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?

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Bible References

A price

Proverbs 1:22
How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? And scoffers delight them in scoffing, and fools hate knowledge?
Proverbs 8:4
To you, O men, I call. And my voice is to the sons of men.
Proverbs 9:4
He who is simple, let him turn in here. As for him who is void of understanding, she says to him,
Isaiah 55:1
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.
Acts 13:46
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


Proverbs 14:6
A scoffer seeks wisdom, and [finds it] not, but knowledge is easy to him who has understanding.
Proverbs 18:15
The heart of a prudent man gets knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
Proverbs 21:25
The desire of the sluggard kills him, for his hands refuse to labor.
Deuteronomy 5:29
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!
Psalm 81:11
But my people hearkened not to my voice, and Israel would none of me.
Hosea 4:11
Whoredom and wine and new wine take away the understanding.
John 3:20
For every man who does evil hates the light, and does not come to the light, so that his works may not be exposed.
Acts 28:26
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.

General references

Proverbs 1:2
to know wisdom and instruction, to discern the words of understanding,
Luke 7:35
And wisdom is justified from all her children.