will sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of the heavens,
Matthew 20:16
So the last will be first, and the first last, for many are called but few chosen.
Matthew 21:31
Which of the two did the will of the father? They say to him, The first. Jesus says to them, Truly I say to you, that the tax collectors and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.
Mark 10:31
But many first will be last, and the last first.
Luke 7:29
And all the people having heard, and the tax collectors who were immersed the immersion of John, justified God.
Luke 13:30
And behold, there are last who will be first, and there are first who will be last.
Luke 18:13
But the tax collector, having stood from afar, would not even lift his eyes to the sky, but beat upon his breast, saying, God, be thou merciful to me a sinful man.
Romans 5:20
And the law entered so that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace was more abundant,
Romans 9:30
What will we say then? That the Gentiles who did not pursue righteousness, attained righteousness, even the righteousness from faith.
Galatians 5:7
Ye were running well. Who hindered you, not to obey the truth?
Hebrews 4:1
Let us be afraid therefore, lest, a promise being left behind to enter into his rest, any of you should seem to have come short.