Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye make clean the outside of the cup and of the platter, but within they are full of extortion and excess.

Bible References


Matthew 15:19
out of the heart proceed evil designs, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false testimony, slanders.
Mark 7:4
nay, when they have been at any publick place, they never eat till they have washed. they observe besides several traditions, such as the washing of cups, pots, brass vessels, and beds.
Luke 11:39
upon which the Lord said to him, you Pharisees won't leave any filth upon the outside of a cup or a platter: while your consciences are abandon'd to rapine, and sensuality.