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 the east and the west, and will sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the Kingdom of Heaven;
Matthew 20:16
So the last shall be first, and the first last.
Matthew 21:31
Which of the two did the will of the father?" They say, "The last." Jesus saith to them, "Verily I say to you that the tax-collectors and the harlots are going into the Kingdom of God before you.
Mark 10:31
But many that are first shall be last; and the last first."
Luke 7:29
And all the people, having heard, and the tax-collectors, justified God, having been immersed with the immersion of John.
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, standing afar off, would not lift up even his eyes to heaven, but was smiting his breast, saying, 'God, be merciful to me, the sinner!'
Romans 5:20
And the law entered, that the trespass might abound; but where sin abounded, grace did super-abound;
Romans 9:30
What, then, shall we say? that gentiles who were not following after righteous obtained righteousness, but a righteousness which is of faith;
Galatians 5:7
Ye were running well; who hindered you, that ye should not obey the truth,
Hebrews 4:1
Let us, therefore, fear, lest a promise still being left of entering into His rest, any one of you should seem to have come short of it.