Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


The wise in heart shall be called prudent: and the sweetness of the lips increaseth learning.

Bible References


Proverbs 16:23
The heart of the wise causes his mouth to be prudent, and with his lips he shall increase doctrine.
Proverbs 10:8
The wise in heart will receive the commandments, but he who speaks foolishness shall fall.
Proverbs 23:15
My son, if thy heart is wise, my heart shall also rejoice;
1 Kings 3:12
behold, I have done according to thy words: behold, I have given thee a wise and understanding heart so that there was none like thee before thee, neither after thee shall any arise like unto thee.
Romans 16:19
For your obedience is come abroad unto all places. I am glad therefore on your behalf, but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good and innocent concerning evil.
James 3:17
But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, modest, benevolent, full of mercy and of good fruits, not judgmental, unfeigned.

The sweetness

Proverbs 16:24
Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and medicine to the bones.
Proverbs 15:7
The lips of the wise disperse wisdom, but the heart of the foolish does not so.
Proverbs 27:9
Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart, so does the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel.
Psalm 45:2
Thou art fairer than the sons of men, grace is poured into thy lips; therefore God has blessed thee for ever.
Ecclesiastes 12:10
The preacher sought to find willing words and upright writings, even words of truth.
Isaiah 50:4
The Lord GOD has given me the tongue of the wise that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary; he wakes up early, early shall he awaken my ear, that I might hear, as the wise.
Luke 4:22
And all bore him witness and marvelled at the words of grace which proceeded out of his mouth. And they said, Is not this Joseph's son?
John 7:46
The officers answered, Never has anyone spoken like this man.