Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And he received the sign of circumcision, a seal of the righteousness of the faith which he had yet being uncircumcised: that he might be the father of all them that believe, though they be not circumcised; that righteousness might be imputed unto them also:

That righteousness

Bible References

A seal

Romans 2:28
nor is that circumcision, which is only in appearance, in the flesh;
2 Corinthians 1:22
and given us the earnest of the Spirit in our hearts.
Ephesians 1:13
In whom ye also trusted, when ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation: in whom also when ye believed, ye were sealed with the holy Spirit of promise,
Ephesians 4:30
And grieve not the holy Spirit of God whereby ye are sealed to the day of redemption.
Revelation 9:4
And order was given them, not to hurt the grass of the earth, nor any green thing, nor any tree; but only the men, who had not the seal of God on their foreheads.


Romans 4:13
For the promise made to Abraham, or to his seed, that he should be heir of the world, was not by the law, but by the righteousness of faith:
Romans 3:22
and this righteousness of God is by faith in Jesus Christ unto all and upon all believers; for there is no difference;
Romans 9:30
What shall we say then? that the Gentiles, who sought not after righteousness, have attained to righteousness, even the righteousness which is by faith;
Romans 10:6
But the righteousness which is of faith speaketh thus, "Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven, (that is, to bring Christ down) or,
Galatians 5:5
For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.
Philippians 3:9
not having my own righteousness which is of the law, but that which is by the faith of Christ, the righteousness which is of God by faith: that I may know Him,
Hebrews 11:7
By faith Noah being warned by God of things which were not yet seen, moved with pious fear, prepared an ark for the safety of his family; whereby he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.
2 Peter 1:1
Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us, in the righteousness of our God, and of our saviour Jesus Christ:

That righteousness

Romans 4:6
As David also describeth the blessedness of the man to whom: God imputeth righteousness without works, saying,

General references

Luke 5:39
And no one that has been drinking old wine, immediately desireth new; for he saith, the old is better.
Acts 10:47
Then said Peter, Can any one forbid water, that these persons should not be baptized, who have received the holy Spirit, as well as we?
Romans 3:30
surely of the Gentiles also: seeing it is one God who will justify the circumcision by faith, and uncircumcision also through faith.
Galatians 3:9
So then they that believe, are blessed with believing Abraham.