Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.


Bible References


Proverbs 15:23
A man hath joy, in the answer of his own mouth, and, a word in its season, - how good!
Proverbs 12:23
A prudent man, concealeth knowledge, but, the heart of dullards, proclaimeth folly.
Proverbs 13:16
Every prudent man, maketh use of knowledge, but, a dullard, spreadeth folly.
Proverbs 16:23
The heart of the wise, giveth discretion to his mouth, and, upon his lips, increaseth persuasiveness.
Proverbs 25:11
Golden fruit in figured silver baskets, is a word spoken on fitting occasion.
Psalm 45:1
Overflowed hath my heart, with an excellent theme, I will recite my poem concerning the king, Be, my tongue, like the pen of a scribe who is skilled.
Ecclesiastes 10:12
The words of a wise man's mouth, are pleasant, - but, the lips of a dullard, will swallow him up:
Isaiah 50:4
My Lord Yahweh, hath given unto me the tongue of the instructed, That I should know how to succour the fainting, with discourse, - He kept wakening - morning by morning. He kept wakening mine ear, to hearken as do the instructed;


Psalm 59:7
Lo! they belch forth with their mouth, Swords, are in their lips, For say they , Who doth hear?

General references

Proverbs 14:33
In the heart of the intelligent, reposeth wisdom, but, in the midst of dullards, it maketh itself known.
Proverbs 17:28
Even a fool, holding his peace, is accounted, wise, - He that closeth his lips, is thought to have understanding.
Matthew 15:18
while, the things which proceed out of the mouth, out of the heart, come forth, and, they, defile the man.