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.

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Bible References

For ye

Mark 12:40
who yet devour widows estates under the shew of making long prayers, such shall receive greater condemnation.
Luke 20:47
who under the pretext of their long prayers devour the fortunes of widows. wherefore they shall be punish'd with greater severity.
2 Timothy 3:6
Of this number are they, who insinuate themselves into families, to make a prey of the weaker sex, who are inveigled by their vitious suggestions, abetted by their own subtle passions,
Titus 1:10
For there are many, especially among the Jews, who are obstinate, vain talkers and deceivers;
2 Peter 2:14
their eyes are inflam'd with adultery, and unextinguishable vice: they insnare the souls of the inconstant. their minds are practis'd in the arts of avarice: an execrable race, who have deserted the right way,

Therefore

Matthew 23:33
ye serpents, ye brood of vipers, how can ye escape the punishment of Gehenna?
Matthew 11:24
I tell you likewise, that in the day of judgment, Sodom shall be treated with less severity than you.
Luke 12:48
whereas he that does not know it, and does things worthy of chastisement, shall receive fewer stripes. for to whom much is given, of him shall much be required, and the more a man has been trusted, the greater will be the demand.
James 3:1
My brethren, don't affect many of you to be doctors, considering, that those of us who are such, shall be tried with the greater severity.
2 Peter 2:3
By their artful discourses they will make you the tools of their avarice; but their condemnation has been a long time advancing, and their ruin is far from lingring.

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Luke 19:46
"my house is a house of prayer: but ye have made it a den of thieves."