Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it: but the instruction of fools is folly.

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Bible References

A well-spring

Proverbs 10:11
The mouth of a righteous man is a fountain of life, but violence covers the mouth of the wicked.
Proverbs 13:14
The law of a wise man is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
Proverbs 14:27
The fear of LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
Proverbs 18:4
The words of a man's mouth are deep waters. The wellspring of wisdom is a flowing brook.
John 5:24
Truly, truly, I say to you, that he who hears my word, and believes him who sent me, has eternal life. And he does not come into condemnation, but has passed from death into life.
John 6:63
It is the spirit that makes alive. The flesh benefits nothing. The sayings that I speak to you are spirit, are life.

The instruction

Proverbs 15:2
The tongue of the wise utters knowledge rightly, but the mouth of fools pours out folly.
Matthew 15:14
Leave them. They are blind leaders of blind men, and if a blind man leads a blind man, both will fall into a ditch.
Matthew 23:16
Woe to you, ye blind guides, who say, Whoever may swear by the temple, it is nothing, but whoever may swear by the gold of the temple, he is obligated.
Luke 6:39
And he spoke a parable to them. Can a blind man lead a blind man? Will they not both fall into a ditch?

General references

Proverbs 11:14
Where no wise guidance is, the people fall, but in the multitude of counselors there is safety.