Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But the righteousness which is of faith speaketh on this wise, Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down from above:)

Bible References

Say not

Deuteronomy 30:11
For as touching this commandment, which I am commanding thee to-day, it is not, too wonderful, for thee, neither is it far off.
Proverbs 30:4
Who hath ascended the heavens and then descended? Who hath gathered the wind into his two hands? Who hath wrapped up the waters in a mantle? Who hath set up all the ends of the earth? What is his name and what the name of his son, when thou knowest?

To bring

John 3:12
If, the earthly things, I told you, and ye believe not, How, if I should tell you the heavenly things, will ye believe?
John 6:33
For, the bread of God, is that which is coming down out of heaven, and giving, life, unto the world.
Ephesians 4:8
Wherefore he saith - Ascending on high, he took captivity captive, and gave gifts unto men.
Hebrews 1:3
Who, being an eradiated brightness of his glory, and an exact representation of his very being, also bearing up all things by the utterance of his power, purification of sins, having achieved, sat down on the right hand of the majesty in high places:

General references

Deuteronomy 6:25
and righteousness, shall it he to us, - when we take heed to do all this commandment, before Yahweh our God, as he commanded us.
Deuteronomy 30:12
It is, not in the heavens, - that thou shouldest say - Who shall ascend for us into the heavens that he may fetch it for us, that we may hear it, and do it?
Deuteronomy 32:47
for it is not, too small a thing, for you, for, it, is your life, - and, hereby, shall ye prolong your days upon the soil whereunto ye are, passing over the Jordan to possess it.