Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God.

Bible References

What things

Romans 3:2
Much in every way! First of all, the Jews were entrusted with the messages of God [i.e., their prophets received divine revelations].
Romans 2:12
For all those people [i.e., Gentiles] who have sinned without [knowing] the law of Moses will also be lost without [knowing] that law. And all those people [i.e., Jews] who have sinned under [the authority] of the law of Moses will be judged by [the requirements of] that law.
John 10:34
Jesus replied to them, "Is it not written in your law [Psa. 82:6], 'I said, you people are gods'?
John 15:25
This all happened so the Scripture, written in their law [Psa. 35:19], would be fulfilled, 'They hated me for no reason.'
1 Corinthians 9:20
I behaved like a Jew in front of the Jews in order to win Jews [to Christ]. I behaved like a person who was under [obligation to observe] the law [i.e., Jews] in front of those who observe that law, although I was not [really] under [obligation to] it. I did this to win those who are under [obligation to observe] the law.
Galatians 3:23
But before faith [in Christ] became available, we [Jews] were kept in bondage under [condemnation for not obeying perfectly] the law of Moses. [This condition existed] until the faith [i.e., the Gospel message] was made known [to people].
Galatians 4:5
so that He could buy back [from Satan] those who were [still] under [obligation to] the law of Moses, and that we could become adopted children.
Galatians 5:18
But, if you are led by [what] the Holy Spirit [wants you to do], you are not under [obligation to meet the requirements of] the law of Moses.

And all the

Romans 3:9
What then? Are we [Jews] any better off [than those Gentiles]? No, not at all, for we have already charged that both Jews and Greeks [i.e., Gentiles] alike are under [the power of] sin,
Romans 2:1
So, whoever you are, you people do not have any excuse for judging people [Note: At this point Paul begins addressing the Jews. See verse 17]. For in a matter where you judge someone else [to be wrong] you [actually] condemn yourselves, because you are practicing the same things [you condemn them for doing].
Galatians 3:10
For all who seek to be right with God by trying to meet all the requirements of the law of Moses are under a curse [from God], because it is written [Deut. 27:26], "Every person is cursed [i.e., cut off from God] who does not continue to obey all of the requirements written in the law of Moses."

General references

Matthew 22:40
The entire law of Moses and the prophets hinge on these two commandments."
Luke 10:26
And Jesus said to him, "What is written in the law of Moses? How do you read it?"
John 16:9
[The world will be proven guilty] of sin for not believing in me.
1 Corinthians 1:29
This was all done so that no human being could boast in front of God.