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
Joy to the man in the answer of his mouth: and a word in its time how good
Proverbs 12:23
A prudent man covered knowledge: and the heart of the foolish will meet folly.
Proverbs 13:16
Every prudent one will do in knowledge: and the foolish one will spread folly.
Proverbs 16:23
The heart of the wise shall attend to his mouth, and he shall add knowledge to his lips.
Proverbs 25:11
Apples of gold in images of silver is the word spoken upon its wheels.
Psalm 45:1
To the overseer over the lilies, for the sons of Korah, instruction: a song of the beloved. My heart boiled over a good word: I say my works to the king: my tongue the pen of one writing promptly.
Ecclesiastes 10:12
The words of the wise one's mouth, grace; and the lips of the foolish one shall swallow him down.
Isaiah 50:4
The Lord Jehovah gave to me the tongue of the expert to know to help the weary with a word: he will rouse up in the morning by morning, he will rouse up to me the ear to hear as the expert


Psalm 59:7
Behold, they will gush out with their mouth: swords in their lips: for who heard?

General references

Proverbs 14:33
In the heart of him understanding, wisdom shall rest: and in the midst of fools it shall be made known.
Proverbs 17:28
Also the foolish one being silent shall be thought wise: and he shutting his lips, understanding.
Matthew 15:18
But the things going forth out of the mouth come from the heart, and these pollute the man.