Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For God giveth to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he giveth travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that is good before God. This also is vanity and vexation of spirit.
In his sight
And Jehovah said to Noah, Go into the ark, thou and all thy house; for thee have I seen righteous before me in this generation.
And they were both just before God, walking in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blameless.
2 Chronicles 31:20
And thus did Hezekiah throughout Judah, and wrought what was good and right and true before Jehovah his God.
Blessed is the man that findeth wisdom, and the man that getteth understanding.
Say ye of the righteous that it shall be well with him, for they shall eat the fruit of their doings.
Hitherto ye have asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit.
1 Corinthians 1:30
But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who has been made to us wisdom from God, and righteousness, and holiness, and redemption;
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, fidelity,
For this reason we also, from the day we heard of your faith and love, do not cease praying and asking for you, to the end that ye may be filled with the full knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding,
Let the word of the Christ dwell in you richly, in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another, in psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to God.
But the wisdom from above first is pure, then peaceful, gentle, yielding, full of mercy and good fruits, unquestioning, unfeigned.
To the sinner
Though he heap up silver as the dust, and prepare clothing as the clay;
A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children's children; but the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the righteous man.
He that by usury and unjust gain increaseth his substance gathereth it for him that is gracious to the poor.
The little that the righteous hath is better than the abundance of many wicked;
Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities! all is vanity.
I have seen the travail that God hath given to the sons of men to toil in.
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon the earth, where moth and rust spoils, and where thieves dig through and steal;
1 Timothy 6:8
But having sustenance and covering, we will be content with these.