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.

Bible References

What

Romans 3:5
but say you, "if our unfaithfulness displays the veracity of God, what shall we say? is it not injustice in God to inflict punishment?"
Romans 4:1
How then can we assert, "that Abraham our father obtained this from circumcision?"
Romans 6:15
What then? shall we sin, because we are not under the law, but under the gospel?

Is the law

Romans 7:8
but sin receiving strength by the commandment, wrought in me all manner of concupiscence. for before the law sin appear'd dead.
1 Corinthians 15:56
the sting of death was sin; and the strength of sin was the law.

I had

Romans 7:5
for when we were in the carnal state of the law, the sinful passions of that state set our animal faculties to work in the service of death.
Romans 3:20
for by the observation of the law no one shall be justified in his sight, since it is the law that takes cognizance of sin.

Lust

Romans 7:8
but sin receiving strength by the commandment, wrought in me all manner of concupiscence. for before the law sin appear'd dead.
1 Thessalonians 4:5
person unsullied by the vices of the Gentiles, who know not God:

Thou shalt

Romans 13:9
loves others hath fulfilled the law. for this, "thou shalt not commit adultery, thou shalt not kill, thou shalt not steal, thou shalt not bear false witness, thou shalt not covet;" and whatever social precept there be, it is reduced to this single head,
Matthew 5:28
but I tell you, that whosoever looks on a woman with impure desires is already guilty of approving the fact.
Luke 12:15
then he said to them, take care to be clear of all avarice: for the enjoyment of life does not depend upon the having large possessions.
Acts 20:33
I have not desir'd to get from any one either silver, or gold, or apparel.
Ephesians 5:3
But fornication, and all impurity, or inordinate desire, let it not be approved by you, as being unworthy of christians: neither ribaldry,
Colossians 3:5
Mortify therefore your sensual appetites, fornication, impurity, irregular passions, wicked desires, and that licentiousness practised by idolaters.
1 John 2:15
Love not the world, nor let worldly things engage your affections. he that is worldly affected is a stranger to divine love.