Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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.

General references

Bible References

The salt

Leviticus 2:13
And every oblation of thy meal-offering shalt thou season with salt; neither shalt thou suffer the salt of the covenant of thy God to be lacking from thy meal-offering: with all thine oblations thou shalt offer salt.
Colossians 4:6
Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer each one.

If

Mark 9:49
For every one shall be salted with fire.
Luke 14:34
Salt therefore is good: but if even the salt have lost its savor, wherewith shall it be seasoned?
Hebrews 6:4
For as touching those who were once enlightened and tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit,
2 Peter 2:20
For if, after they have escaped the defilements of the world through the knowledge of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein and overcome, the last state is become worse with them than the first.

General references

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