Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References


Nehemiah 8:2
On the first day of the seventh month, Ezra the priest brought the law before the assembly of men, women, and all who could listen with understanding.
Nehemiah 9:3
While they stood in their places, they read from the book of the law of the Lord their God for a fourth of the day and spent another fourth of the day in confession and worship of the Lord their God.
Proverbs 8:32
“And now, my sons, listen to me;
those who keep my ways are happy.
Ecclesiastes 5:1
Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. Better to draw near in obedience than to offer the sacrifice as fools do, for they ignorantly do wrong.
Mark 2:2
So many people gathered together that there was no more room, not even in the doorway, and He was speaking the message to them.
Mark 12:37
David himself calls Him ‘Lord’; how then can the Messiah be his Son?” And the large crowd was listening to Him with delight.
Luke 15:1
All the tax collectors and sinners were approaching to listen to Him.
Luke 19:48
but they could not find a way to do it, because all the people were captivated by what they heard.
Acts 2:42
And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread, and to the prayers.
Acts 10:33
Therefore I immediately sent for you, and you did the right thing in coming. So we are all present before God, to hear everything you have been commanded by the Lord.”
Acts 13:42
As they were leaving, the people begged that these matters be presented to them the following Sabbath.
Acts 17:11
The people here were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, since they welcomed the message with eagerness and examined the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.
1 Thessalonians 2:13
This is why we constantly thank God, because when you received the message about God that you heard from us, you welcomed it not as a human message, but as it truly is, the message of God, which also works effectively in you believers.

Slow to speak

James 1:26
If anyone thinks he is religious without controlling his tongue, then his religion is useless and he deceives himself.
James 3:1
Not many should become teachers, my brothers, knowing that we will receive a stricter judgment,
Proverbs 10:19
When there are many words, sin is unavoidable,
but the one who controls his lips is wise.
Proverbs 13:3
The one who guards his mouth protects his life;
the one who opens his lips invites his own ruin.
Proverbs 15:2
The tongue of the wise makes knowledge attractive,
but the mouth of fools blurts out foolishness.
Proverbs 17:27
The intelligent person restrains his words,
and one who keeps a cool head
is a man of understanding.
Proverbs 18:13
The one who gives an answer before he listens—
this is foolishness and disgrace for him.
Proverbs 21:23
The one who guards his mouth and tongue
keeps himself out of trouble.
Ecclesiastes 5:2
Do not be hasty to speak, and do not be impulsive to make a speech before God. God is in heaven and you are on earth, so let your words be few.

Slow to wrath

Nehemiah 9:17
They refused to listen
and did not remember Your wonders
You performed among them.
They became stiff-necked and appointed a leader
to return to their slavery in Egypt.
But You are a forgiving God,
gracious and compassionate,
slow to anger and rich in faithful love,
and You did not abandon them.
Proverbs 14:17
A quick-tempered man acts foolishly,
and a man who schemes is hated.
Proverbs 15:18
A hot-tempered man stirs up conflict,
but a man slow to anger calms strife.
Proverbs 16:32
Patience is better than power,
and controlling one’s temper, than capturing a city.
Proverbs 17:14
To start a conflict is to release a flood;
stop the dispute before it breaks out.
Proverbs 19:11
A person’s insight gives him patience,
and his virtue is to overlook an offense.
Proverbs 25:28
A man who does not control his temper
is like a city whose wall is broken down.

Ecclesiastes 7:8
The end of a matter is better than its beginning;
a patient spirit is better than a proud spirit.
Matthew 5:22
But I tell you, everyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment. And whoever says to his brother, ‘Fool!’ will be subject to the Sanhedrin. But whoever says, ‘You moron!’ will be subject to hellfire.
Galatians 5:20
idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambitions, dissensions, factions,
Ephesians 4:26
Be angry and do not sin. Don’t let the sun go down on your anger,
Colossians 3:8
But now you must also put away all the following: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and filthy language from your mouth.

General references

Job 32:16
Should I continue to wait now that they are silent,
now that they stand there and no longer answer?
Mark 6:33
but many saw them leaving and recognized them. People ran there by land from all the towns and arrived ahead of them.

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