Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

General references

Bible References

The commandment

Psalm 19:8
The precepts of LORD are right, rejoicing the heart. The commandment of LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.
Psalm 119:98
Thy commandments make me wiser than my enemies, for they are ever with me.
Isaiah 8:20
[Seek] to the law and to the testimony! If they speak not according to this word, surely there is no morning for them.
2 Peter 1:19
And we have the prophetic word sure, to which ye do well giving heed, as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns, and the daystar arises in your hearts.


Revelation 2:5
Remember therefore from where thou have fallen, and repent and do the first works. And if not, I come to thee quickly, and will move thy lampstand out of its place, if thou do not repent.

And reproofs

Proverbs 5:12
and say, How I have hated instruction, and my heart despised reproof.
Proverbs 15:31
The ear that hearkens to the reproof of life shall abide among the wise.
Proverbs 29:15
The rod and reproof give wisdom, but a child left to himself causes shame to his mother.
Leviticus 19:17
Thou shall not hate thy brother in thy heart. Thou shall surely rebuke thy neighbor, and not bear sin because of him.
Psalm 141:5
Let a righteous man smite me, [as] a kindness. And let him reprove me, [as] oil upon the head. Let not my head refuse it. For even in their wickedness my prayer shall continue.

The way

Proverbs 3:18
She is a tree of life to those who lay hold upon her. And happy is everyone who retains her.
Proverbs 4:4
And he taught me, and said to me, Let thy heart retain my words. Keep my commandments, and live.
Proverbs 15:24
To the wise man the way of life [is] upward, that he may depart from Sheol beneath.
Jeremiah 21:8
And thou shall say to this people, Thus says LORD: Behold, I set before you the way of life and the way of death.

General references

Proverbs 2:11
discretion shall watch over thee, understanding shall keep thee,