Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.

Getteth understanding

Bible References


Proverbs 1:24
Because I have called, and ye have refused, I have stretched out my hand, and no man has regarded,
Proverbs 5:11
and thou mourn at thy latter end when thy flesh and thy body are consumed,
Proverbs 8:33
Hear instruction, and be wise, and do not refuse it.
Psalm 50:17
since thou hate instruction, and cast my words behind thee?
Hebrews 12:15
Looking carefully lest any man fall short, away from the grace of God, lest any root of bitterness sprouting up would cause trouble, and by this many may be defiled,


Proverbs 29:1
He who, being often reproved, hardens his neck shall suddenly be destroyed, and that without remedy.
Isaiah 1:5
Why will ye be still stricken, that ye revolt more and more? The whole head is sick, and the whole heart faint.
Jeremiah 5:3
O LORD, do not thine eyes look upon truth? Thou have stricken them, but they were not grieved. Thou have consumed them, but they have refused to receive correction. They have made their faces harder than a rock. They have refused t
Ezekiel 24:13
In thy filthiness is lewdness. Because I have cleansed thee and thou were not cleansed, thou shall not be cleansed from thy filthiness any more, till I have caused my wrath toward thee to rest.


Proverbs 5:13
Neither have I obeyed the voice of my teachers, nor inclined my ear to those who instructed me!
Deuteronomy 21:18
If a man has a stubborn and rebellious son, who will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and, though they chasten him, will not hearken to them,
Matthew 7:24
Therefore every man, whoever hears these sayings of mine, and does them, I will compare him to a wise man who built his house upon the rock.
James 1:22
But become ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.
Revelation 3:19
As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten. Be zealous therefore, and repent.

Getteth understanding

Proverbs 15:14
The heart of him who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouth of fools feeds on folly.
Proverbs 18:15
The heart of a prudent man gets knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.