Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.

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Proverbs 3:7
Be not wise in thine own eyes. Fear LORD, and depart from evil.
Proverbs 14:16
A wise man fears, and departs from evil, but the fool bears himself insolently, and is confident.
Proverbs 16:2
All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes, but LORD weighs the spirits.
Proverbs 26:12
See thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope for a fool than of him.
Proverbs 28:11
The rich man is wise in his own conceit, but a poor man who has understanding searches him out.
Proverbs 30:12
There is a generation who are pure in their own eyes, and [yet] are not washed from their filthiness.
Luke 18:11
Having stood by himself, the Pharisee prayed these things: God, I thank thee that I am not as the rest of men, predatory, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector.
Galatians 6:3
For if some man presumes to be something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.


Proverbs 1:5
that the wise man may hear, and increase in learning, and that the man of understanding may attain to sound counsels,
Proverbs 9:9
Give opportunity to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser. Teach a righteous man, and he will increase in learning.
Proverbs 19:20
Hear counsel, and receive instruction, that thou may be wise in thy latter end.
Jeremiah 38:15
Then Jeremiah said to Zedekiah, If I declare it to thee, will thou not surely put me to death? And if I give thee counsel, thou will not hearken to me.

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Proverbs 14:12
There is a way which seems right to a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death.
Proverbs 26:16
The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit than seven men who can render a reason.