Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.

General references

Bible References


Psalm 40:8
I delight to do Your will, my God;
Your instruction lives within me.”
Psalm 119:14
I rejoice in the way revealed by Your decrees
as much as in all riches.
Deuteronomy 12:11
then Yahweh your God will choose the place to have His name dwell. Bring there everything I command you: your burnt offerings, sacrifices, offerings of the tenth, personal contributions, and all your choice offerings you vow to the Lord.
Deuteronomy 16:11
Rejoice before Yahweh your God in the place where He chooses to have His name dwell—you, your son and daughter, your male and female slave, the Levite within your gates, as well as the foreigner, the fatherless, and the widow among you.
Nehemiah 8:12
Then all the people began to eat and drink, send portions, and have a great celebration, because they had understood the words that were explained to them.
Isaiah 64:5
You welcome the one who joyfully does what is right;
they remember You in Your ways.
But we have sinned, and You were angry.
How can we be saved if we remain in our sins?
Jeremiah 15:16
Your words were found, and I ate them.
Your words became a delight to me
and the joy of my heart,
for I am called by Your name,
Yahweh God of Hosts.
Romans 7:22
For in my inner self I joyfully agree with God’s law.

Is pure

Psalm 12:6
The words of the Lord are pure words,
like silver refined in an earthen furnace,
purified seven times.
Psalm 119:40
How I long for Your precepts!
Give me life through Your righteousness.
Proverbs 30:5
Every word of God is pure;
He is a shield to those who take refuge in Him.
Romans 7:12
So then, the law is holy, and the commandment is holy and just and good.


Psalm 13:3
Consider me and answer, Lord my God.
Restore brightness to my eyes;
otherwise, I will sleep in death.
Psalm 119:98
Your commands make me wiser than my enemies,
for they are always with me.
Proverbs 2:6
For the Lord gives wisdom;
from His mouth come knowledge and understanding.
Proverbs 6:23
For a command is a lamp, teaching is a light,
and corrective discipline is the way to life.
Romans 2:17
Now if you call yourself a Jew, and rest in the law, boast in God,
Romans 3:20
For no one will be justified in His sight by the works of the law, because the knowledge of sin comes through the law.
Romans 7:7
What should we say then? Is the law sin? Absolutely not! On the contrary, I would not have known sin if it were not for the law. For example, I would not have known what it is to covet if the law had not said, Do not covet.
Galatians 2:19
For through the law I have died to the law, so that I might live for God. I have been crucified with Christ
Galatians 3:10
For all who rely on the works of the law are under a curse, because it is written: Everyone who does not continue doing everything written in the book of the law is cursed.

General references

Deuteronomy 4:8
And what great nation has righteous statutes and ordinances like this entire law I set before you today?
Proverbs 8:9
All of them are clear to the perceptive,
and right to those who discover knowledge.

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