Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going.

Bible References

Simple

Proverbs 4:26
Ponder the path of your feet, and let all your ways be established.
Proverbs 22:3
A prudent man foresees the evil, and hides himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished.
Proverbs 27:12
A prudent man foresees the evil, and hides himself; but the simple pass on, and are punished.
Romans 16:18
For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the innocent.
Ephesians 4:14
That we from now on be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, by which they lie in wait to deceive;
Ephesians 5:17
Therefore be not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.
1 John 4:1
Beloved, believe not every spirit, but test the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

The prudent

Proverbs 14:8
The wisdom of the prudent is to understand his way: but the folly of fools is deceit.
Amos 5:13
Therefore the prudent shall keep silence in that time; for it is an evil time.
Acts 13:7
Who was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who called for Barnabas and Saul, and desired to hear the word of God.