Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For what the law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:

Bible References

For what

Romans 3:20
Because from works of law no flesh will be made right before him, for through law is knowledge of sin.
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.
Acts 13:39
And from all things of which ye could not be make righteous by the Law of Moses, in this man every man who believes is made righteous.
Galatians 3:21
Is the law therefore against the promises of God? May it not happen! For if a law was given that could make alive, truly righteousness would be from law.
Hebrews 7:18
For indeed there becomes an annulment of a preceding commandment because of its weakness and uselessness
Hebrews 10:1
For the law having a shadow of the good things that are coming, not the same substance of the events, with the same sacrifices that are offered continually each year, they are never able to fully perfect those who are approaching.

For sin

2 Corinthians 5:21
For the man who knew no sin was made sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in him.
Galatians 3:13
Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us. For it is written, Cursed is every man who hangs on a tree.


Romans 6:6
Knowing this, that our old man was crucified with him, so that the body of sin might be inactivated, no longer to enslave us to sin.
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 4:1
Therefore of Christ having suffered in flesh for us, arm ye yourselves also with the same mentality, because he who has suffered in flesh has ceased from sin,

General references

Exodus 40:12
And thou shall bring Aaron and his sons to the door of the tent of meeting, and shall wash them with water.
Leviticus 14:19
And the priest shall offer the sin-offering, and make atonement for him who is to be cleansed because of his uncleanness, and afterward he shall kill the burnt-offering.
Leviticus 16:5
And he shall take from the congregation of the sons of Israel two he-goats for a sin-offering, and one ram for a burnt-offering.
Romans 3:28
We therefore consider a man to be made righteous by faith independent of works of law.