Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

What shall we say then? Is the law sin? God forbid. Nay, I had not known sin, but by the law: for I had not known lust, except the law had said, Thou shalt not covet.

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Bible References

What

Romans 3:5
But if our righteousness commendeth the righteousness of God, what shall we say? Is God unrighteous who visiteth with wrath? (I speak after the manner of men.)
Romans 4:1
What then shall we say that Abraham, our forefather, hath found according to the flesh?
Romans 6:15
What then? shall we sin, because we are not under law, but under grace? God forbid.

Is the law

Romans 7:8
but sin, finding occasion, wrought in me through the commandment all manner of coveting: for apart from the law sin is dead.
1 Corinthians 15:56
The sting of death is sin; and the power of sin is the law:

I had

Romans 7:5
For when we were in the flesh, the sinful passions, which were through the law, wrought in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.
Romans 3:20
because by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified in his sight; for through the law cometh the knowledge of sin.
Psalm 19:7
The law of Jehovah is perfect, restoring the soul: The testimony of Jehovah is sure, making wise the simple.
Psalm 119:96
MEM. I have seen an end of all perfection; But thy commandment is exceeding broad.

Lust

Romans 7:8
but sin, finding occasion, wrought in me through the commandment all manner of coveting: for apart from the law sin is dead.
1 Thessalonians 4:5
not in the passion of lust, even as the Gentiles who know not God;

Thou shalt

Romans 13:9
For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not covet, and if there be any other commandment, it is summed up in this word, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.
Genesis 3:6
And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat; and she gave also unto her husband with her, and he did eat.
Exodus 20:17
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife, nor his man-servant, nor his maid-servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbor's.
Deuteronomy 5:21
Neither shalt thou covet thy neighbor's wife; neither shalt thou desire thy neighbor's house, his field, or his man-servant, or his maid-servant, his ox, or his ass, or anything that is thy neighbor's.
Joshua 7:21
when I saw among the spoil a goodly Babylonish mantle, and two hundred shekels of silver, and a wedge of gold of fifty shekels weight, then I coveted them, and took them; and, behold, they are hid in the earth in the midst of my tent, and the silver under it.
2 Samuel 11:2
And it came to pass at eventide, that David arose from off his bed, and walked upon the roof of the king's house: and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful to look upon.
1 Kings 21:1
And it came to pass after these things, that Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard, which was in Jezreel, hard by the palace of Ahab king of Samaria.
Micah 2:2
And they covet fields, and seize them; and houses, and take them away: and they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.
Matthew 5:28
but I say unto you, that every one that looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
Luke 12:15
And he said unto them, Take heed, and keep yourselves from all covetousness: for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.
Acts 20:33
I coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.
Ephesians 5:3
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as becometh saints;
Colossians 3:5
Put to death therefore your members which are upon the earth: fornication, uncleanness, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry;
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

General references

Deuteronomy 5:21
Neither shalt thou covet thy neighbor's wife; neither shalt thou desire thy neighbor's house, his field, or his man-servant, or his maid-servant, his ox, or his ass, or anything that is thy neighbor's.