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, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? and the scoffers delight in their scoffing, and fools hate knowledge?
Unto you, O men, I call; and my voice is to the sons of man.
Whosoever is simple, let him turn in here: as for him that lacks understanding, she says to him,
Ho, everyone that thirsts, come you to the waters, and he that has no money; come you, buy, and eat; yea, come, buy wine and milk without money and without price.
Then Paul and Barnabas grew bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you: but seeing you put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.
2 Corinthians 6:1
We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that you receive not the grace of God in vain.
A scoffer seeks wisdom, and finds it not: but knowledge is easy unto him that understands.
The heart of the prudent gets knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
The desire of the slothful kills him; for his hands refuse to labor.
O 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 children forever!
But my people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would have none of me.
Harlotry and wine and new wine take away the heart.
For everyone that does evil hates the light, neither comes to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed.
Saying, Go unto this people, and say, Hearing you shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing you shall see, and not perceive: