Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.

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The salt

Leviticus 2:13
And every oblation of thy meal-offering thou shall season with salt, nor shall thou allow the salt of the covenant of thy God to be lacking from thy meal-offering. With all thine oblations thou shall offer salt.
Colossians 4:6
your speech always with grace seasoned with salt, to know how it is fitting for you to answer each one.


Mark 9:49
For every man will be salted with fire, and every sacrifice will be salted with salt material.
Luke 14:34
The salt material is good, but if the salt material becomes tasteless, by what will it be seasoned?
Hebrews 6:4
For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and who tasted of the heavenly gift, and who became partakers of Holy Spirit,
2 Peter 2:20
For if, having escaped the defilements of the world by knowledge of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and, having been again entangled in these, they are overcome, the last things have become worse for them than the first.

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Ezekiel 15:3
Shall wood be taken of it to make any work? Or will men take a pin of it to hang any vessel thereon?