Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


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

General references

Bible References

A well-spring

Proverbs 10:11
A fountain of life the mouth of the just one: and violence shall cover the mouth of the unjust
Proverbs 13:14
The law of the wise one a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
Proverbs 14:27
The fear of Jehovah a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death.
Proverbs 18:4
Deep waters are the words of man's mouth, the fountain of wisdom a gushing stream.
John 5:24
Truly, truly, I say to you, That he hearing my word, and believing him having sent me, has eternal life, and comes not into judgment; but has passed from death to life.
John 6:63
It is the spirit making alive; the flesh profits nothing: the words which I speak to you are spirit, and are life.

The instruction

Proverbs 15:2
The tongue of the wise will make knowledge good: and the mouth of the foolish will gush forth folly.
Matthew 15:14
Let them go: they are blind guides of the blind. And if the blind guide the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
Matthew 23:16
Woe to you blind guides, saying, Whoever should swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whoever should swear by the gold of the temple, he is indebted!
Luke 6:39
And he spake to them a parable, Can the blind lead the blind? shall they not both fall into the ditch?

General references

Proverbs 11:14
In no guidance the people will fall: and salvation in a multitude of counseling.