Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion.

Bible References

A jewel

Proverbs 31:30
Charm is deceitful and beauty is fleeting, but a woman who fears the Lord will be praised.
Ezekiel 16:15
"'But you trusted in your beauty and capitalized on your fame by becoming a prostitute. You offered your sexual favors to every man who passed by so that your beauty became his.
Nahum 3:4
"Because you have acted like a wanton prostitute -- a seductive mistress who practices sorcery, who enslaves nations by her harlotry, and entices peoples by her sorcery --
1 Peter 3:3
Let your beauty not be external -- the braiding of hair and wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes --
2 Peter 2:22
They are illustrations of this true proverb: "A dog returns to its own vomit," and "A sow, after washing herself, wallows in the mire."

Is without

Proverbs 7:10
Suddenly a woman came out to meet him! She was dressed like a prostitute and with secret intent.
Proverbs 9:13
The woman called Folly is brash, she is naive and does not know anything.

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