Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.


Bible References


James 1:14
But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own evil desire.
2 Peter 2:14
Their eyes are filled with sexual lust, and they are never satisfied when it comes to sinning. They entice unstable people and have hearts trained to be greedy [i.e., they continually desire the possessions of others]. [In this condition] they are under God's curse.
1 John 2:16
For all that makes up the world, namely, the improper desires of the physical body, the improper desires for what is seen, and the [boastful] pride over life's possessions; these are not from the Father, but from the [godless] world.


Romans 7:7
What shall we say then? Is the law of Moses sinful? Certainly not! For I would not have known what sin was if it had not been for the law. For [example]; I would not have known [what it meant] to covet [i.e., have a strong desire for what belongs to someone else] except that the law said [Ex. 20:17], "You must not covet."