Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References


Nehemiah 8:2
And Ezra, the priest, brought the law before the congregation, both of men and women and all that could hear with understanding, upon the first day of the seventh month.
Nehemiah 9:3
And they stood up in their place and read in the book of the law of the LORD their God one fourth part of the day; and another fourth part they confessed and worshipped the LORD their God.
Proverbs 8:32
Now therefore hearken unto me, O ye sons; for blessed are those that keep my ways.
Ecclesiastes 5:1
Watch thy feet when thou goest to the house of God and draw near with more willingness to hear than to give the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know how to do what God wants.
Mark 2:2
And soon many were gathered together, insomuch that there was no room to receive them, no, not so much as about the door; and he preached the word unto them.
Mark 12:37
David therefore himself calls him Lord, and where then is he his son? And the many people heard him gladly.
Luke 15:1
Then all the publicans and sinners drew near unto him to hear him.
Luke 19:48
and could not find what they might do, for all the people were very attentive to hear him.
Acts 2:42
And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship and in breaking of bread and in prayers.
Acts 10:33
Immediately therefore I sent to thee, and thou hast done well to come. Now therefore we are all here present before God to hear all things that are commanded thee of God.
Acts 13:42
And when they were gone out of the synagogue of the Jews, the Gentiles besought that these words might be spoken to them the next sabbath.
Acts 17:11
These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all diligence and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.
1 Thessalonians 2:13
For this cause also we thank God without ceasing, that having received from us the word to hear from God, ye received it not as the word of men, (but as it is in truth) the word of God, which effectually works in you that believe.

Slow to speak

James 1:26
If anyone among you thinks to be religious and does not bridle his tongue, but deceives his own heart, his religion is vain.
James 3:1
My brethren, make not unto yourselves many teachers, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation.
Proverbs 10:19
In the multitude of words there is no lack of rebellion, but he that refrains his lips is wise.
Proverbs 13:3
He that keeps his mouth keeps his life: but he that opens his lips often shall have calamity.
Proverbs 15:2
The tongue of the wise shall adorn wisdom, but the mouth of fools shall speak foolishness.
Proverbs 17:27
He who has knowledge spares his words, and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.
Proverbs 18:13
For him that answers a word before he hears, it is folly and reproach unto him.
Proverbs 21:23
Whosoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles.
Ecclesiastes 5:2
Do not be rash with thy mouth and do not let thy heart be hasty to utter any thing before God, for God is in heaven and thou upon earth; therefore let thy words be few.

Slow to wrath

Nehemiah 9:17
and refused to hear; neither did they remember thy wonders that thou hadst done among them, but hardened their necks and in their rebellion thought to appoint a leader to return to their bondage; but thou art a God of pardons, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great mercy, for thou didst not leave them.
Proverbs 14:17
He that is soon angry shall deal foolishly, and the man of wicked devices shall be hated.
Proverbs 15:18
A wrathful man stirs up strife, but he that is slow to anger appeases strife.
Proverbs 16:32
He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he that rules his spirit than he that takes a city.
Proverbs 17:14
To release the waters (to speak rashly) is the beginning of contention; therefore, leave off strife before it gets started.
Proverbs 19:11
The discretion of a man defers his anger, and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.
Proverbs 25:28
The man whose spirit has no restraint is like a city that is broken down and without walls.
Ecclesiastes 7:8
Better is the end of a thing than its beginning, and he who has suffered in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.
Matthew 5:22
but I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother out of control shall be in danger of the judgment, and whosoever shall insult his brother shall be in danger of the council, but whosoever shall say, Thou art impious, shall be in danger of hell.
Galatians 5:20
idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,
Ephesians 4:26
Be ye angry and sin not; let not the sun go down upon your wrath,
Colossians 3:8
But now put ye also off all these things: anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.

General references

Job 32:16
And I waited, (for they did not speak, but stopped, and answered no more);
Mark 6:33
And many saw them departing and knew him and ran there afoot out of the cities and arrived before them and came together unto him.