Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


In the lips of him that hath understanding wisdom is found: but a rod is for the back of him that is void of understanding.

Bible References

The lips

Proverbs 10:11
The mouth of a righteous man is a fountain of life, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
Proverbs 15:7
The lips of the wise disperse knowledge, but the heart of the foolish, not so.
Proverbs 20:15
There is gold, and abundance of rubies, but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel.
Proverbs 26:3
A whip for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the back of fools.
Exodus 10:12
And LORD said to Moses, Stretch out thy hand over the land of Egypt for the locusts, that they may come up upon the land of Egypt, and eat every herb of the land, even all that the hail has left.
Isaiah 50:4
Lord LORD has given me the tongue of those who are taught, that I may know how to sustain with words him who is weary. He awakens morning by morning. He awakens my ear to hear as those who are taught.
Luke 4:22
And all witnessed to him, and wondered at the words of grace that proceeded out of his mouth. And they said, Is this not the son of Joseph?

A rod

Proverbs 10:10
He who winks with the eye causes sorrow. And a prating fool shall fall.
Proverbs 7:22
He goes after her straightaway, as an ox goes to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks,
Proverbs 17:10
A rebuke enters deeper into him who has understanding than a hundred stripes into a fool.
Proverbs 26:3
A whip for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the back of fools.
Proverbs 27:22
Though thou should pound a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with crushed grain, yet his foolishness will not depart from him.
Psalm 32:9
Become ye not as the horse, or as the mule, which have no understanding, whose trappings must be bit and bridle to hold them in, [else] they will not come near to thee.