Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


What then? Israel hath not obtained that which he seeketh for; but the election hath obtained it, and the rest were blinded


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1 Corinthians 10:19
What, then, do I say? that an idol-sacrifice is anything? or that an idol is anything?
Philippians 1:18
What then? save that in every way, whether in pretense or in truth, Christ is being proclaimed; and in this I rejoice, yea, and will rejoice.


Romans 9:31
but Israel, following after a law of righteousness, did not attain to such a law.
Romans 10:3
for, being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God;
Luke 13:24
And He said to them, "Strive to enter in through the narrow door; because many, I say to you, will seek to enter in, and will not be able.
Hebrews 12:17
For ye know that even after that, when wishing to inherit the blessing, he was rejected; for he found no place for repentance, although he earnestly sought it with tears.

But the election

Romans 11:5
Even so, then, at this present time also, a remnant, according to an election of grace, has been reserved.
Romans 8:28
And we know that all things are working together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose;
Romans 9:23
and that He might make known the riches of His glory upon vessels of mercy, which He prepared beforehand for glory, even us,
Ephesians 1:4
according as He chose us in Him before the founding of a world, that we should be holy and without blemish before Him in love;
2 Thessalonians 2:13
But we ought to give thanks to God always for you, brethren, beloved by the Lord; because God, from the beginning, chose you to salvation, in sanctification of the Spirit and belief of truth;
1 Peter 1:2
elect according to the fore-knowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: grace to you, and peace be multiplied.

And the rest

Matthew 13:14
And to them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah, which says, 'With hearing ye will hear, and will not understand; and, seeing, ye will see, and will not perceive;
John 12:40
"He hath blinded their eyes, and He hardened their heart, lest they should see with their eyes, and understand with their heart, and turn, and I should heal them."
2 Corinthians 3:14
But their minds were unimpressible; for until this day upon the reading of the old covenant the same veil remains unlifted; which in Christ is done away.
2 Corinthians 4:4
in whom the god of this world blinded the minds of the unbelieving, that the light of the Gospel of the glory of Christ, Who is the image of God, should not shine upon them.
2 Thessalonians 2:10
and in all deceit of unrighteousness to those who perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.


Romans 9:18
So, then, He hath mercy on whom He willeth, and whom He willeth He hardeneth.

General references

John 8:27
They perceived not that He was speaking to them of the Father.