Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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 shall come from the sunrising and the descents, and shall recline with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of the heavens.
Matthew 20:16
So shall the last be first, and the first last; for many are called, but few chosen.
Matthew 21:31
Which of the two did the father's will? They say to him, The first. Jesus says to them, Truly I say to you, that publicans and harlots go into the kingdom of God before you.
Mark 10:31
And many first shall be last; and the last first.
Luke 7:29
And all the people having heard, and the publicans, justified God, having been immersed with the immersion of John.
Luke 13:30
And, behold, there are last which shall be first, and there are first which shall be last.
Luke 18:13
And the publican, standing afar off, would not either lift up the eyes to heaven, but struck upon his breast, saying, God propitiate for me the sinful.
Romans 5:20
And the law entered, that the fall might abound. And where sin abounded, grace superabounded:
Romans 9:30
What then shall we say? That the nations, not following justice, overtook justice, and the justice of faith.
Galatians 5:7
Ye were running well; who hindered you not to obey the truth?
Hebrews 4:1
Let us therefore fear, lest a solemn promise being left to come into his rest, any of you should seem to have failed.