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
Ye shall not afflict any widow or fatherless child.
Job 22:9
Thou hast sent the widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
Job 31:16
If I have disturbed the desire of the poor or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail;
Mark 12:40
which devour widows' houses and for a pretence make long prayers: these shall receive greater judgment.
Luke 20:47
who devour the houses of the widows and for a pretext make long prayers: the same shall receive greater damnation.
2 Timothy 3:6
For of this sort are those who creep into houses and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with various lusts,
Titus 1:10
For there are many insubordinate and vain talkers and deceivers of souls, especially those of the circumcision,
2 Peter 2:14
having their eyes full of adultery, and not knowing how to cease from sin, baiting unstable souls, having their heart exercised in covetous practices; cursed sons,

Therefore

Matthew 23:33
Ye serpents, ye generation of vipers, how can ye escape the judgment of hell?
Matthew 11:24
Therefore I say unto you, That it shall be more tolerable for the land of Sodom in the day of judgment than for thee.
Luke 12:48
But he that knew not and did commit things worthy of stripes shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall much be required; and to whom much was committed, more will be asked of him.
James 3:1
My brethren, make not unto yourselves many teachers, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation.
2 Peter 2:3
and in covetousness they shall make merchandise of you with feigned words, upon whom the condemnation from a long time ago does not delay, and their perdition does not sleep.

General references

Job 27:8
For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he has stolen much, when God takes away his soul?
Proverbs 4:17
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
Isaiah 57:12
I will declare thy righteousness, and thy works; for they shall not profit thee.
Luke 19:46
saying unto them, It is written, My house is a house of prayer, but ye have made it a den of thieves.