Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Verily I have cleansed my heart in vain, and washed my hands in innocency.

Bible References


Job 9:27
If I say, I will forget my complaint, I will put off my'sad countenance, and be of good cheer;
Job 21:15
What is the Almighty, that we should serve him? And what profit should we have, if we pray unto him?
Job 34:9
For he hath said, It profiteth a man nothing That he should delight himself with God.
Job 35:3
That thou sayest, What advantage will it be unto thee? And , What profit shall I have, more than if I had sinned?
Malachi 3:14
Ye have said, It is vain to serve God; and what profit is it that we have kept his charge, and that we have walked mournfully before Jehovah of hosts?


Psalm 24:4
He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; Who hath not lifted up his soul unto falsehood, And hath not sworn deceitfully.
Psalm 26:6
I will wash my hands in innocency: So will I compass thine altar, O Jehovah;
Psalm 51:10
Create in me a clean heart, O God; And renew a right spirit within me.
Hebrews 10:19
Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the holy place by the blood of Jesus,
James 4:8
Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye doubleminded.

General references

Job 9:29
I shall be condemned; Why then do I labor in vain?
Job 34:8
Who goeth in company with the workers of iniquity, And walketh with wicked men?
Psalm 94:19
In the multitude of my thoughts within me Thy comforts delight my soul.
1 Corinthians 15:14
and if Christ hath not been raised, then is our preaching vain, your faith also is vain.