Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.

Bible References

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Ecclesiastes 2:15
And I said in my heart, As it happeneth to the fool so will it happen even to me; and why was I then so wise? Then I said in my heart that this also is vanity.
Ecclesiastes 7:16
Be not righteous overmuch; neither make thyself overwise: why shouldest thou destroy thyself?
Ecclesiastes 12:12
And besides, my son, be warned by them: of making many books there is no end, and much study is a weariness of the flesh.
Job 28:28
And unto man he said, Lo, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.
1 Corinthians 3:18
Let no one deceive himself: if any one thinks himself to be wise among you in this world, let him become foolish, that he may be wise.
James 3:13
Who is wise and understanding among you; let him shew out of a good conversation his works in meekness of wisdom;

General references

Ecclesiastes 1:14
I have seen all the works that are done under the sun, and behold, all is vanity and pursuit of the wind.
Ecclesiastes 6:11
For there are many things that increase vanity: what is man advantaged?