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
"You shall not take advantage of any widow or fatherless child.
Job 22:9
You have sent widows away empty, and the arms of the fatherless have been broken.
Job 31:16
"If I have withheld the poor from their desire, or have caused the eyes of the widow to fail,
Mark 12:40
those who devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers. These will receive greater condemnation."
Luke 20:47
who devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayers: these will receive greater condemnation."
2 Timothy 3:6
For some of these are people who creep into houses, and take captive gullible women loaded down with sins, led away by various lusts,
Titus 1:10
For there are also many unruly men, vain talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision,
2 Peter 2:14
having eyes full of adultery, and who can't cease from sin; enticing unsettled souls; having a heart trained in greed; children of cursing;

Therefore

Matthew 23:33
You serpents, you offspring of vipers, how will you escape the judgment of Gehenna?
Matthew 11:24
But I tell you that it will be more tolerable for the land of Sodom, on the day of judgment, than for you."
Luke 12:48
but he who didn't know, and did things worthy of stripes, will be beaten with few stripes. To whoever much is given, of him will much be required; and to whom much was entrusted, of him more will be asked.
James 3:1
Let not many of you be teachers, my brothers, knowing that we will receive heavier judgment.
2 Peter 2:3
In covetousness they will exploit you with deceptive words: whose sentence now from of old doesn't linger, and their destruction will not slumber.

General references

Job 27:8
For what is the hope of the godless, when he is cut off, when God takes away his life?
Proverbs 4:17
For they eat the bread of wickedness, and drink the wine of violence.
Isaiah 57:12
I will declare your righteousness; and as for your works, they shall not profit you.
Luke 19:46
saying to them, "It is written, 'My house is a house of prayer,' but you have made it a 'den of robbers'!"