Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?

Bible References

Ye simple

Proverbs 7:7
and I beheld among the simple ones, I discerned among the youths, a young man void of understanding
Proverbs 9:4
He who is simple, let him turn in here. As for him who is void of understanding, she says to him,
Psalm 94:8
Consider, ye brutish among the people, and ye fools, when will ye be wise?
Matthew 9:13
But after going, learn what this means, I desire mercy, and not sacrifice, for I came not to call the righteous, but sinners for repentance.
Matthew 11:29
Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, because I am meek and lowly in heart, and ye will find rest for your souls.
Matthew 23:37
O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets, and stones those who have been sent to her. How often I wanted to gathered thy children together the way a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, and ye would not.
Luke 19:42
saying, If thou knew, even thou, indeed even in this thy day, the things for thy peace. But now they are hidden from thine eyes.
Revelation 22:17
And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And he who hears, let him say, Come. And he who is thirsty, let him come. He who desires, let him take the water of life freely.

The scorners

Proverbs 3:34
Surely {the Lord is opposed to the arrogant (LXX/NT)}, but he gives grace to the lowly.
Proverbs 14:6
A scoffer seeks wisdom, and [finds it] not, but knowledge is easy to him who has understanding.
Proverbs 15:12
A scoffer does not like to be reproved. He will not go to the wise.
Proverbs 19:29
Judgments are prepared for scoffers, and stripes for the back of fools.
Proverbs 21:11
When a scoffer is punished, a simple man is made wise, and when a wise man is instructed, he receives knowledge.
Job 34:7
What man is like Job, who drinks up scorning like water,
Psalm 1:1
Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers,
2 Peter 3:3
Knowing this first, that there will come at the end of the days, scoffers, proceeding according to their own desires,

General references

Job 34:7
What man is like Job, who drinks up scorning like water,
Proverbs 8:5
O ye simple, understand prudence, and, ye fools, be of an understanding heart.
Proverbs 9:4
He who is simple, let him turn in here. As for him who is void of understanding, she says to him,
Jeremiah 17:19
Thus LORD said to me, Go, and stand in the gate of the sons of the people, by which the kings of Judah come in, and by which they go out, and in all the gates of Jerusalem.
Matthew 22:9
Go ye therefore to the crossings of the ways, and as many as ye may find, call to the wedding festivities.
John 1:5
And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it.