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 unrighteousness commends the righteousness of God, what shall we say? Is God unrighteous who takes vengeance? (I speak as a man)
Romans 4:1
What shall we say then that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, has found?
Romans 6:15
What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under grace? God forbid.

Is the law

Romans 7:8
But sin, taking occasion by the commandment, worked in me all manner of covetousness. For without the law sin was dead.
1 Corinthians 15:56
The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law.

I had

Romans 7:5
For when we were in the flesh, the passions of sins, which were by the law, did work in our members to bring forth fruit unto death.
Romans 3:20
Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin.
Psalm 19:7
The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.
Psalm 119:96
I have seen a limit to all perfection: but your commandment is exceedingly broad.

Lust

Romans 7:8
But sin, taking occasion by the commandment, worked in me all manner of covetousness. For without the law sin was dead.
1 Thessalonians 4:5
Not in the lust of passion, even as the Gentiles who know not God:

Thou shalt

Romans 13:9
For this, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not kill, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness, You shall not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is summed up in this saying, namely, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.
Genesis 3:6
And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.
Exodus 20:17
You shall not covet your neighbor's house, you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor any thing that is your neighbor's.
Deuteronomy 5:21
Neither shall you desire your neighbor's wife, neither shall you covet your neighbor's house, his field, or his manservant, or his maidservant, his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor's.
Joshua 7:21
When I saw among the spoils a beautiful Babylonian garment, 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 in an evening, 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 washing herself; 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, near by the palace of Ahab king of Samaria.
Micah 2:2
And they covet fields, and take them by violence; and houses, and take them away: so they oppress a man and his house, even a man and his heritage.
Matthew 5:28
But I say unto you, That whosoever looks on a woman to lust after her has committed adultery with her already in his heart.
Luke 12:15
And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man's life consists not in the abundance of the things which he possesses.
Acts 20:33
I have coveted no man's silver, or gold, or apparel.
Ephesians 5:3
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becomes saints;
Colossians 3:5
Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, 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 loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

General references

Deuteronomy 5:21
Neither shall you desire your neighbor's wife, neither shall you covet your neighbor's house, his field, or his manservant, or his maidservant, his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor's.