Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye devour widows' houses, and for a pretence make long prayer: therefore ye shall receive the greater damnation.

Bible References

For ye

Exodus 22:22
Neither widow nor fatherless, shalt thou humiliate:
Job 22:9
Widows, thou hast sent away empty, and, the arms of the fatherless, thou dost crush.
Job 31:16
If I withheld - from pleasure - the poor, or, the eyes of the widow, I dimmed;
Mark 12:40
Who devour widows' houses, and, for a pretence, are long in prayer: these, shall receive a more surpassing judgment.
Luke 20:47
Who devour the houses of widows, and, for a show, are a long time at prayer. These, shall receive, a heavier sentence.
2 Timothy 3:6
For, of these, are they who enter into the houses, and captivate silly women, women laden with sins, led on by manifold covetings,
Titus 1:10
For there are many unruly men, vain talkers and deceivers, especially they of the circumcision, -
2 Peter 2:14
Having, eyes, full of an adulteress, and that cannot rest from sin, enticing unstable souls, having, a heart trained in greed, - children of a curse, -

Therefore

Matthew 23:33
Serpents! broods of vipers! how should ye flee from the judgment of gehenna?
Matthew 11:24
Moreover, I say unto you - For the land of Sodom, more tolerable, will it be in a day of judgment, than, for thee.
Luke 12:48
Whereas, he who had not come to know, and did things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. And, every one to whom was given much, much, shall be sought from him; and, he to whom they committed much, for more than common, will they ask him.
James 3:1
Not, many teachers, become ye, my brethren, knowing that, a severer sentence, shall ye receive;
2 Peter 2:3
And, in greed, with forged words, will they, of you, make merchandise: for whom, the sentence from of old, is not idle, and, their destruction, doth not slumber.

General references

Job 27:8
For what shall be the hope of the impious, though he graspeth with greed, when GOD shall draw forth his soul?
Proverbs 4:17
For they consume bread gotten by lawlessness, and, wine obtained by violence, they drink.
Isaiah 57:12
I, will expose thy righteousness, - And thy works - but they will not profit thee!
Luke 19:46
saying unto them - It is written, And, my house, shall be, a house of prayer; but, ye, have made, it, a den of robbers.