Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.

The shame

General references

Bible References

Buy

Matthew 13:44
Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hid in a field: which when a man findeth, he hideth, and for joy thereof, goeth away and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.
Matthew 25:9
But the provident replied, saying, No; lest there be not a sufficiency for us and you: but go rather to those who sell, and buy for yourselves.

Gold

1 Corinthians 3:12
But if any man build upon this foundation gold, silver, precious stones, timbers, hay, stubble;
1 Peter 1:7
that the test of your faith (much more precious than that of gold, which is of a perishing nature, though proved by fire) may be found unto praise and honour and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ:

That thou

Revelation 2:9
I know thy works, and thy tribulation, and thy poverty (though thou art rich), and the calumnies of those who say they are Jews, yet are not, but are Satan's synagogue.
Luke 12:21
Just such is every one who heapeth up treasure for self, and is not rich towards God.
2 Corinthians 8:9
For ye know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that for your sake he became poor though he was rich, that ye by his poverty should be made rich.
1 Timothy 6:18
to do good, to be rich in generous actions, to take pleasure in liberality, ready to distribute;
James 2:5
Hear me, my beloved brethren. Hath not God elected the poor of this world to be rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which God hath promised to those who love him;

White

Revelation 3:4
Thou hast a few names even in Sardis, which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white robes, for they are worthy.
Revelation 7:13
And one of the presbyters addressed me, saying, Who are these persons who are clothed in white robes? and from whence came they?
Revelation 16:15
Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he who watcheth, and keepeth his garments, that he walk not about naked, and men see his shame.
Revelation 19:8
And it was granted her to be clothed in fine linen, clean and splendid: for the fine linen is [the emblem of] the righteousness of the saints.
2 Corinthians 5:3
that so invested, we may not be found naked.

The shame

Revelation 16:15
Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he who watcheth, and keepeth his garments, that he walk not about naked, and men see his shame.

Anoint

John 9:6
So speaking, he spat on the ground, and made mud with the spittle, and anointed with the mud the eyes of the blind man;
1 John 2:20
though ye have an unction from the Holy One, and know all things.

General references

1 Corinthians 10:12
Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth, take heed lest he fall.