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 well of life, but the mouth of the wicked covers violence.
Proverbs 15:7
The lips of the wise disperse wisdom, but the heart of the foolish does not so.
Proverbs 20:15
There is gold and a multitude of precious stones, but the lips of wisdom are a precious vessel.
Proverbs 26:3
A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back.
Exodus 10:12
Then the LORD said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand over the land of Egypt to bring the locusts, that they may come up upon the land of Egypt and eat all the grass of the land and all that the hail has left.
Isaiah 50:4
The Lord GOD has given me the tongue of the wise that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary; he wakes up early, early shall he awaken my ear, that I might hear, as the wise.
Luke 4:22
And all bore him witness and marvelled at the words of grace which proceeded out of his mouth. And they said, Is not this Joseph's son?

A rod

Proverbs 10:10
He that winks with the eye causes sorrow, and he that speaks foolishness shall fall.
Proverbs 7:22
He went after her straightway, as an ox goes to the slaughter or as a fool to the correction of the stocks,
Proverbs 17:10
Reproof is of more benefit to a wise man than a hundred stripes to a fool.
Proverbs 26:3
A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, and a rod for the fool's back.
Proverbs 27:22
Though thou should bray a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet his foolishness will not depart from him.
Psalm 32:9
Be ye not as the horse or as the mule, which have no understanding: whose mouth must be held in subjection with bit and bridle, or they will not come near unto thee.