Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.

General references

Bible References


Matthew 12:3
And he said unto them, have ye never read what, David, did, when he hungered, and they who were with him? how
Matthew 19:4
And, he, answering, said - Did ye never read - He who created at the beginning, Male and female, made them, -
Matthew 21:42
Jesus saith unto them - Have ye, never, read in the Scriptures, A stone which the builders rejected, the same, hath become, head of the corner: From the Lord, hath this come to pass, and is marvellous in our eyes.
Matthew 22:31
But, as touching the resurrection of the dead - Have ye not read what was spoken unto you by God, saying -
Mark 12:26
But, as touching the dead, that they, do rise, - Have ye not read in the book of Moses, at the Bush, how God spake unto him, saying - I am the God of Abraham, and God of Isaac, and God of Jacob: -
Luke 10:26
And, he, said unto him - In the law, what is written? how dost thou read?
John 10:34
Jesus answered them - Is it not written in your law: I, said, Ye are, gods?

I will

Proverbs 21:3
To do righteousness and justice, is more choice to Yahweh than sacrifice.
Hosea 6:6
For, lovingkindness, I desired, and not sacrifice, - and the knowledge of God, more than ascending-offerings.
Micah 6:6
Wherewith, shall I come before Yahweh? bow myself to God on high? Shall I come before him with ascending-sacrifice? with calves of a year old?

To call

Mark 2:17
And, hearing it, Jesus saith unto them - No need, have the strong of a physician, but they who are sick, I came not to call the righteous, but sinners.
Luke 5:32
I have not come to call, righteous, men, but, sinners, unto repentance.
Luke 15:3
And he spake unto them this parable, saying -
Luke 19:10
For the Son of Man came, to seek and to save what was lost.
Romans 3:10
Even as it is written - there is none righteous, not even one,
1 Corinthians 6:9
Or know ye not that, wrong-doers, shall not inherit, God's kingdom? Be not deceiving yourselves: - neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor sodomites,
1 Timothy 1:13
Though, formerly, a defamer, and persecutor, and insulter; nevertheless mercy was shown me, because, without knowledge, I acted, in unbelief:

General references

Luke 15:1
But all the tax-collectors and the sinners were, unto him, drawing near, to be hearkening unto him;
Luke 19:10
For the Son of Man came, to seek and to save what was lost.