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 called, and ye refused, I stretched out my hand, and no one regarded;
Proverbs 5:11
So shalt thou grieve in thy latter end, in the failing of thy flesh and of thy healthy condition;
Proverbs 8:33
Hear ye correction, and be wise, and do not neglect.
Psalm 50:17
Seeing that, thou, hast hated correction, And hast cast my words behind thee;
Hebrews 12:15
Using oversight - lest any one be falling behind from the favour of God, - lest any root of bitterness, springing up above, be causing trouble, and, through it, the many, be defiled:


Proverbs 29:1
He that being often reproved stiffeneth his neck, suddenly shall be hurt, and there be no healing.
Isaiah 1:5
Why should ye be smitten any more? Ye would again turn aside! The whole head is sick, And the whole heart faint:
Jeremiah 5:3
O Yahweh! thine own eyes, are they not directed to fidelity? Thou hast smitten them Yet have they not grieved, Thou hast consumed them - They have refused to receive correction, - They have made their faces bolder than a cliff, They have refused to return.
Ezekiel 24:13
In thine uncleanness, is lewdness; be- cause I purified thee and thou wast not purified, from thine uncleanness, thou shalt not be purified any more, until I have let mine indignation rest upon thee.


Proverbs 5:13
Neither hearkened I to the voice of my teachers, nor, to my instructors, inclined I mine ear:
Deuteronomy 21:18
When a man hath a son, rebellious and insulting, who will not hearken to the voice of his father, and to the voice of his mother, - though they chastise him, yet will not hearken unto them,
Matthew 7:24
Every one, therefore, who heareth thesemy words, and doeth them, shall be likened to a prudent man, who built his house upon the rock;
James 1:22
Become ye doers of the word, and not hearers only - reasoning yourselves astray;
Revelation 3:19
I, as many as I tenderly love, I convict and put under discipline: be zealous, therefore, and repent.

Getteth understanding

Proverbs 15:14
The heart of the intelligent, seeketh knowledge, but, the mouth of dullards, feedeth on folly.
Proverbs 18:15
the heart of the intelligent, acquireth knowledge, yea, the ear of the wise, seeketh knowledge.