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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A price

Proverbs 1:22
How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? and the scoffers delight in their scoffing, and fools hate knowledge?
Proverbs 8:4
Unto you, O men, I call; and my voice is to the sons of man.
Proverbs 9:4
Whosoever is simple, let him turn in here: as for him that lacks understanding, she says to him,
Isaiah 55:1
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.
Acts 13:46
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.


Proverbs 14:6
A scoffer seeks wisdom, and finds it not: but knowledge is easy unto him that understands.
Proverbs 18:15
The heart of the prudent gets knowledge; and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.
Proverbs 21:25
The desire of the slothful kills him; for his hands refuse to labor.
Deuteronomy 5:29
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!
Psalm 81:11
But my people would not hearken to my voice; and Israel would have none of me.
Hosea 4:11
Harlotry and wine and new wine take away the heart.
John 3:20
For everyone that does evil hates the light, neither comes to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed.
Acts 28:26
Saying, Go unto this people, and say, Hearing you shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing you shall see, and not perceive:

General references

Proverbs 1:2
To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding;
Luke 7:35
But wisdom is justified by all her children.