Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The fear of the LORD is the instruction of wisdom; and before honour is humility.

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Bible References


Proverbs 1:7
The reverence of Yahweh, is the beginning of knowledge, Wisdom and correction, the foolish have despised.
Proverbs 8:13
The reverence of Yahweh, is to hate wickedness: pride, arrogance, and the way of wickedness; And a mouth of perverse things, do I hate.
Job 28:28
And said to the son of earth, Lo! the reverence of the Lord, that, is wisdom, and, to avoid evil, is understanding.
Psalm 34:11
Come, ye children! hearken unto me, The reverence of Yahweh, will I teach you.
Psalm 111:10
The beginning of wisdom, is the reverence of Yahweh, Good discretion, have all that do them, His praise, endureth for aye.


Proverbs 18:12
Before grievous injury, a man's heart is haughty, and, before honour, is humility.
Proverbs 25:6
Do not honour thyself before a king, nor, in the place of great men, do thou stand;
Proverbs 29:23
The loftiness of a man, layeth him low, - but, one of a lowly spirit, shall attain unto honour.
Luke 14:11
Because, everyone who exalteth himself, shall be abased; and, he that abaseth himself, shall be exalted?
Philippians 2:5
The same thing, esteem, in yourselves, which also, in Christ Jesus, ye esteem , -
James 4:10
Be made low in presence of the Lord, and he will lift you up.
1 Peter 5:5
In like manner, ye younger men - submit yourselves unto elders; - All, however, one towards another, gird on humility; because, God, against the haughty, arrayeth himself, whereas, unto the lowly, he giveth favour.

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Matthew 23:12
And, whoever shall exalt himself, shall be, abased, and, whoever shall abase himself, shall be, exalted,