Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Neither yield ye your members as instruments of unrighteousness unto sin: but yield yourselves unto God, as those that are alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness unto God.


Bible References


Romans 6:16
Know ye not, that to what ye present yourselves as bondmen for obedience, ye are bondmen to what ye obey, whether of sin for death, or of obedience for righteousness?
Romans 7:5
For when we were in the flesh, the passions of the sins were working in our body-parts (through the law) in order to bear fruit to death.
1 Corinthians 6:15
Know ye not that your bodies are body-parts of Christ? Therefore, having taken the body-parts of the Christ, should I make them body-parts of a harlot? May it not happen!
Colossians 3:5
Put to death therefore your body-parts on the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry.
James 3:5
So also the tongue is a little body-part, and boasts greatly. Behold a little fire, how much wood it kindles.
James 4:1
From where are wars and fightings among you? Is it not from here: from your pleasures warring in your body-parts?


2 Corinthians 10:4
For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty in God for the demolition of strongholds,

But yield

Romans 12:1
I beseech you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, your reasonable service.
2 Chronicles 30:8
Now be ye not stiff-necked, as your fathers were, but yield yourselves to LORD, and enter into his sanctuary, which he has sanctified forever, and serve LORD your God, that his fierce anger may turn away from you.
Daniel 3:28
Nebuchadnezzar spoke and said, Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, who has sent his [heavenly] agent, and delivered his servants who trusted in him, and have changed the king's word, and have yielded their bodies
1 Corinthians 6:20
for ye were bought with a price. Therefore glorify God in your body and your spirit, which is of God.
2 Corinthians 8:5
And it was not as we expected, but first they gave themselves to the Lord and to us through the will of God,
Philippians 1:20
according to my eager expectation and hope that I will be shamed in nothing. But with all boldness, now as always, Christ will also be magnified in my body, whether through life or through death.


Romans 6:11
So also ye, reckon yourselves to be indeed dead to sin, but living to God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Luke 15:24
because this my son was dead, and became alive again. And he was lost, and is found. And they began to be cheerful.
John 5:24
Truly, truly, I say to you, that he who hears my word, and believes him who sent me, has eternal life. And he does not come into condemnation, but has passed from death into life.
2 Corinthians 5:15
And he died for all so that those who live would no longer live to themselves, but to him who died for them, and was raised.
Ephesians 2:5
even us being dead in the transgressions, he made alive together with the Christ (ye are saved by grace),
Ephesians 5:14
Therefore he says, Awake, thou who sleep. And arise from the dead, and the Christ will shine upon thee.
Colossians 2:13
And you, being dead in transgressions and the uncircumcision of your flesh, you he made alive together with him, having forgiven us all the transgressions,
1 Peter 2:24
Who himself took up our sins in his body upon the tree, so that we, having died to sins, might live to the righteousness of him from whose wound ye were healed.
1 Peter 4:2
in order to live the remaining time in flesh, no longer by lusts of men, but by the will of God.

And your

Psalm 37:30
The mouth of a righteous man talks of wisdom, and his tongue speaks justice.
Proverbs 12:18
There is he who speaks rashly like the piercings of a sword, but the tongue of the wise is health.
James 3:5
So also the tongue is a little body-part, and boasts greatly. Behold a little fire, how much wood it kindles.

General references

Leviticus 13:7
But if the scab spreads abroad in the skin after he has shown himself to the priest for his cleansing, he shall show himself to the priest again.
Leviticus 14:14
And the priest shall take of the blood of the trespass-offering, and the priest shall put it upon the tip of the right ear of him who is to be cleansed, and upon the thumb of his right hand, and upon the great toe of his right foot
Joshua 17:12
Yet the sons of Manasseh could not drive out those cities, but the Canaanites would dwell in that land.