Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.

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Bible References


Proverbs 1:22
“How long, foolish ones, will you love ignorance?
How long will you mockers enjoy mocking
and you fools hate knowledge?
Proverbs 5:12
and you will say, “How I hated discipline,
and how my heart despised correction.
Proverbs 15:5
A fool despises his father’s discipline,
but a person who accepts correction is sensible.
Proverbs 18:2
A fool does not delight in understanding,
but only wants to show off his opinions.
John 3:18
Anyone who believes in Him is not condemned, but anyone who does not believe is already condemned, because he has not believed in the name of the One and Only Son of God.
Romans 1:28
And because they did not think it worthwhile to acknowledge God, God delivered them over to a worthless mind to do what is morally wrong.

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Deuteronomy 32:28
Israel is a nation lacking sense
with no understanding at all.

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