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
A fountain of life [is] a mouth of righteousness, and a mouth of wickedness conceals violence.
Proverbs 13:14
The teaching of the wise [is] a fountain of life, [in order] to avoid the snares of death.
Proverbs 14:27
The fear of Yahweh [is] a fountain of life, [in order] to turn from the snares of death.
Proverbs 18:4
Deep waters [are] words of the mouth of a man; a gushing stream [is] a fountain of wisdom.
John 5:24
Truly, truly I say to you that the one who hears my word and who believes the one who sent me has eternal life, and does not come into judgment, but has passed from death into life.
John 6:63
The Spirit is the one who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and are life.

The instruction

Proverbs 15:2
The tongue of the wise will dispense knowledge, but the mouth of fools will pour out folly.
Matthew 15:14
Let them! They are blind guides of the blind. And if the blind guide the blind, both will fall into a pit."
Matthew 23:16
"Woe to you, blind guides, who say, 'Whoever swears by the temple, it is nothing! But whoever swears by the gold of the temple is bound [by his oath].'
Luke 6:39
And he also told them a parable: "Surely a blind person cannot lead the blind, [can he]? Will they not both fall into a pit?

General references

Proverbs 11:14
Where there is no guidance, a nation shall fall, but [there is] safety in an abundance of counsel.