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 demonstrates the righteousness of God, what shall we say? God, who inflicts wrath, [is] not unjust, [is he]? (I am speaking according to a human perspective.)
Romans 4:1
What then shall we say [that] Abraham, our ancestor according to the flesh, has found?
Romans 6:15
What then? Shall we sin because we are not under law but under grace? May it never be!

Is the law

Romans 7:8
But sin, seizing an opportunity through the commandment, produced in me all [kinds of] covetousness. For apart from the law, sin [is] dead.
1 Corinthians 15:56
Now 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, sinful desires were working through the law in our members, to bear fruit for death.
Romans 3:20
For by the works of the law {no person will be declared righteous} before him, for through the law [comes] knowledge of sin.
Psalm 19:7
The law of Yahweh [is] perfect, reviving life. The testimony of Yahweh [is] firm, making wise [the] simple.
Psalm 119:96
I have seen a limit to every perfection; your command [is] very broad.

Lust

Romans 7:8
But sin, seizing an opportunity through the commandment, produced in me all [kinds of] covetousness. For apart from the law, sin [is] dead.
1 Thessalonians 4:5
not in lustful passion, just as also the Gentiles who do not know God;

Thou shalt

Romans 13:9
For the [commandments], "You shall not commit adultery, you shall not commit murder, you shall not steal, you shall not covet," and if [there is] any other commandment, are summed up in this statement: "You shall love your neighbor as yourself."
Genesis 3:6
When the woman saw that the tree [was] good for food and that it [was] a delight to the eyes, and the tree was desirable to make [one] wise, then she took from its fruit and she ate. And she gave [it] also to her husband with her, and he ate.
Exodus 20:17
"You shall not covet the house of your neighbor; you will not covet the wife of your neighbor or his male servant or his female servant or his ox or his donkey or anything that [is] your neighbor's."
Deuteronomy 5:21
'And you shall not covet the wife of your neighbor, and you shall not crave the house of your neighbor, his field or his slave or his slave woman or his ox and his donkey or anything {that belongs to your neighbor}.'
Joshua 7:21
I saw among the spoil a beautiful robe from Shinar, two hundred shekels of silver, and one bar of gold [that] weighed fifty shekels; I coveted them and took them. They [are] hidden in the ground inside my tent, and the silver [is] under it."
2 Samuel 11:2
It happened {late one afternoon} [that] David got up from his bed and walked about on the roof of the king's house, and he saw a woman bathing on her roof. Now the woman {was very beautiful}.
1 Kings 21:1
It happened after these things that Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard which [was] in Jezreel beside the palace of Ahab king of Samaria.
Micah 2:2
They covet fields and seize [them], and houses, and they take [them] away. They oppress a man and his house; a man and his inheritance.
Matthew 5:28
But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
Luke 12:15
And he said to them, "Watch out and guard yourselves from all greediness, because not [even] when someone has an abundance {does} his life [consist] of his possessions."
Acts 20:33
I have desired no one's silver or gold or clothing!
Ephesians 5:3
But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness, or greediness, must not even be named among you (as is fitting for saints),
Colossians 3:5
Therefore put to death {what is earthly in you}: sexual immorality, uncleanness, lustful passion, evil desire, and greediness, which is idolatry,
1 John 2:15
Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him,

General references

Deuteronomy 5:21
'And you shall not covet the wife of your neighbor, and you shall not crave the house of your neighbor, his field or his slave or his slave woman or his ox and his donkey or anything {that belongs to your neighbor}.'