Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Wherefore is there a price in the hand of a fool to get wisdom, seeing he hath no heart to it?
How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? And scoffers delight them in scoffing, and fools hate knowledge?
To you, O men, I call. And my voice is to the sons of men.
He who is simple, let him turn in here. As for him who is void of understanding, she says to him,
Ho, everyone who thirsts, come ye to the waters. And he who has no money, come ye, buy, and eat. Yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.
But having spoken boldly, Paul and Barnabas said, It was necessary for the word of God to be spoken first to you, but since ye thrust it away, and judge yourselves unworthy of eternal life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.
2 Corinthians 6:1
And working jointly, we urge you also not to receive the grace of God in vain
A scoffer seeks wisdom, and [finds it] not, but knowledge is easy to him who has understanding.
The heart of a prudent man gets knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
The desire of the sluggard kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.
Oh that there were such a heart in them that they would fear me, and keep all my commandments always, that it might be well with them, and with their sons forever!
But my people hearkened not to my voice, and Israel would none of me.
Whoredom and wine and new wine take away the understanding.
For every man who does evil hates the light, and does not come to the light, so that his works may not be exposed.
saying, Go thou to this people, and say, Hearing ye will hear, and will, no, not understand, and seeing ye will see, and will, no, not perceive.