Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness.

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Romans 9:30
What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, who did not follow after righteousness, attained to righteousness, even the righteousness which is of faith;
Romans 10:2
For I testify about them that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.
Galatians 3:21
Is the law then against the promises of God? Certainly not. For if there had been a law given which could make alive, most certainly righteousness would have been of the law.
Philippians 3:6
concerning zeal, persecuting the church; concerning the righteousness which is in the law, found blameless.


Romans 3:20
Because by the works of the law, no flesh will be justified in his sight. For through the law comes the knowledge of sin.
Romans 4:14
For if those who are of the law are heirs, faith is made void, and the promise is made of no effect.
Romans 11:7
What then? That which Israel seeks for, that he did not obtain, but the chosen ones obtained it, and the rest were hardened.
Galatians 3:10
For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse. For it is written, "Cursed is everyone who does not continue in all things that are written in the book of the law, to do them."
Galatians 5:3
Yes, I testify again to every man who receives circumcision, that he is a debtor to do the whole law.
James 2:10
For whoever keeps the whole law, and yet stumbles in one point, he has become guilty of all.

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Matthew 19:30
But many will be last who are first; and first who are last.
Mark 10:31
But many who are first will be last; and the last first."