Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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
Every widow and orphan ye shall not afflict.
Job 22:9
Thou didst send away widows empty, and the arms of the orphans will be broken.
Job 31:16
If I shall withhold from the desire of the poor, and cause the eyes of the widow to fail;
Mark 12:40
They eating in widows' houses, and praying long for a pretext: these shall receive more abundant judgment.
Luke 20:47
Who devour widows' houses, and for a pretence pray at great length; these shall receive more abundant judgment.
2 Timothy 3:6
For of these are they going into houses, and taking captive little women heaped up with sins, led away with various eager desires,
Titus 1:10
For many also are disorderly, vain talkers and infatuates, especially they of the circumcision:
2 Peter 2:14
Having eyes full of an adulteress, not ceasing from sin; decoying unstable souls: having a heart exercised with covetousness; children of a curse:


Matthew 23:33
Serpents, generations of vipers, how would ye flee from the judgment of hell?
Matthew 11:24
But I say to you, That to the land of Sodom it shall be more supportable in the day of judgment, than to you.
Luke 12:48
And he not having known, and having done things worthy of blows, shall be skinned with few. And to every one to whom much was given, shall much be required of him: and with whom they have deposited much, they will ask of him the more.
James 3:1
Be ye not many teachers, my brethren, knowing that we shall receive the greater judgment.
2 Peter 2:3
And by covetousness with feigned words shall trade in you: to whom judgment since a long while is not inactive, and their perdition sleeps not.

General references

Job 27:8
For what the hope of the profane one if he shall plunder? for God shall draw out his soul.
Proverbs 4:17
For they ate the bread of injustice, and they will drink the wine of violences:
Isaiah 57:12
I will announce thy justice and thy works, and they shall not profit thee.
Luke 19:46
Saying to them, It has been written, My house is the house of prayer: and ye have made it a den of robbers.