Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And it shall be unto you for a fringe, that ye may look upon it, and remember all the commandments of the LORD, and do them; and that ye seek not after your own heart and your own eyes, after which ye use to go a whoring:

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Bible References


Exodus 13:9
Let it serve as a sign for you on your hand and as a reminder on your forehead, so that the Lord’s instruction may be in your mouth; for the Lord brought you out of Egypt with a strong hand.
Deuteronomy 6:6
These words that I am giving you today are to be in your heart.
Deuteronomy 11:18
“Imprint these words of mine on your hearts and minds, bind them as a sign on your hands, and let them be a symbol on your foreheads.
Proverbs 3:1
My son, don’t forget my teaching,
but let your heart keep my commands;

Ye seek not

Deuteronomy 29:19
When someone hears the words of this oath, he may consider himself exempt, thinking, ‘I will have peace even though I follow my own stubborn heart.’ This will lead to the destruction of the well-watered land as well as the dry land.
Job 31:7
If my step has turned from the way,
my heart has followed my eyes,
or impurity has stained my hands,
Proverbs 28:26
The one who trusts in himself is a fool,
but one who walks in wisdom will be safe.
Ecclesiastes 11:9
Rejoice, young man, while you are young,
and let your heart be glad in the days of your youth.
And walk in the ways of your heart
and in the sight of your eyes;
but know that for all of these things God will bring you to judgment.
Jeremiah 9:14
Instead, they followed the stubbornness of their hearts and followed after the Baals as their fathers taught them.”
Ezekiel 6:9
Then your survivors will remember Me among the nations where they are taken captive, how I was crushed by their promiscuous hearts that turned away from Me and by their eyes that lusted after their idols. They will loathe themselves because of the evil things they did, their detestable practices of every kind.

Go a whoring

Exodus 34:15
“Do not make a treaty with the inhabitants of the land, or else when they prostitute themselves with their gods and sacrifice to their gods, they will invite you, and you will eat their sacrifices.
Psalm 73:27
Those far from You will certainly perish;
You destroy all who are unfaithful to You.
Psalm 106:39
They defiled themselves by their actions
and prostituted themselves by their deeds.
Hosea 2:2
Rebuke your mother; rebuke her.
For she is not My wife and I am not her husband.
Let her remove the promiscuous look from her face
and her adultery from between her breasts.
James 4:4
Adulteresses! Don’t you know that friendship with the world is hostility toward God? So whoever wants to be the world’s friend becomes God’s enemy.

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Deuteronomy 6:8
Bind them as a sign on your hand and let them be a symbol on your forehead.

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