Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

Bible References

Verily

Job 9:27
If I say, I will forget my complaint, I will leave off my heaviness, and comfort myself:
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 has said, It profits a man nothing that he should delight himself with God.
Job 35:3
For you said, What advantage will it be unto you? and, What profit shall I have, if I be cleansed from my sin?
Malachi 3:14
You have said, It is vain to serve God: and what profit is it that we have kept his ordinance, and that we have walked in mourning before the LORD of hosts?

Washed

Psalm 24:4
He that has clean hands, and a pure heart; who has not lifted up his soul unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.
Psalm 26:6
I will wash my hands in innocence: so will I go about your altar, O LORD:
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 holiest by the blood of Jesus,
James 4:8
Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

General references

Job 9:29
If I am wicked, why then labor I in vain?
Job 34:8
Who goes in company with the workers of iniquity, and walks with wicked men.
Psalm 94:19
In the multitude of my thoughts within me your comforts delight my soul.
1 Corinthians 15:14
And if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain.