Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But Jesus answered and said, Ye know not what ye ask. Are ye able to drink of the cup that I shall drink of, and to be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with? They say unto him, We are able.

Baptized with the

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Bible References

Ye know not

Mark 10:38
But Jesus said to them, "Ye know not what ye are asking. Are ye able to drink the cup that I drink, or to be immersed with the immersion that I am immersed with?"
Romans 8:26
And, in like manner, the Spirit also helpeth our weakness; for we know not what to pray for as we ought; but the Spirit Himself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.
James 4:3
Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask amiss, that ye may spend it on your pleasures.

The cup

Matthew 26:39
And, going forward a little, He fell on His face, praying, and saying, "My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass away from Me: nevertheless not as I will, but as Thou wilt."
Mark 14:36
And He said, "Abba, Father, all things are possible to Thee; take away this cup from Me; yet not what I will, but what Thou wilt."
Luke 22:42
saying, "Father, if Thou art willing, remove this cup from Me; nevertheless, not My will, but Thine, be done."
John 18:11
Jesus, therefore, said to Peter, "Put up the sword into the sheathe. The cup which the Father hath given Me, shall I not drink it?"

Baptized with the

Mark 10:39
And they said to Him, "We are able." And Jesus said to them, "The cup that I drink ye shall drink; and the immersion with which I am immersed shall ye be immersed;
Luke 12:50
But I have an immersion to be immersed with; and how am I constrained until it be accomplished!


Matthew 26:35
Peter says to Him, "Even if I must die with Thee, I will not deny Thee." Likewise also said all the disciples.

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Luke 9:46
And there entered a reasoning among them, as to which of them should be greatest.
Luke 22:24
And there arose also a contention among them as to which of them seemed to be greatest.