Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

(For until the law sin was in the world: but sin is not imputed when there is no law.

Bible References

Until

Genesis 4:7
If you do well, will not your countenance be lifted up? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door; and its desire is for you, but you must master it.”
Genesis 6:5
Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
Genesis 8:21
The Lord smelled the soothing aroma; and the Lord said to Himself, “I will never again curse the ground on account of man, for the intent of man’s heart is evil from his youth; and I will never again destroy every living thing, as I have done.
Genesis 13:13
Now the men of Sodom were wicked exceedingly and sinners against the Lord.
Genesis 18:20
And the Lord said, “The outcry of Sodom and Gomorrah is indeed great, and their sin is exceedingly grave.
Genesis 19:4
Before they lay down, the men of the city, the men of Sodom, surrounded the house, both young and old, all the people from every quarter;
Genesis 38:7
But Er, Judah’s firstborn, was evil in the sight of the Lord, so the Lord took his life.

But sin

Romans 4:15
for the Law brings about wrath, but where there is no law, there also is no violation.
1 Corinthians 15:56
The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law;
1 John 3:4
Everyone who practices sin also practices lawlessness; and sin is lawlessness.